Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club

This month's selection is The Poisoner's Handbook by Pulitzer prize-winner Deborah Blum who combines science and social history to tell the true story of Dr. Charles Norris, Manhattan's first trained chief medical examiner, and Alexander Gettler, its first toxicologist.  

"The Curse of the Wendigo" - Now In Stock

We now have in stock this new book by the award winning author Rick Yancey.Described as " A cross between Mary Shelly and Stephen King... perfect for readers who want their nightmares in a literary package."

Chess Instructor Coming to Cleveland Park

Vaughn Bennett, one of DC's finest chess instructors, will be coming to the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library on Tuesday, February 8, at 4 p.m.  Bennett has been teaching chess in the District for many years, and has coached students of all ages in numerous chess tournaments.Join us for an informative afternoon!

2010 Tax Forms and Assistance

The federal tax forms we have received are currently in a display case in the Newark Street lobby. We do not have every federal tax form.  All the federal forms are available online at We have no 2010 District of Columbia tax forms.  They usually arrive mid-to-late February.  The 60-page booklet is currently available online at Please stop by to pick up federal tax forms.

New DVDs Now In Stock

Calling All Mystery Fans!We now have the complete series of Midsomer Murders in stock and ready for checkout.Seasons 1 - 15.Over fifty discs of this classic British series.

Start the New Year with Meditation

Many health practitioners recognize the practice of meditation as a means of creating a more positive and healthy lifestyle.

Book Talk: Love, Forgiveness and Wisdom

Please join us on Tuesday, January 11 at 7 p.m. for the last meeting of the Love, Forgiveness and Wisdom book talk series.We are discussing Ian McEwan's Atonement.  Copies of the book are available at the Cleveland Park circulation desk.Please call 202-282-3080 for more information.

Can You Wear Your PJs to the Library?

Yes you can!  Beginning in January join us every Tuesday evening at 7pm for Pajama Storytime. Children’s librarian, Patty Reeber, will entertain with a selection of stories, rhymes, puppets and songs. Pajamas, slippers, blankets, and teddy bears are all welcome. For more information, please visit the Cleveland Park Neigbhorhood Library at 3310 Connecticut Aveune, NW or call: 202-282-3080.

Wargamers Wanted!

On January 20 at 4 p.m. there will be a war game program for teens and adults.If you enjoy or are curious about war games, please join us for a fun and informative afternoon!

New Complete DVD Set: "Rich Man, Poor Man"

Rich Man, Poor Man: The first-ever dramatic miniseries to appear on American television. The series spans decades and generations, tracing the epic story of the Jordache family from 1945 to the late 1960s.This is the complete mini-series on 9 discs, which was originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1976. It is based on the novel by Irwin Shaw.