Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Hot New Reads

Why Buy a Book When You Can Borrow It?

Here are a few Cleveland Park staff picks for April:The latest thriller by Coben...

The Stories Behind Washington’s Lush Trees

Celebrate Earth Day April 22, 2010, at 7 p.m.

What stories do the trees in your neighborhood tell? Are any of them willow oaks? If so, Thomas Jefferson, who designed and executed the first D.C. street tree planting on record, would have loved them. Learn more about Washington's trees on April 22 at 7 p.m., when author Melanie Choukas-Bradley gives a lecture at the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library entitled "City of Trees."

It's Not Too Late!

Submit an original Haiku poem in the adult, teen, or children's category to win a prize.  For more information, please call the library at: 202.282.3080. 

Parking Lot Has Reopened

Thanks for your patience!

Haiku Contest for All Ages

March 27-April 11, 2010

Enter an original Haiku poem, which will be posted in the library during the 2010 National Cherry Blossom Festival. To qualify, poems must follow the five-syllable, seven-syllable, five-syllable pattern.

Cleveland Park Library Parking Lot to Close

Beginning Tuesday, March 23

The Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library parking lot will be closed for repairs beginning Tuesday, March 23 and will remain closed for five to seven days. The library is located within easy walking distance of the Cleveland Park Metro Station, and offers limited street parking on Macomb Street at the Corner of Connecticut Avenue, NW.

French Language Story Time

A Fun Introduction to French for Little Ones!

Join us on Thursday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. for stories and songs in French.  This program is for children of all ages, with adult participation. French beginners are included!  Our Preschool films follow immediately at 4:30 p.m.  Bienvenue!

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club

Thursday, March 4, 6:30 p.m.

Join us at Barnes & Noble 12th and E Streets, N. W. to discuss the page-turner Buried Strangers by Leighton Gage, the second book featuring Chief Inspector Mario Silva of the Brazilian Federal Police.  The author creates a sense of place and politics that captures the reader's imagination and an investigation full of corruption, intrigue, and forensic detail.

Behind the Scenes

Paul Norko and Pauline Jones Process Holds

Black History Month at Cleveland Park

Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library will host local historian, C.R. Gibbs, who will discuss Black Inventors from Africa to America on Friday, February 5 at Noon.Please join us for an informative lecture and discussion.For more information, call 202-282-3080