Author Visit: Angie Thomas Presents The Hate U Give

Angie Thomas, acclaimed author of The Hate U Give (HarperCollins, 2017), will discuss her bestselling YA novel at Cleveland Public Library on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. Lauded as an ambitious, timely novel that addresses racism, police violence, and the Black Lives Matter movement, The Hate U Give has become a bestselling sensation and is being adapted into…

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The Third Generation, a Novel by Chester B. Himes

Cleveland Public Library’s Special Collections Department owns the 1954 edition of the novel The Third Generation by Chester B. Himes (1909-1984). This autobiographical story mirrors Himes’s upbringing after his family moved from Missouri to Cleveland in the early 1920s. The novel portrays a Southern black family who constantly had to move as the father searched for teaching jobs. The situation puts a…

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Board of Trustees Meeting

February 15, 2018 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting & Organizational Meeting of 1/18/18 and Finance Committee Meeting of 1/16/18. COMMUNICATIONS   FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution to Accept Gifts for the Month of January (EXHIBIT 1) Second Amendment to the Year 2018 Appropriation (EXHIBIT 2) Resolution to…

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Finance Committee Meeting

February 13, 2018 Trustees Room          Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA Presentation:  Nadia Del Valle, National Program Director, Say Yes to Education, Inc. FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Second Amendment to the Year 2018 Appropriation Resolution to Approve the Use of Lockwood Thompson Endowment Funds for International Travel Resolution to Enter Into Agreements and/or Establish Funding Requests for Telecommunication…

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2018 Tax Information and Resources

Tax forms

Due to city, state, and federal level budget cuts and the increase of taxpayers filling electronically, libraries receive a limited amount of tax forms and booklets. Free Tax Resources Cleveland Public Library is receiving: Federal 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ Instruction Booklets and Forms State of Ohio Instruction Booklets CCA forms. Cleveland Public Library is not receiving: State of Ohio Forms…

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African American History Month 2018

The Legacy of James Baldwin Free screening of I Am Not Your Negro, a visual representation of Baldwin’s thoughts on race and conflict in the U.S. and an inside look at his perspectives and provocative interviews. Sat, Feb 24 at 11am • Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd Floor An Evening of Excellence Celebrate achievements and contributions of outstanding African Americans with…

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