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The Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library
is dedicated to promoting and celebrating books, reading, literacy, and libraries to Ohio's citizens and the book community at large.

 

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"Write at the Library," a series of free writing workshops will be held at the Cleveland Public Library (CPL). Workshops on writing poetry will be held on the second Saturday of each month--September 2015 through February 2016--at CPL Main Library. Workshops on personal essay writing will be held at CPL Carnegie West Branch on the third Saturday of each month, September 2015 through February 2016. The workshops are sponsored in partnership with the Ohio Center for the Book, Literary Cleveland, and Cleveland Public Library. Lee Chilcote, poet and nonfiction writer, along with guest facilitators, will lead the workshops. Lee Chilcote teaches creative writing and currently serves as Managing Editor of "Fresh Water Cleveland," a weekly e-magazine. Registration is requested at http://www.litcleveland.org/. For more details click on "Read More."

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Please join Cleveland Little Free Library for a meet and greet on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, starting at 5:30 p.m., at the Boys and Girls Club, 6114 Broadway Avenue. Get acquainted with the dedicated Clevelanders who are bringing books to children in Cleveland's neediest neighborhoods, and celebrate Cleveland Little Free Library's successess and plans for the future.

There will be a reception and conversation with Little Free Library founder Todd Bol, fellow Stewards and other supporters of Cleveland Little Free Library. Learn what's new on the international front from Todd, and brainstorm local challenges and opportunities.

Light refreshments will be served, so please don't forget to RSVP (at clelittlefreelibrary@gmail.com). Bring a friend or two because the Cleveland Little Free Library movement is all about community, and they can't do it without you!

WHEN: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Reception - 5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Program - 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Munch & Mingle - 7:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Boys and Girls Club, 6114 Broadway Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44127.

Please RSVP at clelittlefreelibrary@gmail.com

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By OCB Staff on

On Friday, September 25, 2015 from 12:00pm-4:00pm, the Literature Department and Ohio Center for the Book will host a discussion of Maxwell Anderson’s play Anne of the Thousand Days followed by a viewing of Charles Jarrott’s 1969 Universal Pictures' cinematic adaption starring Richard Burton as Henry VIII, and Geneviève Bujold as Anne Boleyn.

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