Library Corner — Sept. 9

Posted 9/9/18

WiggleWormsWiggleWorms is a baby program that targets children 2 years of age and under. Babies with their guardians will be listening to stories, rolling and bouncing, waddling and toddling to music …

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Library Corner — Sept. 9



WiggleWorms is a baby program that targets children 2 years of age and under. Babies with their guardians will be listening to stories, rolling and bouncing, waddling and toddling to music including classical and multicultural, all for the purpose of developing motor and social skills. Happens Monday from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Community Room.

Teen Zone Gaming

Join us for drop-in Wii and X-Box gaming in the Teen Zone! Ages 13-17. We'll have Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros, Just Dance, and more! You may bring an E-rated multiplayer game to share. Email teenzone@clevelandlibrary,org for more information.  Meets Monday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Teen Zone.


Need to get in shape?  Join us for free classes offered every Tuesday,Thursday and Friday at 8 a.m.

Preschool Story Time

Lively story time for ages 3 to 5 years, with crafts, music and stories.  Meets Tuesday and Friday from 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the Community Room.

Storytelling Guild

Come to the Cleveland Storytelling Guild meeting and hear wonderful storytelling ... even practice telling your own tales!  Meets Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Community Room.

Writers Group

The Southeastern Writers Alliance will hold its first meeting on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Carmichael Room. The main goal of the group is to help each other get published. We do this by presenting and participating in meetings, by reading and critiquing each other’s work and by encouraging each other to submit finished works. We also provide networking and a chance to meet other local talents with similar interests.

Baby Bookworms

Story time for ages birth to 3 years old ... stories, music and fun activities! Meets Thursday from 10 a.m. to  noon and again from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Community Room.


Hands-on science, technology, engineering, arts and math – or a combination of several of these different components – for ages 6 to 12 years. Moon Rover activity. Meets Thursday in the Community Room from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Please sign up for this program at the Children's Desk or call 423-472-2163,  ext 124.

Midday Build

All ages are welcome to a Lego building event Friday  at 12:15 p.m. in the Community

Room. Come build with us!

Pokemon Club

Join us for Pokemon battles, trading and just plain fun. Please feel free to bring you cards. This club is for ages 7-12, boys and girls are welcomed.  Meets Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to noon in the Storytime Room.

Family Story Time

Join us for fun stories for the whole family with craft activities    . Meets in the Community Room Saturday from 2:00 to 2:30 p.m.

Future Closing

The library will be closed on Sunday, September 30, for maintenance. Mark your calendar in advance.

Computers for Sale

The library has a number of used desktop computers for sale. All computers have Windows 7 and come with a monitor, keyboard and mouse. Price is $50 if paying with cash or check or $65 if paying with a credit or debit card. If interested, enquire at the Circulation Desk.

The Book Nook

Don’t forget to stop by the Book Nook the next time you visit the library!  Friends of the Library Association operates and maintains the Nook, where you can find gently used fiction and non-fiction books at bargain prices.  Science Fiction, Mystery and Fantasy sections have all been recently added to the FOLA collection. Each month special sales are displayed on the table in the Book Nook area.  Check out special savings this month on Children's and Teens material. The Book Nook is located near the General Fiction department on the first floor.

Collectible Books

Stop by the display of antique and collectible books on the main floor lobby the next time you visit the library. A book is provided for silent auction bids if you are interested in purchasing.

Donations to the Library

Thank you so much for considering donating to your local library. The items that are donated can be used to replace worn/damaged items. If we don’t use them in the collection, they will be used by our Friends of the Library Association (FOLA.) FOLA takes care of our book sale and replaces items that are sold with your generous donations.

Items we are NOT accepting now include:

VHS tapes

National Geographic magazines


Magazines older than 2017

Religious pamphlets

Old commentaries

Outdated medical books older than 2017

Anything that is moldy or dirty or buggy. A good guideline for determining if an item is appropriate for donation is if you wouldn’t put it on your own shelf, we won’t put it on ours. We have the right to refuse any donation.

Thank you,

Cleveland Public Library and FOLA

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