Angela Davis, Renowned Author and Political Activist, Talks Banned Books with Cleveland Public Library and The City Club of Cleveland

The City Club and Cleveland Public Library shine spotlight on increasing attempts to ban books in schools and libraries. Cleveland, OH – Banned books, censorship and free speech will be the topic of conversation when Angela Davis, acclaimed author, political activist and Distinguished Professor Emerita speaks at the City Club of Cleveland on Tuesday, October 3 at 4:00 p.m. The…

Celebrate Freedom With Cleveland Public Library

Cleveland Public Library is announcing its upcoming programming in celebration of Juneteenth, a historic day commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Throughout the month of June, the library will host a series of engaging and educational events to honor this significant milestone in American history. “Cleveland Public Library is dedicated to knowledge, inclusion, and community,” said Ashley Boyd, Director…

Cleveland Public Library Celebrates Pride Month With Author George M. Johnson

In honor of Pride Month, Cleveland Public Library and its Rainbow Readers Employee Resource Group (ERG) welcomes award-winning non-binary author and activist George M. Johnson (they/them). The event is a must-attend for anyone interested in free speech and intellectual freedom. Attendees will receive a signed copy of Johnson’s memoir (while supplies last). Wednesday, June 7 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Louis…

Cleveland Public Library Welcomes Author and Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones to Writers & Readers for a Conversation about Courage, Commitment & Change

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones will close out the 2022 Writers & Readers series on Saturday, November 19 at noon via Zoom. Attendees will receive a FREE copy of The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story. Nikole Hannah-Jones is a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine and the creator of The 1619 Project which explores the history of slavery in…

Renowned Cleveland Physician Debuts Memoir at Cleveland Public Library

An inspiring Cleveland physician is sharing his life story with the world. Edgar B. Jackson Jr., M.D. will debut his memoir, A Way Up and A Way Out, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Branch of Cleveland Public Library on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at 1 p.m. The book signing event will feature a conversation with the author led by…