CPL Play

Welcome to CPL Play - Celebrating Games Culture

Welcome to CPL Play, a place to celebrate gaming for a diverse and inclusive audience. Discover the celebration of games culture first-hand, in-person and online. Experience new and different technologies, explore the art and design of games, and connect with others to discover what makes playing games so special.

Check out CPL PLAY Online on Twitch.Tv:

Check out the official Cleveland Public Library Twitch channel. We Livestream every week, alternating between Thursdays at 12PM EST and Fridays at 5PM EST. For more info

Upcoming Events

Arcade Play at Main Library


November 25, 2023
December 30, 2023

Please Note – The Saturday, December 30 CPL Play event has been cancelled.

Additional tournaments to be announced.


Main Library, Louis Stokes Wing
525 Superior Avenue

CPL Play League

Calling all gamers! Join the CPL PLAY League for competition in our libraries. Events are coming soon for King of Fighters XV, Halo Infinite, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and more. Play against Cleveland’s best and find out if you’ve got what it takes to win it all!

Contact gaming@cplorg.bigscoots-staging.com with questions and for more info.

Read “Peace, Love, and Video Games” for an in-depth look at the Library’s eSports events and how they unite Cleveland gamers.