Cleveland Public Library is now providing walk-up service at all 27 neighborhood branches including the Collinwood Branch. Patrons can call (216) 623-6934 to reserve for printing, copying and fax services and to reserve items at the Collinwood Branch.

In addition, drive-up and walk-up services are available at the following branches:


Eastman Branch

Glenville Branch

Harvard-Lee Branch

Hough Branch

Jefferson Branch

Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch

Memorial-Nottingham Branch

Rice Branch

Rockport Branch

South Brooklyn Branch

West Park Branch

Headed downtown? Patrons can utilize the Main Library drive-up window or access walk-up service at the Louis Stokes Wing.

All Library visitors are encouraged to reserve items online at cpl.org or by phone. Patrons will need their library cards to reserve and pick up materials.

“Cleveland Public Library is reopening in phases to protect our staff and patrons. From new cleaning procedures to social distancing guidelines and personal protective equipment for employees, we are taking every precaution,” said Felton Thomas, Jr., Executive Director and CEO of Cleveland Public Library. “We will continue to evaluate operations and expand services to the public.”

While patrons still can’t enter Library buildings, Cleveland Public Library will be offering walk-up service, reference services by phone, and reference services via ASK CPL, the online chat feature of cpl.org. Patrons can return borrowed materials to the book drops. Library hours have changed until further notice.



Monday – Thursday

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.


10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday


Caroline Peak

Caroline J. Peak, known as “Ms. Peak” to many, is a resident of the Collinwood Community for 30 plus years serving as a committed community leader, engager, and volunteer. Ms. Peak is very passionate about improving the quality of life for citizens by giving back to her community. Ms. Peak serves as the Public Service Manager of the Collinwood Branch of Cleveland Public Library and is a Certified Librarian having earned a Master’s Degree from Kent State University. Ms. Peak also served as a True2U Mentor for 8th graders at Memorial School among her activities and engagement in neighborhood block associations, advisory committees, and civic engagement. She has participated in leadership programs, Neighborhood Leadership Institute and Neighborhood Leader Institute and Management Certification at Cleveland Public Library to support her service as an Executive Committee member of CHN Housing Partners, organizations that are devoted to the mission of improving the quality of life in neighborhoods. She was recently selected to serve on the Bond Accountability Commission as Secretary of the Cleveland Municipal School District and a member of the Health Impact Committee for United Way and a steering member of HIP--Cuyahoga --Health Improvement Partnership to help build healthy communities. She is the 2018 recipient of Resident of the Year for Ward 8-District 5 for the City of Cleveland.

Volume 12, Issue 7, Posted 5:01 PM, 07.06.2020