Join Us for the Exciting Programs at the Collinwood Branch Library


Growing Readers Storytime

Help Grow Your child’s early reading skills! Children 3-5 are invited for stories songs and rhymes that will help them become better readers.

Tuesdays, March 3- April 7 at 10:30 am

 For additional storytime appointments call us at the branch 216-623-6934.


Express yourself Art Lab: An Art Studio environment for children and teens

Join us and local artist for a day of creativity!

Friday, March 13 at 3:30 pm

Aww…Snap Circuits

Explore the Basics of electronics, integrated circuits and more with the Snap Circuit® Kits.

Tuesday, March 24 at 4pm


Women’s History BINGO   

Learn about women in history while you play a fun game of BINGO

Thursday, March 26 at 4pm

Something 2 Do!

Exciting and fun STEM based activities for children and and teens!

Friday, March 27th at 3:30pm

America Reads FREE After School Tutoring
Students in K-8 can get assistance with their homework.  College students from Cleveland State University assist with any subject and/or reseach project. 
Mondays-Thursdays from 3:00-6:00 p.m.


Kids Café Snack Program
The Cleveland Foodbank in collaboration with the Cleveland Public Library offers FREE after school meals for ages 18 and under. Mondays-Fridays from 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Crucial Community Conversation: The Struggle for African American Liberation

Facilitators: Donald and Norma Freeman local authors, educators and community activist.

Thursday March 12 at 5-6:30pm


FREE GED Classes

The GED class will have two sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays. Please contact 216-371-7138 or visit for more information on registration and enrollment.

Mon. & Wed. from 12:30-2:30pm

FREE Tax Preparation Assistance at your Library

Free tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from VITA/EITC. Taxpayers must bring the following documentation to their session:a current phot ID, social security cards for taxpayer and all dependents, last year’s tax return and all W-2 and 1099 forms for the 2014 tax year. Appointment Required. Please call 211 – First Call for Help to schedule your appointment.

Saturdays March 14 and 28 11am – 2pm


Writers & Readers Series of Hope: Presents Michelle Knight

Join us to hear about Michelle Knight’s journey past and present while she talks about her book  Finding Me: a Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed: a Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings. This event will be held at the Louis Stokes Wing at the Main Library located at the corner of East 6th and Superior Ave. 

Monique Christian-Long

I am the Library Assistant Youth Emphasis at the Cleveland Public Libraray , Collinwood Branch. Working in the arts has been a part of my lifelong journey through writing, singing, photography and playing music. I want to contribute some of those talents to this community and inspire youth to do the same.

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Volume 7, Issue 3, Posted 7:53 PM, 03.06.2015