Ready. Set. Summer! Programming at Collinwood Library

Ready. Set. Summer! 

Programming at Collinwood Library

856 East 152nd St, Cleveland, OH 44110

Manager, Caroline Peak



To celebrate Cleveland Public Library’s 150th anniversary and to thank the community for its longstanding support, the Library invites the public to a free, daylong street festival on Saturday, July 27 from 1:00 – 10:00 p.m.

The CPL150 Street Festival takes place on Superior Avenue, between E. 3rd and E. 6th Streets, which will be closed to traffic for the day, and at Main Library and the Louis Stokes Wing of Cleveland Public Library. In the event of rain, activities will be moved inside the Louis Stokes Wing at 525 Superior Avenue. Seven Cleveland Public Library branches will offer FREE, regularly scheduled trips on Lolly the Trolley between 12:30 and 5:30 p.m. - Eastman, South, Sterling, Woodland, East 131st, Addison, and Collinwood.

For more information call or email, Tana Peckham at 216-623-2807 or

Take a look at what else we’ve got coming up for you

in July:


Youth Programs


FREE Summer Lunch Meal Program

ALL Cleveland Public Library locations offer FREE summer lunches for all children birth through age 18. Healthy, free meals are provided through the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.

Monday – Friday 11:30a-12:30p


Patriotic Garland Lights

Whether using string lights or just creating a string of garland, these red, white, and blue globes are simple to make and create a long-lasting holiday decoration!

Monday & Wednesday, July 1st & 3rd @ 1:00pm


4-H STEM Camp

Create marble runs, rockets, and flyers, egg drop machines and even learn about drones! For children in grades K-7. Space is limited. Call 216-623-6934 for more information

Wednesdays, July 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th @ 1:00pm


Summer Lit League: Puppet Palooza

This year’s summer reading club starts June 3rd – July 26th, with a Puppet Palooza theme in which participating children will debut their very own puppet show at the end of the summer! Look below for June’s Puppet Palooza schedule:

SLL Week 5: Make a Stage

Your puppet show is two weeks away!  Make a stage for your big day. Create a table top puppet stage using a presentation board and decorate using leftover supplies from previous weeks or other recycled materials.

Tuesday, July 2nd – 1:00p.m.

SLL Week 6: Acting, Games, and Fun, Oh My!

Get ready for the spotlight!  Learn acting techniques and play games with cast mates and neighborhood friend. Finish your stage!  

Tuesday, July 9th – 1:00p.m.

SLL Week 7: Rehearse, Rehearse, Rehearse!

Practice your show with friends and peers, the end of the program is almost here! 

Tuesday, July 16th – 1:00p.m.

SLL Week 8: Show Time!

It’s show time!  Invite your family, neighbors, and friends to the coolest puppet show in CLE performed by Summer Lit League Readers!

Tuesday, July 23rd – 1:00p.m.


Visit the branch or our online website ( to register.


Adult Programs


What Every Tenant Should Know

Do you rent a home or apartment in the city of Cleveland? Attend this FREE seminar presented by judges, magistrates, specialists, and social workers from the Housing Division of Cleveland Municipal Court.

Learn about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant in Cleveland as well as assistance and resources available through the Cleveland Housing Court, including a new rule that may allow past eviction records to be sealed.

**Both sessions are FREE. Light refreshments will be served**

First Session:

Registration @ 1:30pm

Course: 2:00-4:00pm

Thursday, August 1, 2019


Second Session:

Registration @ 4:30pm

Course: 5:00-7:00pm

Thursday, October 3, 2019


Registration is requested. Call 216-664-6927 or email for more information or to register.


Kiaira Jefferson

Cleveland Public Library, Collinwood Branch

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Volume 11, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.07.2019