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EPL Offering Automatic Renewals

This spring, EPL, and the other CLEVNET libraries began automatic renewals of books, CDs, DVDs, and other physical materials without holds for patrons. The new service hopes to potentially reduce overdue fines and allow patrons to check out items longer easily. The system will attempt to renew materials automatically one day before an item is due – you will no longer need to call the library to renew.

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Volume 9, Issue 5, Posted 4:48 PM, 05.10.2018

Foundation Miniature Golf Fundraiser May 11

The Euclid Public Library Foundation is excited to announce this year’s annual fundraiser, Miniature Golf at the Library adult-only event on Friday, May 11, 2018, from 5:30 – 9:00 PM to support the many services and resources EPL provides. Bring your favorite foursome and attempt an eagle or a hole-in-one throughout the library’s indoor course while supporting a good cause, as all proceeds from the evening’s event will go to the Euclid Public Library Foundation.

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Volume 9, Issue 5, Posted 4:48 PM, 05.10.2018

Friends Host Spring Book Sale April 27-29

Book lovers and bargain hunters alike are in for a treat when the Friends of the Euclid Public Library host their annual Spring Book Sale, Friday, April 27, through Sunday, April 29, at the Euclid Public Library, 631 E. 222nd Street.

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Volume 9, Issue 4, Posted 3:19 PM, 04.04.2018

New Computer Sign-On & Printing System

Last month, Euclid Public Library launched its new computer sign-on and printing system for library patrons. In alignment with the other CLEVNET libraries, users now have the ability to login to any computer at the library using their library card and bypass daily time limits when no one else is waiting.

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Volume 9, Issue 4, Posted 3:19 PM, 04.04.2018

Now Available: Mobile Hotspots

Let Euclid Public Library help you access the world beyond our four walls. Mobile hotspots are easy to use and allow devices such as phones, tablets or laptops to connect to the internet through Sprint’s 4G network. Use our mobile hotspots to do homework, check email, and search for a job or anything else you might do on the internet. Great at home or on the road, mobile hotspots allow you to stay connected without using your data plan. Patrons can check out mobile hotspots the same way you would a movie, book or CD on adult cards in good standing only, for a seven-day loan. Visit our website or stop by the library for more information. Some restrictions apply.

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Volume 9, Issue 3, Posted 11:09 AM, 03.10.2018

One Community Reads

One Community Reads is a collaboration amongst the City Club of Cleveland, Playhouse Square and all nine local public library systems to create a shared reading experience for the Greater Cleveland community. Be sure to join us in March for our final One Community Read book club programs of the book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond. 

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Volume 9, Issue 3, Posted 11:09 AM, 03.10.2018

EPL Introduces New Computer Sign-On System

On Monday, March 19, Euclid Public Library will unveil its new computer sign-on system for library patrons. In alignment with the other CLEVNET libraries, users will now have the ability to login to any computer at the library using their library card – no computer access card necessary, and bypass daily time limits when no one else is waiting. Cardholders will also have the ability to print up to $1.00 worth of color and black & white copies for free each day and pay only $0.25/color and $0.10/black & white for additional copies. Please note, current EPL computer access cards will no longer work beginning Monday, March 19; please visit the Check Out Desk to get a free Library Card today.
 
In preparation for the new computer sign-on system, the computers at EPL will be unavailable on Sunday, March 18, 2018. Patrons will still have access to the library’s wireless internet inside the building and in the parking lot using a personal mobile device or laptop. Patrons can also check out available mobile hotspots for internet access.

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Volume 9, Issue 3, Posted 11:09 AM, 03.10.2018

EPL Introduces New Computer Sign-On System

On Monday, March 19, Euclid Public Library will unveil its new computer sign-on system for library patrons. In alignment with the other CLEVNET libraries, users will now have the ability to login to any computer at the library using their library card (no computer access card necessary) and bypass daily time limits when no one else is waiting. Cardholders will also have the ability to print up to $1.00 worth of color and black & white copies free each day and pay only $0.25/color and $0.10/black & white for additional copies. Please note, current EPL computer access cards will no longer work beginning Monday, March 19; please visit the Check Out Desk to get a free Library Card today.
 
In preparation for the new computer sign-on system, the computers at EPL will be unavailable on Sunday, March 18, 2018. Patrons will still have access to the library’s wireless internet inside the building and in the parking lot using a personal mobile device or laptop. Patrons can also check out available mobile hotspots for internet access.

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Volume 9, Issue 3, Posted 11:09 AM, 03.10.2018

Renée Watson, Ekua Holmes win 2018 Coretta Scott King Book Awards

In February, Euclid Public Library Director Kacie Armstrong attend the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Denver, Colorado, as a member of the 2018 Coretta Scott King Book Awards Jury. This year, the jury named Renée Watson, author of “Piecing Me Together,” and Ekua Holmes, illustrator of “Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets,” as the winners of the 2018 Coretta Scott King Book Awards honoring African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults.

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Volume 9, Issue 3, Posted 11:09 AM, 03.10.2018

EPL Launches NEW Website

To better engage and support the community, Euclid Public Library is proud to announce the launch of our newly designed website, www.euclidlibrary.org this February. Our new mobile-responsive design was created with all devices in mind, allowing you to access information from your laptop, phone, and tablet, seamlessly, and to connect with EPL more quickly. Our updated online calendar will enable patrons to access adult, children, and teen program listings rapidly, and to link parents to early literacy tips and activities from home using the newly designed Youth Services platform. Additional features include eMedia and Database information, access to City of Euclid City Council Meetings and Euclid High School Yearbooks, in addition to the EPL and CLEVNET online catalog search. Stay connected, visit www.euclidlibrary.org today!

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Volume 9, Issue 2, Posted 2:00 PM, 02.10.2018

UPDATE: EPL Foundation Miniature Golf Fundraiser

This month's Euclid Public Library Foundation Miniature Golf event on Saturday, February 10 has been postponed to a later date (TBD). Please continue to follow the library's website and Facebook page (www.facebook.com/euclidpubliclibrary) for updates and future events. Thank you for your patronage.

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Volume 9, Issue 2, Posted 2:00 PM, 02.10.2018

WiFi on the Go

Staying connected is essential today more than ever, and Euclid Public Library is committed to helping you access the world beyond our four walls. This February, EPL will begin offering mobile hotspots to circulate to patrons. Mobile hotspots are easy to use units that allow devices such as phones, tablets, or laptops to connect to the internet through Sprint’s 4G network. Use mobile hotspot devices to do homework, check email, and search for a job or anything else you might do on the internet. Perfect at home or on the road, mobile hotspots allow you to stay connected without using your data plan. Patrons can check out mobile hotspot units the same way you would a movie, book or CD on adult cards in good standing only, for a seven-day loan. Visit our website or stop by the library for more information. Some restrictions apply.

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Volume 9, Issue 2, Posted 2:00 PM, 02.10.2018

One Community Reads

One Community Reads is a collaboration amongst the City Club of Cleveland, Playhouse Square and all nine local public library systems to create a shared reading experience for the Greater Cleveland community.

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Volume 9, Issue 2, Posted 2:00 PM, 02.10.2018

impACT Winter Session Begins January 9

Improve your chances to receive more scholarship money by increasing your ACT scores with College Now Greater Cleveland’s impACT ACT Prep Course at Euclid Public Library!

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Volume 9, Issue 1, Posted 4:06 PM, 01.15.2018

Let's be 'Friends' - Join Today!

For more than 55 years, the Friends of the Euclid Public Library has proudly served the community. Friends actively support EPL in many ways, such as, volunteering for library services and events, hosting community programs including poetry jams, and fundraising through bi-annual book sales.

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Volume 9, Issue 1, Posted 4:06 PM, 01.15.2018

Because of You, Libraries Transform

This year the Euclid Public Library completed the installation of its latest study room photo exhibit by local Euclid author and photographer, Gerald Mills. The display based on this year's, 'Because of You, Libraries Transform,' theme, features patrons at various programs celebrated at the library in 2017. Please take a moment to look at the new artwork today! Thank you again to all our patrons who made this exhibit possible.

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Volume 8, Issue 12, Posted 10:03 AM, 12.08.2017

impACT the 216 Winter Session Begins January 9

Did you know that higher ACT scores mean more scholarship money? Students looking to gain experience and practice that will help increase their ACT scores should register to participate in impACT the 216 at the library. impACT the 216 is a partnership between College Now Greater Cleveland and like-minded community-based organizations across Northeast Ohio, including Euclid Public Library, which strives to prepare students for life after high school. Each site provides three 8-week sessions during non-school hours that run from September to May with college and career readiness enrichment trips during the off months.

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Volume 8, Issue 12, Posted 10:03 AM, 12.08.2017

Support the EPL Foundation this Holiday Season through AmazonSmile

The Euclid Public Library Foundation is collaborating with AmazonSmile to help raise funds for the library this holiday season. A percentage of every purchase you make on smile.amazon.com will be donated back to EPL! To shop at AmazonSmile, go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see qualified products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you must select the “Euclid Public Library Foundation” before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make will result in a donation. AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible purchases.

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Volume 8, Issue 12, Posted 10:03 AM, 12.08.2017

Friends of EPL Annual Cookie Baking Contest

Dust off your spatulas, it’s time for our annual cookie baking contest on Saturday, November 11 sponsored by our Friends of the Library! Contestants can drop off their entries between 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM. Judging will begin promptly at 1:00, and winners will be announced at 2:30 PM. Contestants will win two prizes for each category, the first prize of $50 and the second prize of $25. Drop off three dozen of your best cookies, an entry form, and a copy of your recipe to enter the contest. Entry forms are available at the library and on our website now. Categories include Bar Cookie, Ultimate Oatmeal Cookie, Holiday Flavors Cookie and Candy Cookie. Thank you for your support!

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Volume 8, Issue 11, Posted 1:17 PM, 11.03.2017

impACT the 216 Winter Session Begins January 9

Did you know that higher ACT scores mean more scholarship money? Students looking to gain experience and practice that will help increase their ACT scores should register to participate in impACT the 216 at the library. impACT the 216 is a partnership between College Now Greater Cleveland and like-minded community-based organizations across Northeast Ohio, including Euclid Public Library, which strive to prepare students for life after high school. Each site provides three 8-week sessions during non-school hours that run from September to May with college and career readiness enrichment trips during the off months.

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Volume 8, Issue 11, Posted 1:17 PM, 11.03.2017

Enjoy Breakfast with the Library November 15

Just under five years ago, Director Kacie Armstrong joined the Euclid Public Library. On Wednesday, November 15 at 8:30 AM, join EPL for an informal gathering with the Director and Library Board of Trustees President Allen Hufford to celebrate her tenure, learn more about future library projects, and share breakfast. This event is free to the public. To register, please call (216) 261-5300 ext. 0.

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Volume 8, Issue 11, Posted 1:17 PM, 11.03.2017

EPL Foundation Celebrates #GivingTuesday November 28

Because of your support and many others, the Euclid Public Library continues to transform lives, while supporting literacy, discovery and learning in the community. In 2016, the Euclid Public Library Foundation launched its inaugural annual campaign to increase awareness and raise monetary support for programming and services at EPL.

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Volume 8, Issue 11, Posted 1:17 PM, 11.03.2017

Community Leaders Breakfast October 17

Start your day with us in an informal gathering to share breakfast and the opportunity to chat with Mayor Kirsten Holzheimer Gail and Superintendent Charlie Smialek on Tuesday, October 17 at 8:30 AM. Learn more about what is happening in the city and schools and what is to come. Bring your questions to ask as well. This event is free to the public and proudly sponsored by the Euclid Chamber of Commerce. Please call the library at (216) 261-5300 ext.0 to register for this event. 

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Volume 8, Issue 10, Posted 3:26 PM, 10.08.2017

Friends Library Host Fall Book Sale Oct. 27-29

Book lovers and bargain hunters alike are in for a treat when the Friends of the Euclid Public Library host their annual Fall Book Sale, Friday, October 27, through Sunday, October 29, at the Euclid Public Library, 631 E. 222nd Street.

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Volume 8, Issue 10, Posted 3:26 PM, 10.08.2017