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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

Celebrate Indie Author Day October 14

Saturday, October 14 is Indie Author Day, a day to celebrate the talents and efforts of independent authors. Whether you are an author yourself or would like to learn about the creative expression of others, you are welcome to today’s programs. First, we are joined by Yolanda Tonette Sanders, CEO of the Columbus-based company that provides literary and publishing services. She will talk to us about publishing and marketing independent works. Following her presentation, EPL will host an Open House for local authors to showcase and sell their books. If you are a local author and would like to reserve a spot to sell your books, please call (216) 261-5300 ext. 0 to register. 

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

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month September 1-30

This month, the Euclid Public Library is again teaming up with eight other local library systems to encourage every child under 18, to sign up for a free library card or get rid of fines that may stop them from checking out their favorite items. The initiative, called A Card for Every Kid, will take place September 1-30 to coincide with National Library Card Sign-Up Month. It is a cooperative effort among the Cuyahoga County library systems to raise awareness of the importance of library card ownership for children and teens. The initiative also seeks to gain a better understanding of the barriers that keep some children and teens from owning a library card.

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Volume 8, Issue 9, Posted 4:31 PM, 09.14.2017

Cleveland Reggae Legend and Author David Smeltz Comes to EPL

Cleveland reggae legend David Smeltz joins EPL for a performance on Saturday, September 9 at 2:00 PM for a special Meet the Author event. Smeltz will talk about his life as co-founder of the 1970s-80s group, I-Tal, and as a recovered addict and current executive director of Clean House, Inc. David was riding high with his band in the 1980s when things turned drastically in the 1990s. He found himself homeless and strung out until 2001 when he turned his life around. His book, Clean: From Reggae to Recovery, discusses his experiences, and copies will be available for sale at the performance with all proceeds benefitting Clean House, Inc. Hear David’s dramatic story at this special free event!

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Volume 8, Issue 9, Posted 4:31 PM, 09.14.2017

Friends of EPL Hosts Ideastream’s Rick Jackson

Join the Friends of the Library for their annual meeting with special guest speaker, award-winning journalist and Ideastream Program Host, Rick Jackson on Thursday, September 14 at 7 PM. This evening, Jackson will talk about his career in radio and television, how technology has impacted the media, and how he imagines radio and television will evolve in the future. Enjoy a fascinating evening with one of Northeast Ohio’s most compelling reporters while supporting the Friends!

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Volume 8, Issue 9, Posted 4:31 PM, 09.14.2017

Parents, Children & Euclid Public Library Working Together

With your support, we have transformed the afterschool environment at the Euclid Public Library. In just a few short months, program attendance has increased by 57%, book checkouts for children and teens increased by approximately 17%, and disruptive behavior has declined. As we prepare for the start of the 2017-2018 school year, we want to remind you of our Adult Chaperone Required Guidelines.

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 12:15 PM, 08.04.2017

JUST ANNOUNCED! An Evening with Rick Jackson

Join the Friends of the Library for their annual meeting with special guest speaker, award-winning journalist and Ideastream Program Host, Rick Jackson on Thursday, September 14 at 7 PM. This evening, Jackson will talk about his career in radio and television, how technology has impacted the media, and how he imagines radio and television will evolve in the future. Enjoy a fascinating evening with one of Northeast Ohio’s most compelling reporters while supporting the Friends!

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 12:15 PM, 08.04.2017

Ice Cream Social with Superintendent Dr. Charlie Smialek

Stay cool and connected with the Euclid City Schools by joining us for the library’s quarterly Fireside Chat/Ice Cream Social. Join EPL on Tuesday, August 15 at 6:00 PM as we welcome Superintendent Dr. Charlie Smialek, for a conversation about what's going on in the district on the eve of the 2017-2018 school year. For more information, please call (216) 261-5300.

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 12:15 PM, 08.04.2017

National Library Card Sign-Up Month Returns September 1-30

This September, the Euclid Public Library is again teaming up with eight other local library systems to encourage every child under 18, to sign up for a free library card or get rid of fines that may stop them from checking out their favorite items. The initiative, called A Card for Every Kid, will take place September 1-30 to coincide with National Library Card Sign-Up Month. It is a cooperative effort among the Cuyahoga County library systems to raise awareness of the importance of library card ownership for children and teens. The initiative also seeks to gain a better understanding of the barriers that keep some children and teens from owning a library card.

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 12:15 PM, 08.04.2017

Ice Cream Social with Mayor Holzheimer Gail

Stay cool and connected with the City of Euclid by joining us for the library’s quarterly Fireside Chat/Ice Cream Social. Join Euclid Public Library as we welcome Mayor Kirsten Holzheimer Gail for a conversation about the City of Euclid and upcoming events on Tuesday, July 11 at 6:30 PM. For more information, please call (216) 261-5300.

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 11:11 AM, 07.07.2017

July Programs at the Euclid Public Library

Build a Better Wednesday
WEDNESDAYS JULY 5, 12, 19
2:30 PM / Shore Room
Come to the library and make your Wednesday a little brighter! Each week EPL will have a different, fun activity for children to get their minds moving and STEAM skills booming. No registration required but space is limited. Children under eight years old must be accompanied by an adult.

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 11:11 AM, 07.07.2017