5-26-19 - The Library Corner

Posted 5/26/19

Library Corner Week of May 26 - June 1 2019

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5-26-19 - The Library Corner


The library is closed for Memorial Day on Monday.


Looking for a fun way to get in shape? Join us for free classes offered at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

 Microsoft Office Excel 2016

Learn the basic functions of Microsoft Excel 2016. This is the fourth of four classes. There is a one-time fee of $5 at the start of class to cover thumb drive with files. Meets Tuesdays 9 to 11 a.m.

 Preschool Story Time

Lively story time for ages 3 to 5 years with crafts, music and stories. Meets in the Community Room Tuesday and again on Friday, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

 Teen Book Talk

We’ll talk about your favorite YA books. This month, we'll discuss "The Lost Hero" by Rick Riordan. Ages 13 to 17 only. Meets Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. Email teenzone@clevelandlibrary.org with questions. 

Tween Book Chatter

This month we will be reading "Ginger Pye" by Eleanor Estes, for ages 7 to 12. Books are available in the Children's Library. Meets Tuesday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Microsoft Office Word 2016

Join us for this free class on the basics of Microsoft Word 2016. Meets Wednesday, from 9 to 11 a.m. This is the fourth of four weekly classes. Sign-up required.

 Baby Bookworms

Story time for ages birth to three with stories, music, and fun activities. Meets on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and again from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Community Room.

 Preschool Story Time

Lively story time for ages 3 to 5 years, with crafts, music and stories. Sessions are Friday, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., in the Community Room.

 Mid-Day Build

A free Lego building program for all ages is held every Friday at 12:15 p.m. in the Community Room.

Family Story Time

Join us for fun stories for the whole family with craft activities. Meets in the Community Room Saturday, from 2 to 2:30 p.m.

Summer Reading Program 2019: A Universe of Stories

Summer Reads Book Fair

Drop by and pick up some incredible books at the Scholastic Book Fair. We will have daily giveaways and book basket giveaways at the end of the fair. The fair will be open during library hours until May 28.

 Sign-up Now

Join us as we explore stories through fun space-related books and interactive activities. This program is intended for all ages. Choose the day and time that is best for you. Sign-up now on our website at www.clevelandlibrary.org.


Kick-off Carnival with Mr. Bond’s Science Guys

Our summer fun begins with the Summer Reading Kick-off Carnival on Saturday, June 8, at 2 p.m. There will be hands-on STEAM activities related to the summer reading theme (A Universe of Stories). Also, Mr. Bond’s Science Guys will present a special show at 2:30 p.m. Don’t miss the fun and food for the whole family. For more information call (423) 472-2163 ext. 124.  

 Free Wednesday Programs during Summer Reading

Feel free to come to the special Wednesday programs without signing up. The Wednesday fun begins at 1 p.m. with a free lunch for ages 18 and under. 


Other resources and services

Law Library

If you need to research a legal issue, the library has a Law Library located in the Reference Department on the second floor. We have a complete library of Tennessee State Statutes available for use. Check it out on your next visit.

 Collectible Books

Stop by the display of antique and collectible books on the main floor lobby the next time you visit the library. A book is provided for silent auction bids if you are interested in purchasing.

 The Book Nook

Don’t forget to stop by the Book Nook the next time you visit the library!  Friends of the Library (FOLA) operates and maintains the Nook, where you can find gently used fiction and non-fiction books at bargain prices. Science Fiction, Mystery and Fantasy sections have all been recently added to the FOLA collection. Each month special sales are displayed on the table in the Book Nook area.


Volunteer Wanted

We are in need of a volunteer for the Children’s Department. Must love working with children, be able to climb, lift and carry, be computer literate, be willing to assist at special events that sometimes include weekends and be dependable. Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus but not required. If you are interested, please contact the library by calling 423-472-2163 or emailing volunteers@clevelandlibrary.org.


For more information on the library, its resources, and programs, visit www.clevelandlibrary.org.


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