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Virtual Local Children’s Author Event—Kinky Hair, Don’t Care!

Watch author Dominique Kizer motivate young Black girls to love their natural hair with her book Kinky Hair, Don’t Care!

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Denise Dufala Reads Dr. Seuss

In honor of Read Across America, Denise Dufala reads from Dr. Seuss' book Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You: Dr. Seuss’s Book of Wonderful Noises.

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Celebrate Read Across America Day and the Birthday of Dr. Seuss!

Beginning Tuesday, March 2, 2021, children ages two years to twelve years can pickup a FREE Lakewood Public Library face mask featuring the Library logo on green fabric.

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Cuyahoga Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Coalition VITA Program Drop-Off Sites

Download EITC dropoff locations

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Virtual Girls Who Code Club

Using Zoom, you will learn the Core4 computer science concepts that form the basis for all computer programming languages from facilitators with experience in the field of computer science.

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Chromebook and Printing Information

Up-to-date policies regarding Chromebooks and printing services at Lakewood Public Library.

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Browse the Children’s Virtual Events Archive

Explore links to past events geared toward children.

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Adult Virtual Events Archive

Browse the Adult Virtual Events Archive

Explore links to past events geared toward our adult patrons.

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David Mould, Author

Virtual Author Event—Postcards from the Borderlands

Author David Mould rambles through a dozen countries in Asia, Southern Africa and Eastern Europe by car, bus, train, shared taxi and ferry, exploring what borders mean to their peoples.

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Virtual Woke Book Club

In this bimonthly book club for teens, we will read and respectfully discuss books selected to inspire change, embrace diversity, and promote inclusivity.

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Madison Branch – Connecting, Serving and Encouraging

The Lakewood Public Library has been proud to serve the Lakewood community with its two branch locations, Main and Madison, for over 100 years. Today, Library Trustees seek to invest in a much-needed renovation of the Madison Branch. Learn about the plans and how you can support our community of learners and readers.

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maskup

Let’s Keep it Up. Let’s All #Maskup.

A letter from Northeast Ohio healthcare leaders encouraging everyone to help decrease the risk for spreading infection, be it coronavirus or flu.

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Reopening the Library

Learn what to expect and safety practices we have put in place upon the reopening of the Main Library and Madison Branch.

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Beanstack Badge Quest

Library Explorers Badge Quest

Read your way through the Children’s and Youth Services area at Lakewood Public Library! You receive a digital badge when you read the number of books required for each category.

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Be a Lakewood Public Library Pen Pal

Kids three years old up to grade six are invited to write a letter to the Library. Then a staff member will read the letter and write back.

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Connecting for Kids

Connecting for Kids Programs

All families, including children with and without formal diagnoses are welcome to participate in virtual educational programs for adults, virtual Music Therapy and More for children, and numerous other resources.

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Proctoring Services Available

Lakewood Public Library continues to offer proctoring services. Please complete a form for each course requiring proctoring services. Once your request is submitted, a Library staff member will contact you to schedule your proctored exam.

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Sign up for a juvenile library card

Sign Up for a Juvenile Library Card

Children ages two years to twelve years may register online for a juvenile library card on their own.

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Estamos abiertos de nuevo desde el 1 de julio del 2020

Reapertura de la Biblioteca

Conozca las medidas de seguridad que hemos implementado.

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CDC Guidance for Karen Speakers

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Creativebug

Creativebug offers unlimited access to thousands of free online video workshops and classes taught by design experts and artists.

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TumbleBooks

Storytime at Home With Your Child – Early Literacy

TumbleBooks adds music, narration, games, puzzles, quizzes and movement to classic fiction and nonfiction titles to create a new book experience for your child.

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TumbleMath

Storytime at Home With Your Child – Early Numeracy

TumbleMath is a comprehensive collection of animated, talking math story books and nonfiction math books available in the TumbleBook format.

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Learn a New Language at Home

We offer three portals to learning foreign languages quickly and easily. Each option provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.

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Get a library card

Get a Library Card From Home

If you can't access our extensive digital collections and electronic resources then call the Library Monday though Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and register for a Library card.

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Free WiFi Available Outside Library Buildings

Click through for network names at both locations.

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Virtual Author Event—A Deadly Inside Scoop

Watch Author Abby Collette and Cleveland native read from her new charming cozy mystery series.

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