Search in:
    Find:

    Collection Highlights

    Blog Posts

    By Michael Dalby on

    Ralph Kovel"Ralph M. Kovel, a nationally known writer on antiques who for more than half a century put prices on the stuff of life, from baseball cards to bottle caps to Barbie’s lucrative girdles, died on Aug. 28 in Cleveland. He was 88 and lived in Shaker Heights, Ohio, in a house outfitted with midcentury enamelware, vintage board Kovel Price Guide 2009games, Mission and Egyptian Revival furniture, Biedermeier cabinets and a fully re-created 19th-century general store in the basement. With his wife Terry, Ralph published...

    Read More »

    By Michael Dalby on

    Anxious periodicals seek curious patrons.  Must love chess (or any other subject).  Enjoy scenic trips from 8th floor vault to Special Collections Department.  See librarian for details. Located eight stories above the sidewalk, on massive moveable shelves, placed among books hundreds of years old, are some very special periodicals from the Cleveland Public Library's John G. White Collection.  They are most often found with their issues bound together to make a single book and...

    Read More »

    By Michael Dalby on

    Anisfield-Wolf Book AwardsCleveland Public Library's Special Collections Department houses a copy of every Anisfield-Wolf Award winner from the first award in 1936 through today's most recent winners. The library's subject departments also have circulating copies of each of the award winners. The 2008 award winners were presented at a reception at the Cleveland Play House on September 11, 2008. They are Junot Diaz for his book, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao...

    Read More »

    View_Blog

    By Michael Dalby on

    Ralph Kovel"Ralph M. Kovel, a nationally known writer on antiques who for more than half a century put prices on the stuff of life, from baseball cards to bottle caps to Barbie’s lucrative girdles, died on Aug. 28 in Cleveland. He was 88 and lived in Shaker Heights, Ohio, in a house outfitted with midcentury enamelware, vintage board Kovel Price Guide 2009games, Mission and Egyptian Revival furniture, Biedermeier cabinets and a fully re-created 19th-century general store in the basement. With his wife Terry, Ralph published...

    Read More »

    By Michael Dalby on

    Anxious periodicals seek curious patrons.  Must love chess (or any other subject).  Enjoy scenic trips from 8th floor vault to Special Collections Department.  See librarian for details. Located eight stories above the sidewalk, on massive moveable shelves, placed among books hundreds of years old, are some very special periodicals from the Cleveland Public Library's John G. White Collection.  They are most often found with their issues bound together to make a single book and...

    Read More »

    By Michael Dalby on

    Anisfield-Wolf Book AwardsCleveland Public Library's Special Collections Department houses a copy of every Anisfield-Wolf Award winner from the first award in 1936 through today's most recent winners. The library's subject departments also have circulating copies of each of the award winners. The 2008 award winners were presented at a reception at the Cleveland Play House on September 11, 2008. They are Junot Diaz for his book, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao...

    Read More »

    New_Blog

    You must be logged in and have permission to create or edit a blog.

    Search_Blog

    Search Posts