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    Love Makes a Family: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People and Their Families

    May 4 – June 30
    Main Library, Louis Stokes Wing, Social Sciences, 5th Floor

    A photo-text exhibit courtesy of the Family Diversity Projects. Through beautiful photographs, positive images, interviews and first-person accounts from families with LGBT members, this exhibit seeks to challenge and change damaging myths and stereotypes about LGBT people and their families. Learn more at

    See Also - Temporary Art Installation

    See Also Temporary Art Installation

    June - October
    Main Library, Eastman Reading Garden

    Ivan Juarez, installs "Drawing Lines" in the Eastman Reading Garden as part of the annual See Also public art exhibit. 

    Fine Bindings

    June - October
    Main Library, John G. White Exhibit Hall, 3rd floor

    Exquisite examples of the art of bookbinding. 

    A Great Joy: The Women's Art Club of Cleveland, 1912-2006

    June 16 – December 31
    Main Library, 3rd floor exhibit cases

    Dr. Marianne Berardi and Dr. Lawrence Waldman discuss the art work created by the Women’s Art Club of Cleveland. 

    Saturday, June 21 at 3:00 p.m.

    Main Library, Special Collections Department, Treasure Room, 3rd floor

    Artistic Expressions by Men of Color: Unseen Beauty, Disregarded Truth – the Voice of the Black Male Artist

    May 3 – June 28 
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch

    Visit our 2nd floor gallery to view artwork by local artists, presented in collaboration with Sankofa.

    Community Reception:
    Saturday, June 21 at 2:00 p.m.

    Meet the artists.  Panel discussion: The Challenges Faced by Creative Black Males in America. This event is free and open to the public.

    Christmas in July! A Christmas Story

    July 1- 31
    Main Library, Literature Department, 2nd floor

    Come enjoy a warm "Christmas in July" at the Cleveland Public Library with an exhibit of costumes and items from the show, as well as library materials on display.

    Bastille Day Display

    July 12 – 19
    Main LibrarySpecial Collections Department, 3rd floor

    View selected items related to the French Revolution in recognition of Bastille Day, July 14

    MOCA Kids Art

    July 19 – August 18
    Main Library, Lower Level Display Cases

    Enjoy exuberant artwork created by kids:  Zygote Press guided kids’ explorations into printmaking at the Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art’s MOCA Family Day on July 12, 2014.

    The Dawn Patrol: Aviation Art by William Marsalko

    August 25 – September 30
    Main Library, Lower Level Display Cases

    Exciting mixed-media paintings of WWI aircraft in action by Cleveland-born aviation artist William Marsalko (1923-2012).