Thursday, May 16, 2013
Festivities include live music recording, snacks and more
The Heights Library's Lee Road branch will host a grand opening celebration for its new Knowledge and Innovation Center (HKIC) Sunday, June 2. Attendees can explore the renovated space, which includes a wi-fi lounge, computer lab and small meeting rooms with audiovisual equipment. Staff will be on hand to demonstrate the new media studio, where patrons have free access to recording equipment, editing software and more to create movies, music and art. Refreshments will also be served. The party kicks off a month of innovation-themed programming, hosted by the library to celebrate the HKIC opening. Patrons can take classes in whiskey-making, music recording, entrepreneurship and more. For more information, visit the Heights Library website.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The library system will be giving away treats and prizes at each of its branches this week
The Cleveland Heights-University Heights Library System is celebrating National Library Week by thanking its patrons. From April 16 through 19, the library will be giving treats and prizes to its patrons from 2 to 4 p.m. at each of its branches. On Tuesday the give-away will be at the Coventry branch, Wednesday is Noble, Thursday is University Heights, and Friday is Lee. The events are free and open to the public. You can learn more about the Heights Library system's events and programming on its web site. National Library Week was first sponsored in 1958. It is observed by the American Library Association and libraries across the country. For more information on National Library Week, visit the ALA web site.
Friday, April 12, 2013
The Lee Road branch will open a new space for patrons to work in the west wing
Heights Library asked community members what they would like to see done with a former gymnasium in its main branch's west wing on Lee Road, and the response was clear: more computers, more work space. So the library listened. This summer, the branch will open the Heights Knowledge & Innovation Center in the space above the Dobama Theatre. The center will be adjacent to the new location of the Small Business Development Center and will have more computers, laptop desks, a small study room, expanded wireless Internet and a special collection of business- and technology-related books and magazines. Some computers will also have software for video and music production. The library will also add an office production room with a copier, …
Friday, April 5, 2013
Small Business Development Center to relocate to space adjacent to future Heights Knowledge and Innovation Center
The Cleveland Heights Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will move to the Lee Road branch of the Heights Library. The move will give entrepreneurs easy access to the technology and resources the library provides, said spokesperson Sheryl Banks, including the upcoming Heights Knowledge and Innovation Center (HKIC). The SBDC and HKIC will open in the second floor of the Arts Center, where Dobama Theatre is located. HKIC will be a computer lab with iPad rental, study rooms, software for music, movies and graphic design, a resource room with business and technology books and magazines and more. Banks called the SBDC, run by Cleveland State University and the City of Cleveland Heights, and library's partnership ideal: "Entrepreneurs and …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Community survey to be conducted through early March
The Cleveland Heights Library is conducting a survey of its users to improve its services. The phone and web survey asks residents, customers and community members about the services at the library. “This is the first time the Library has undertaken such a comprehensive study of our community,” says Heights Libraries Director Nancy Levin. “We provide great service to our customers, but we can always improve, so we want to hear from our residents. What do you like? What don’t you like? We want to know.” The survey will be available in late Febrary through March 2. Interested parties who are not called are encouraged to fill it out online or on paper at any branch. When it's live, the survey will be available at the Heights Library website.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
All branches of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library will be closed Friday, Sept. 14 for Staff Development Day.
The Cleveland Heights-University Heights Library will be closed this Friday, Sept. 14 for Staff Development Day. That means all branches — Lee Road, Noble Neighborhood, Coventry Village and University Heights — will be closed. The branches will reopen at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. For more information, visit the Heights Libraries website.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Applications must be submitted by noon on Nov. 21
Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library Board of Trustees President Audrey Cole announced she was leaving her role at the Oct. 17 trustees meeting. Her term will end December 2011. Jason Stein also resigned in June 2011 after he was appointed to fill former Councilman Mark Tumeo's seat, so the library is seeking applicants for two board positions. One position will be a five-year term and the other will be a seven-year term, and any Cleveland Heights or University Heights resident is eligible to apply, according to a press release from the library. Applications are available at the Lee Road Library, 2345 Lee Road, and in the superintendent's office at the Board of Education, 2155 Miramar Blvd. Those interested must submit …