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What would you say is the best quality of your neighborhood and what needs the most improvement?

I noticed there's nothing specifically for the Central Distribution Facility, so I've been following the Woodland Branch. I hope that's okay. Regarding the Central Distribution Facility: I suggest that... Read more...

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What would you say is the best quality of your neighborhood and what needs the most improvement?

This area was once home to Langston Hughes and the Stokes brothers. Maya Angelou and MLK were once visitor to this area. It would be great if you could infuse the history and culture of the people from... Read more...

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Would you recommend a friend or family member to use the Cleveland Public Library? Why or why not?

Absolutely, libraries are great spaces.

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Would you recommend a friend or family member to use the Cleveland Public Library? Why or why not?

I would reccomend family AND friends to use the public library (and I have too) because they really go above and beyond to hdlp you! I remember when I was in high school, they required us to be doing some... Read more...

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What would you say is the best quality of your neighborhood and what needs the most improvement?

Hopefully a very large mural can say it all in expressive graphic, like the example in the HOUGH community input slides where Bronx Cafe has girl with big hair ... reading a book... would say it all,... Read more...

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What would you say is the best quality of your neighborhood and what needs the most improvement?

I think the inside of the library should be expanded, and there should be more green space outside with flowers, bushes and trees! An area outside where people could sit would be nice as well!

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What programs, services, or exhibits would encourage you to spend more time at the library?

1. Classes...coding especially, but really any special workshops. Things for kids that are 11-14 would be really good as well. 2. I think neighborhood histories of very particular things would be very... Read more...

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How can we highlight the community’s history and honor its roots and culture?

It would to have a Computer Lab. Offering đź’» computer lessons

I don't think I have an historical grasp of neighborhood to comment, though I grew up in ward 4 just up the road, but certainly the new facility should link history and present, perhaps with outside work... Read more...

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How can we highlight the community’s history and honor its roots and culture?

Hearken back to the original 1904 design. A raised first floor with steps leading to the entrance (and obviously an accessible ramp to its side) will give the structure height to express its importance... Read more...

100% agree - that current modern design really undermines the quality of this library in terms of the community. There needs to be a historic context to the "new" design - giving residents pride in the... Read more...

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What programs, services, or exhibits would encourage you to spend more time at the library?

I love learning about the earth and natural history, so that is one of the things that would have me spending more time at the library. Also, I love learning about different cultures and how they function... Read more...

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Libraries have resources to help you reach any goal. Let us know what you aspire to. Before I die, I want to:

Before I die, I would like to become a famous model and actor, and I would also like to travel the world!

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How can we highlight the community’s history and honor its roots and culture?

Continue to display books and literature in the windows and common areas that pertains to the community and its past.

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