– Cleveland Public Library (CPL) is celebrating Lunar New Year
and the Year of the Snake on Saturday, March 16th at
Main Library, located at East 6th and Superior Ave.
The festivities kick off at 10:00 a.m.
“Cleveland is fortunate to have such an array of rich and
diverse cultures,” said Felton Thomas, Director of CPL.
“Celebrating Lunar New Year is an excellent opportunity to
explore the traditions of Cleveland’s Asian community while
having fun for the whole family.”
New Year celebration is a day-long celebration of fun and
educational events for all ages. Highlights of the festivities
Main Event Lunar New Year Program:
A spectacular display of traditional Asian music and dance.
Sample traditional Chinese cuisine prepared by Siam Cafe
following the program.
Library-wide Treasure Hunt:
Kids can try out their sleuthing skills in a Library-wide
treasure hunt focused on the Year of the Snake.
Flower the Clown, Master Balloon Twister
will travel throughout the Library entertaining children and
Chinese Calligraphy Demonstrations:
Names printed in Chinese characters.
will be on hand with a variety of live reptiles and their
Lunar New Year Crafts and Storytime:
Crafts and fun for the youngest readers in celebration of
Lunar New Year.
special celebration is free and open to the public. For more
information and full schedule of events, visit