FRIENDS of the Heights Libraries is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
and contributions are tax deductible in accordance with law.


FRIENDS of the Heights Libraries are enthusiastic supporters united by a common interest in the continued well-being of our libraries. We promote interest, appreciation and use of the four branches (Coventry, Lee Road, Noble, University Heights) of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library.

FRIENDS assist in maintaining, improving and adding to resources, facilities and services.

FRIENDS are a service organization supporting the libraries' programs for children and adults by raising money from used book sales, membership dues and gifts. We welcome your book purchases and membership!  Become a FRIENDS Member

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For those of you who missed Friday's Bag Sale of children's books, you have another chance!  We still have a great selection of books for your classroom or home.  Shop Friday, August 22 from 4 - 9 pm.  Fill a bag of books for young children through teens for only $2. 

The FRIENDS give you a second chance to bring the joy of reading to your toddlers through teenagers.    

When: Friday, August 22
from 4 pm to 9 pm

Where:  Harvey & FRIENDS Bookshop, Lee Rd. Library
second floor

How Much:  Fill a grocery bag for only $2.00  

We have a HUGE selection of books for every child from early readers to teenagers.  Don't miss this great opportunity!

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The 2014 Home and Garden Tour ART OF THE HOME
will once again rely on the generosity of community organizations to staff the gorgeous homes open to the public on Sunday,

September 21, 2014. 

The FRIENDS are volunteering by helping staff the homes.

More info about the tour itself is available at:
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22 Aug 2014 4:00 PM • Harvey & FRIENDS Bookshop, Lee Rd. Library 2nd Floor
05 Sep 2014 9:15 AM • Lee Rd. Library 2nd Floor Bookshop
11 Sep 2014 7:00 PM • Lee Rd. Library 2nd Floor Administrative Offices
21 Sep 2014 1:15 PM • Lee Rd. Library 2nd Floor Bookshop
03 Oct 2014 9:15 AM • Lee Rd. Library 2nd Floor Bookshop
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Keep in touch with the FRIENDS

 on Facebook.

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Many thanks to all the patrons at our May Mega Sale! 

Your purchases raised $4,200 to help support Heights Libraries programs and special projects!

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Heights Libraries is the proud recipient of the 2014 Ohio Library Council Innovation Award for the Book Bike! Many thanks to our dedicated volunteers and community partners for making this program a success!

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 The Heights Libraries Book Bike Volunteers Needed

The Book Bike is the Libraries outreach bicycle and a gift from the FRIENDS. It visits local parades, festivals, schools, and more stocked with book giveaways. Volunteers must be over 21 and will have a variety of locations and events to select from.
Call Sam Lapides at
216-932-3600 ext. 1290
or email

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FRIENDS are glad to support an award winning library system.
Visit for mind opening programming and fun!

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