Cleveland Reads! Kickoff Event

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Cleveland Reads! Kickoff Event

Help us kick off the 2023 Cleveland Reads Campaign!

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Cleveland Public Auditorium 500 Lakeside Avenue East Cleveland, OH 44114

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  • 3 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Celebrate the love of reading! Community members can choose books for their home libraries, visit community partner booths/tables, enjoy children's activities and meet children's author, Kelly Starling Lyons. Delight in live entertainment from the John Marshall Band, Cleveland Federation of Musicians, Local 4, local cheer groups, and DJ Phatty Banks. Enter for a chance to win raffle prizes such as a Southwest Airlines gift card, Nintendo Switch, Beats Wireless Earbuds, and more!

The Cleveland Reads kickoff event will be held Saturday, December 17 from noon – 3 p.m. at Public Auditorium, 500 W. Lakeside Avenue in downtown Cleveland.