The recent adjustments in policy, along with the increases in fees, are necessary for us to not only sustain our current operation and extensive catalog, but to further enhance our growth and development as we move into the future. We sincerely appreciate the ongoing support from our patrons. New Policies [pdf]

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Teacher's Guide to Library Services.
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Lakewood Legacy Collection of online historical material.

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Grow Lakewood Committee Report 7/05
Local Area Websites Northeast Ohio.

Arts and Recreation
Beck Center for the Arts.
Lakewood Civic Auditorium.
Lakewood Historical Society/Oldest Stone House Museum.
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Living in Lakewood
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Home Preservation
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Lakewood Parent Pages Check out this newly revised resource and learn why Lakewood is an incredible place to be a kid (and a parent!)
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Lakewood Walks - (Healthy) History Walks.
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Civic Groups we host
Kiwanis Club of Lakewood.
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Barton Center.
Cleveland Reads.
Committee for the 4th "R".
Disabled American Veterans Lakewood Chapter 108.
Greater Cleveland Family Support Consortium
Huntington's Disease Society of America NE Ohio Chapter.
Japanese American Citizen's League Cleveland Chapter.
Lakewood Baptist Child Development Center.
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Lakewood Community Care Center.
Lakewood Soccer Association.
VFW Post 10646 Lakewood - Rocky River.
Women in History.

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