Looking for a fun and educational way to spend a day with your little ones? Then make plans to head to the Cleveland Public Library!

Be My Neighbor Day is happening Monday Aug 13 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Cleveland Public Library (325 Superior Ave Cleveland).


Register to attend this fun family-friendly event for parents and children ages 3-8! Be My Neighbor Day is all about being a caring neighbor and supporting the families in our neighborhood. The event will include the following entertaining and educational activities:

-PNC Grow Up Great Mobile Learning Adventure, a traveling exhibit, will provide an opportunity to learn about the importance of early childhood education while engaging in fun activities.

-Cleveland Metroparks Eco Explorers, a mobile outreach vehicle powered by PNC, will bring free environmental educational programs about neighborhood animals and their habitats.

-PRE4CLE and Starting Point will offer information on registering children in high-quality preschool.

-Kids Helping Kids will provide on the spot volunteer opportunities for kids, including creating thank you notes for neighborhood police and firefighters and assembling Daniel Tiger literacy kits for pediatric patients at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.

-Meet Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat!

-Take a photo with Clifford the Big Red Dog!


Parent resources from other family-friendly community organizations, free books, free refreshments and neighborhood trolley rides will be provided. Plus, you can enter a raffle for your chance to win a prize!

The event is free, but advance registration is required. You can register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/be-my-neighbor-day-tickets-48033827471. While registration is full for this event, a waitlist has been created for those interested in attending. Individuals on the waitlist will receive an email notification should space become available.

Don’t miss Be My Neighbor Day at the Cleveland Public Library!

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.