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Tuesday, August 18
 

8:30am

Tour of Military Sites in Northeast Ohio
Join SAA’s Military Archives Roundtable on a tour of military sites in northeast Ohio. Stops include Cleveland’s Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, Johnson’s Island Civil War Cemetery in nearby Sandusky Bay, and War of 1812 sites. This free bus tour is open to all SAA members. Registration is limited to 50 people. Add your name to the list by emailing Mike Miller at joseph.m.miller1@usmc.mil. 

Tuesday August 18, 2015 8:30am - 5:00pm
Off site

9:00am

Repository Tour: Kent State University 45th Anniversary Tour
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person by July 31st to attend this tour. Capacity is limited.

For reservations and information, contact:
Cara Gilgenbach, Head of Special Collections and Archives at 330-672-1677 or email cgilgenb@kent.edu.  We request that all registrations be made no later than July 31.

Kent State University 45th Anniversary Tour

Kent State University was placed into the international spotlight on May 4, 1970, after thirteen students were shot by members of the Ohio National Guard at a student demonstration. Four students were killed and nine others were wounded, including one who was permanently paralyzed from his injury. This tour will allow participants to learn about this transformative chapter of American history and its aftermath by viewing engaging exhibitions about these events and participating in a guided walking tour of the site of the shootings, provided by an eyewitness survivor.

Tour Details

8:30 AM: Tour departs from Cleveland to Kent State University

10:00 – 11:30 AM: May 4 Visitors Center and Kent State Shootings Site Tour
The May 4 Visitors Center is a permanent exhibit that tells the story of the Kent State shootings set in the context of the 1960s. An outdoor tour of the site will be provided, rain or shine, so please bring rain gear, if applicable, on the day of the tour. More information: www.kent.edu/may4.

12:00 – 12:45 PM: Kent State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives 
The May 4 Collection, established by the Kent State University Libraries in 1970, includes over 300 cubic feet of primary sources related to the Kent State shootings. The exhibition, The Kent State Shootings & Their Aftermath: Through the Media's Lens will be on display at the time of the tour. More information: www.library.kent.edu/specialcollections

12:45-1:45 PM: Lunch on your own (or with friends)
The Kent State Student Center, located near the University Library, is open and offers a variety of meal options.

2:00 PM: Tour departs from Kent State University to Cleveland

Directions

Not applicable. Kent State University Libraries will provide mini-bus transportation. Advanced registration is required.

Tuesday August 18, 2015 9:00am - 3:00pm
Off site

9:00am

OPEN HOUSE: Dittrick Medical History Center, Case Western Reserve University
The Dittrick staff will be on hand to welcome SAA visitors and answer their questions. The museum galleries are designed for self-guided tours, allowing visitors to wander at their leisure. Exhibits offer a look at the history of midwifery and childbirth, diagnostic medicine, the emergence of the germ theory of disease and its acceptance among medical personnel, as well as the impact such changes had on the treatment of disease. The Dittrick Museum also holds the largest collection of historic contraceptive devices, which can be seen in the Skuy Gallery of the history of contraception in America. Several temporary exhibits are scheduled for this occasion, including a look at Cleveland’s  World War I medical unit.

Walk-ins are welcome during open house hours.

For reservations and information, contact:
Jennifer Nieves for information about the museum (http://artsci.case.edu/Dittrick/) and its location call us at 216-368-3648 or email jks4@case.edu   

Directions


Transportation to University Circle repository tours is being provided by University Circle Inc.  Shuttles with a fifty person capacity will pick up attendees at the Lakeside Avenue entrance of the convention center at 8:30 and 9:30 am. The shuttles will drop you off at Case’s Kelvin Smith Library which is a short walk from all University Circle tours.  Shuttles will return attendees to the convention center from Kelvin Smith Library at 3:30 and 4:30 pm. 

 

Tour participants may also take the Healthline Rapid Transit Buses that run along a brand-new transit corridor on Euclid Avenue between downtown Cleveland and University Circle. Use the Adelbert Road/Severance Hall stop. All tours are within walking distance of the stop. For fares, schedules, and general public transit information, visit http://www.riderta.com/. Information for University Circle is also available at http://www.universitycircle.org/transportation



Tuesday August 18, 2015 9:00am - 5:00pm
Off site

9:00am

OPEN HOUSE: Kelvin Smith Library and Case Western Reserve University
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend a presentation or personalized tours. Capacity is limited.

Walk-ins are welcome during open house hours. Limit of 12 for each presentation or tour. Attendees should wear their conference badges, or be prepared to show photo identification, in order to enter Kelvin Smith Library.

For reservations and information, contact:
Melissa Hubbard, Head of Special Collections & Archives, melissa.hubbard@case.edu

The Creation and Curation Services unit of Kelvin Smith Library, which combines archives, specialcollections, preservation, and digital scholarship functions, will offer presentations and tours related to our recent and ongoing projects.

Additionally, we will be scheduling a variety of 20-minute presentations throughout the day, including:


  • Demonstrations of low-cost preservation tools and techniques in our Conservation Lab.

  • A gallery talk on our current exhibit on the history of archives in Northeast Ohio.

  • A presentation on using special collections and archives in creative ways in makerspaces.

  • A presentation on the ongoing renovation of our Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship.

  • A poster presentation on American Theatre Archives Project activities in Cleveland.         



We will offer each of these presentations at several times during the day. A detailed schedule will be available on our website a few weeks prior to the event, and also provided upon arrival to walk-in visitors.




Directions


Transportation to University Circle repository tours is being provided by University Circle Inc.  Shuttles with a fifty person capacity will pick up attendees at the Lakeside Avenue entrance of the convention center at 8:30 and 9:30 am. The shuttles will drop you off at Case’s Kelvin Smith Library which is a short walk from all University Circle tours.  Shuttles will return attendees to the convention center from Kelvin Smith Library at 3:30 and 4:30 pm. 

 

Tour participants may also take the Healthline Rapid Transit Buses that run along a brand-new transit corridor on Euclid Avenue between downtown Cleveland and University Circle. Use the Adelbert Road/Severance Hall stop. All tours are within walking distance of the stop. For fares, schedules, and general public transit information, visit http://www.riderta.com/. Information for University Circle is also available at http://www.universitycircle.org/transportation





Tuesday August 18, 2015 9:00am - 5:00pm
Off site

10:00am

Repository Tour: Severance Hall and The Cleveland Orchestra Archives (FULL)
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited. 
UPDATE: This tour is now full.

For reservations and information, contact:
Andria Hoy, Archives Assistant, at 216-231-7382 or email at ahoy@clevelandorchestra.com

A tour of both the Archives and historic Severance Hall will be presented. The Archives of The Cleveland Orchestra contains a wide variety of media. In addition to textual documents, the Archives houses photographs slides, audio and video tapes, posters, programs, sound recordings, clippings, architectural drawings and plans, artifacts, and scrapbooks. The collection includes materials from the Musical Arts Association, The Cleveland Orchestra, Severance Hall and Blossom Music Center (the summer home of the Orchestra). 

Severance Hall serves as the home of The Cleveland Orchestra for concerts, rehearsals, and  administration. The Hall’s architectural significance has been recognized by local and national preservation societies, including the Cleveland Landmarks Commission and the National Register of Historic Places. Additionally, Severance Hall is a recipient of the Honor Award by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Directions

 

Transportation to University Circle repository tours is being provided by University Circle Inc.  Shuttles with a fifty person capacity will pick up attendees at the Lakeside Avenue entrance of the convention center at 8:30 and 9:30 am. The shuttles will drop you off at Case’s Kelvin Smith Library which is a short walk from all University Circle tours.  Shuttles will return attendees to the convention center from Kelvin Smith Library at 3:30 and 4:30 pm. 

 

Tour participants may also take the Healthline Rapid Transit Buses that run along a brand-new transit corridor on Euclid Avenue between downtown Cleveland and University Circle. Use the Adelbert Road/Severance Hall stop. All tours are within walking distance of the stop. For fares, schedules, and general public transit information, visit http://www.riderta.com/. Information for University Circle is also available at http://www.universitycircle.org/transportation

 

Tuesday August 18, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am
Off site

10:00am

OPEN HOUSE: The Cleveland Museum of Art Archives
SAA visitors are welcome to visit the archives in between scheduled tours of University Circle repositories, and before or after a leisurely lunch in our Provenance Café. The museum archives is located in the Ingalls Library on level 2R of the Breuer wing on the north side of the complex.

Walk-ins are welcome during open house hours.

For reservations and information, contact:
Leslie Cade, Archivist and Records Manager at lcade@clevelandart.org 

Directions

Transportation to University Circle repository tours is being provided by University Circle Inc.  Shuttles with a fifty person capacity will pick up attendees at the Lakeside Avenue entrance of the convention center at 8:30 and 9:30 am. The shuttles will drop you off at Case’s Kelvin Smith Library which is a short walk from all University Circle tours.  Shuttles will return attendees to the convention center from Kelvin Smith Library at 3:30 and 4:30 pm. 

 

Tour participants may also take the Healthline Rapid Transit Buses that run along a brand-new transit corridor on Euclid Avenue between downtown Cleveland and University Circle. Use the Adelbert Road/Severance Hall stop. All tours are within walking distance of the stop. For fares, schedules, and general public transit information, visit http://www.riderta.com/. Information for University Circle is also available at http://www.universitycircle.org/transportation

 

Tuesday August 18, 2015 10:00am - 4:00pm
Off site

11:00am

Repository Tour: Cleveland Museum of Natural History: Harold Terry Clark Library & Museum Archives
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited.

For reservations and information, contact:
Wendy Wasman at wwasman@cmnh.org or 216‐231‐4600, x3222

Tour will be held in the Harold Terry Clark Library, where guests can see the Museum’s first edition, double‐elephant folio Birds of America by John James Audubon, as well as a selection of interesting items from the Museum Archives, such as field books from the 1923 Blossom Expedition and an autographed fan containing signatures and doodles from 19th century scientists and naturalists.

Directions


Transportation to University Circle repository tours is being provided by University Circle Inc.  Shuttles with a fifty person capacity will pick up attendees at the Lakeside Avenue entrance of the convention center at 8:30 and 9:30 am. The shuttles will drop you off at Case’s Kelvin Smith Library which is a short walk from all University Circle tours.  Shuttles will return attendees to the convention center from Kelvin Smith Library at 3:30 and 4:30 pm. 

 

Tour participants may also take the Healthline Rapid Transit Buses that run along a brand-new transit corridor on Euclid Avenue between downtown Cleveland and University Circle. Use the Adelbert Road/Severance Hall stop. All tours are within walking distance of the stop. For fares, schedules, and general public transit information, visit http://www.riderta.com/. Information for University Circle is also available at http://www.universitycircle.org/transportation




Tuesday August 18, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Off site

2:00pm

Repository Tour: Cleveland Museum of Natural History: Harold Terry Clark Library & Museum Archives
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Wendy Wasman at wwasman@cmnh.org or 216‐231‐4600, x3222

Tour will be held in the Harold Terry Clark Library, where guests can see the Museum’s first edition, double‐elephant folio Birds of America by John James Audubon, as well as a selection of interesting items from the Museum Archives, such as field books from the 1923 Blossom Expedition and an autographed fan containing signatures and doodles from 19th century scientists and naturalists.

Directions


Transportation to University Circle repository tours is being provided by University Circle Inc.  Shuttles with a fifty person capacity will pick up attendees at the Lakeside Avenue entrance of the convention center at 8:30 and 9:30 am. The shuttles will drop you off at Case’s Kelvin Smith Library which is a short walk from all University Circle tours.  Shuttles will return attendees to the convention center from Kelvin Smith Library at 3:30 and 4:30 pm. 

 

Tour participants may also take the Healthline Rapid Transit Buses that run along a brand-new transit corridor on Euclid Avenue between downtown Cleveland and University Circle. Use the Adelbert Road/Severance Hall stop. All tours are within walking distance of the stop. For fares, schedules, and general public transit information, visit http://www.riderta.com/. Information for University Circle is also available at http://www.universitycircle.org/transportation



Tuesday August 18, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Off site

2:00pm

Repository Tour: Eleanor Squire Library / Cleveland Botanical Garden
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Gary Esmonde, Librarian at 216-707-2812 or email gesmonde@cbgarden.org 

Admission to the Botanical Garden is $9 per adult and $7.50 for seniors. Guests may enjoy a self-guided tour with a tour of the archives at the end of their visit. A docent guided tour is available for $12.50 per adult or $11 for seniors with a tour of the archives at the end. Self-guided and/or docent guided tours will be scheduled based on requests received. Guests are welcome to visit the Botanical Garden at their convenience without a tour of the archives. For information about the garden and hours please visit http://www.cbgarden.org/.

Directions

Transportation to University Circle repository tours is being provided by University Circle Inc.  Shuttles with a fifty person capacity will pick up attendees at the Lakeside Avenue entrance of the convention center at 8:30 and 9:30 am. The shuttles will drop you off at Case’s Kelvin Smith Library which is a short walk from all University Circle tours.  Shuttles will return attendees to the convention center from Kelvin Smith Library at 3:30 and 4:30 pm. 

 

Tour participants may also take the Healthline Rapid Transit Buses that run along a brand-new transit corridor on Euclid Avenue between downtown Cleveland and University Circle. Use the Adelbert Road/Severance Hall stop. All tours are within walking distance of the stop. For fares, schedules, and general public transit information, visit http://www.riderta.com/. Information for University Circle is also available at http://www.universitycircle.org/transportation





Tuesday August 18, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Off site

2:00pm

Repository Tour: Western Reserve Historical Society Research Library
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Richard Shrake at rshrake@wrhs.org or 216-721-5722 ext.1522

A tour of the Research Library and Archives of the Western Reserve Historical Society. Established in 1867, the Research Library holds published and manuscript collections documenting all facets of the history of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. Of particular interest are various community and ethnic archives collections, Civil War correspondence, and documents concerning the Shaker religious movement.  

Following the tour, guests may enjoy a self-guided tour of museum exhibits, including the Crawford Auto-Aviation Collection.

Directions


Transportation to University Circle repository tours is being provided by University Circle Inc.  Shuttles with a fifty person capacity will pick up attendees at the Lakeside Avenue entrance of the convention center at 8:30 and 9:30 am. The shuttles will drop you off at Case’s Kelvin Smith Library which is a short walk from all University Circle tours.  Shuttles will return attendees to the convention center from Kelvin Smith Library at 3:30 and 4:30 pm. 

 

Tour participants may also take the Healthline Rapid Transit Buses that run along a brand-new transit corridor on Euclid Avenue between downtown Cleveland and University Circle. Use the Adelbert Road/Severance Hall stop. All tours are within walking distance of the stop. For fares, schedules, and general public transit information, visit http://www.riderta.com/. Information for University Circle is also available at http://www.universitycircle.org/transportation




Tuesday August 18, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Off site

4:00pm

Repository Tour: Eleanor Squire Library / Cleveland Botanical Garden
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Gary Esmonde, Librarian at 216-707-2812 or email gesmonde@cbgarden.org 

Admission to the Botanical Garden is $9 per adult and $7.50 for seniors. Guests may enjoy a self-guided tour with a tour of the archives at the end of their visit. A docent guided tour is available for $12.50 per adult or $11 for seniors with a tour of the archives at the end. Self-guided and/or docent guided tours will be scheduled based on requests received. Guests are welcome to visit the Botanical Garden at their convenience without a tour of the archives. For information about the garden and hours please visit http://www.cbgarden.org/.

Directions

Transportation to University Circle repository tours is being provided by University Circle Inc.  Shuttles with a fifty person capacity will pick up attendees at the Lakeside Avenue entrance of the convention center at 8:30 and 9:30 am. The shuttles will drop you off at Case’s Kelvin Smith Library which is a short walk from all University Circle tours.  Shuttles will return attendees to the convention center from Kelvin Smith Library at 3:30 and 4:30 pm. 

 

Tour participants may also take the Healthline Rapid Transit Buses that run along a brand-new transit corridor on Euclid Avenue between downtown Cleveland and University Circle. Use the Adelbert Road/Severance Hall stop. All tours are within walking distance of the stop. For fares, schedules, and general public transit information, visit http://www.riderta.com/. Information for University Circle is also available at http://www.universitycircle.org/transportation



Tuesday August 18, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Off site

6:00pm

The Downtown Cleveland Bike Tour
Downtown Cleveland is vibrant, energetic and pulsing with people. Cleveland is a national leader in historic preservation, so come take a ride with us through Cleveland's historic district!

Some of the highlights during the 2-hour Downtown Cleveland Bike Tour include:



  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

  • The Old Stone Church

  • Gateway District

  • Erie Street Cemetery

  • Playhouse Square

  • The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

  • and the FREE STAMP!



Purchase Tour at https://www.zerve.com/amp/view_activity.php?activity_id=7671&event_id=3273244

After registering for the tour at the link above, participants should complete the waiver at https://www.smartwaiver.com/w/517ab3e352a24/web/


Please direct questions to info@clevelandbiketours.com or call (330) 532 - 8687

http://www.clevelandbiketours.com/clevelandbiketour

Tuesday August 18, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Off site
 
Wednesday, August 19
 

9:00am

Repository Tour: Special Collections and University Archives, Michael Schwartz Library, Cleveland State University
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Bill Barrow, Head of Special Collections at 216-408-0906 or w.barrow@csuohio.edu (preferred). Special Collections’ desk: 216-687-2449. University Archives: 216-687-3529 (Bill Becker)

A walk-through of the two units: Special Collections, which specializes in the history of greater Cleveland, and the University Archives of Cleveland State University. 

Special Collections is the home of such holdings as 1) the Cleveland Press Collection, the former editorial library of the afternoon daily newspaper, containing some half-million photographs and one million clippings; 2) the Cleveland Union Terminal Collection, the construction records of the Terminal Tower complex on Public Square and the electric railroad; 3) the Wilbur J. & Sara Ruth Watson Bridge Book Collection, being an extensive holding of information on bridge engineering history; 4) many music collections from local composers; and numerous other collections, especially involving photography and journalism. The Library is also the home of the Cleveland Memory Project, a collaboration with area partners to provide local history resources on the Web. The University Archives contains historic records on Cleveland State University, which is currently celebrating its 50 anniversary, and its predecessor school, Fenn College.

Directions

By public transportation: Free “E-line” green trolleys run between Public Square and CSU via Euclid Avenue every ten minutes, weekdays. E-line stops are marked and one just steps on without cost. Get off at the East 21st.

Walking from the conference hotel: CSU is a straight shot, one mile east on Euclid Avenue. 

By whichever method, visitors will wind up on the corner of East 21st and Euclid. From there head north and east up onto the elevated plaza level between the new Student Center and into Rhodes Tower, the 19-story concrete tower with “CSU” in green letters around the top. Come into the lobby of Rhodes, then into the Library before seeking an elevator on the left (the elevators in the outer Rhodes lobby don’t stop in the library). Come up to the 3rd floor and both Special Collections and the University Archives are visible on opposite sides of the elevator lobby.



Wednesday August 19, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
Off site

9:00am

Repository Tour: Oberlin, Ohio - College and Town and the Allen Memorial Art Museum
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person by July 31st to attend this tour. Capacity is limited. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Ken Grossi, Oberlin College Archivist at 440-775-8014 or email ken.grossi@oberlin.edu 

Oberlin, Ohio is home to many historic buildings, businesses, museums, diverse organizations, and Oberlin College.  This tour will include visits to see some of the “treasures” of the College (described below), and will include a walking tour and presentation related to Oberlin’s history, both town and College. 

The Allen Memorial Art Museum is recognized today as one of the five best college and university art museums in the United States, and holds an outstanding collection of nearly 14,000 works of art that provide a comprehensive overview of the history of art from a variety of cultures.  The Oberlin College Conservatory of Music Special Collections feature holdings such as The Frederick R. Selch Collection of American Music History, The James R. and Susan Neumann Jazz Collection, and a collection of musician’s autographs and photographs. The Main Library Special Collections include prominent collections such as the Anti-slavery Collection, The Frederick B. Artz Collection in the History of the Book, The Mary Ainsworth Collection of Japanese Artists’ Books, and The Walter Tunks Dime Novel Collection. The Oberlin College Archives hold original historical materials that offer insight and documentation of Oberlin’s involvement in movements such as antislavery, African Americans in higher education, coeducation, missions, women’s suffrage, temperance, diversity, and ecology and the environment.

For more information about the Oberlin College Libraries, Special Collections, and Archives see www.oberlin.edu/library. For the Allen Memorial Art Museum see http://www.oberlin.edu/amam/.

Tour Details:

9:00 AM: Leave from Cleveland Renaissance Hotel (Public Square) for trip to Oberlin.

10:00 – 11:00 AM: Tour of the Allen Memorial Art Museum

11:00 - 11:30 AM: Walk through Tappan Square to downtown with presentation by College Archivist Ken Grossi about the history of Oberlin.

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Lunch on your own (downtown Oberlin—9 restaurants/cafes within 2 blocks)

12:45 – 1:45 PM: Conservatory of Music Special Collections Tour (meet at designated place and time after 
lunch to be escorted to the Conservatory Special Collections)

2:00 – 3:00 PM: Tour of Special Collections and Archives, Mudd Center

3:15 PM: Leave Oberlin for return trip to Cleveland Renaissance Hotel (Public Square) 

Note: Please bring rain gear, if necessary, for Tappan Square tour, lunch downtown, and walking to tour sites. For information about visiting Oberlin and restaurants see http://new.oberlin.edu/visitor/. A map of campus and downtown and other handouts will be provided on the day of the tour.

Directions

Transportation to University Circle repository tours is being provided by University Circle Inc.  Shuttles with a fifty person capacity will pick up attendees at the Lakeside Avenue entrance of the convention center at 8:30 and 9:30 am. The shuttles will drop you off at Case’s Kelvin Smith Library which is a short walk from all University Circle tours.  Shuttles will return attendees to the convention center from Kelvin Smith Library at 3:30 and 4:30 pm. 

 

Tour participants may also take the Healthline Rapid Transit Buses that run along a brand-new transit corridor on Euclid Avenue between downtown Cleveland and University Circle. Use the Adelbert Road/Severance Hall stop. All tours are within walking distance of the stop. For fares, schedules, and general public transit information, visit http://www.riderta.com/. Information for University Circle is also available at http://www.universitycircle.org/transportation

 

Wednesday August 19, 2015 9:00am - 4:15pm
Off site

9:00am

OPEN HOUSE: Cleveland City Council Archives
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend a personal tour between 10:00AM - 12:00PM. Capacity is limited. Open house from 9:00AM - 5:00PM. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Martin Hauserman, Chief City Archivist, Cleveland City Council at 216-664-3054

Tour of the Archives showing compact shelving contains Legislative Files, Architectural Renderings from Building and Housing, 1903 to 2003; Parks Files among others as well as oral description of the Archives History.

Directions

From the Convention Center walk on Lakeside Avenue west toward old County Court House at Ontario Street; turn left or south on Ontario; go one [1] block south to West St. Clair Avenue; cross the street and turn right; two buildings down is 205 West St. Clair; enter the building and approach security guard; present I.D. turn left to Archives Room 100—Any problems call 216‐857‐7506.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 9:00am - 5:00pm
Off site

10:00am

Repository Tour: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives (FULL)
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited. 
UPDATE: This tour is now full.

For reservations and information, contact:
Call 216-515-1956 or email library@rockhall.org

Take an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s world class Library and Archives, located two miles from the Museum. The Library and Archives serves as a free and in-depth resource for everyone from scholars to music fans. Archives professionals will escort you into state-of-the-art vaults for a one-of-a-kind experience seeing some of these invaluable treasures of rock and roll history. Highlights among the Library and Archives’ vast holdings include handwritten lyrics and set lists, diaries and letters, rare posters and handbills, never-before-seen photographs, and unique audio and video recordings.

Directions

The Library and Archives is at 2809 Woodland Avenue in Cleveland. The facility is at the corner of Woodland Avenue and East 30th Street, in a shared building with the Tommy LiPuma Center for Creative Arts of Cuyahoga Community College. Buses that travel from the Cleveland Convention Center to the Library and Archives include 11, 14, 15, and 19. For more information, visit http://riderta.com. A walk from the Cleveland Convention Center will take approximately 30 to 40 minutes.

For those driving, metered parking spaces are available on the street in front of the building or around the block. From there, walk in the building’s main entrance, enter the lobby, and the entrance to the Library and Archives will be immediately on the right. There is also a Visitor Parking area in Lot 6 of the parking garage. These spaces should be paid for at meter stations located nearby. From the garage, enter the building's back entrance, take the elevator on the left to the first floor, enter the lobby, and look for the entrance to the Library and Archives on the left.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 10:00am - 10:45am
Off site

10:00am

Repository Tour: American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Ann Rowlett, Deputy Director at 216-472-2218 or email arowlett@acluohio.org 

The American Civil Liberties Union has been at the forefront of some of the greatest social change movements of the last century. From protecting individual privacy to advancing the rights of LGBT citizens, from advocating for voting rights to battling mass incarceration, the organization has a rich history from its earliest organizing days in 1917.

The ACLU of Ohio is one of more than 50 state groups affiliated with the national ACLU. Each affiliate has a record of social justice accomplishments in its own right. 

The ACLU of Ohio provides a case study of the successes and challenges faced by nonprofit organizations in managing their historically significant records.

During your visit, Deputy Director Ann Rowlett, MLIS, will present the Ohio ACLU’s efforts to preserve its history through a variety of records management and archival practices and procedures. We also benefit from the guidance and resources of our national organization’s archives staff. 

We will also discuss the ACLU of Ohio’s role in historically significant legal cases, such as the Sam Sheppard murder trial and the Kent State May 4, 1970 shootings. 

A variety of historical materials will be on display.

Directions

From Euclid Ave./Public Square, take the HealthLine bus eastbound (see http://www.rtahealthline.com/healthline-what-is.asp). Exit at E. 40th St. Walk north on E. 40th one block to Chester Ave. Make a right on Chester Ave. The ACLU of Ohio will about a half block down on the right hand (south) side of the street at 4506 Chester Avenue.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am
Off site

10:00am

OPEN HOUSE: Cuyahoga County Archives
Open house from 10:00AM - 3:00PM. 

For information, contact:
Judith G. Cetina, County Archivist, 216-443-7250 or 216-443-7262; jcetina@cuyahogacounty.us
 

A brief presentation on the Cuyahoga County Archives and its holdings as well as a visit to the stack areas.


Location

2905 Franklin Blvd. NW
Cleveland, OH  44113


Directions

Use the Regional Transit and take the #20 that stops at Superior and West 3rd, just west of Public Square and across the street from the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. The cost is $2.25 one way, and each person should have exact change (dollar bills and coins). The passengers should depart at West 25th Street and Franklin Blvd. There is a convenience plaza on one corner and Lutheran Hospital on the other. Archives visitors should proceed west on Franklin for about four blocks. The Archives is on the south side of the street (left hand side), and the building is a restored Victorian Italianate structure, with a tower. There is a sign on the front lawn identifying the Archives, and there is a set of steps to access the building from the street, and another set of steps leading to the front door.

The Archives is not within walking distance.  

Wednesday August 19, 2015 10:00am - 3:00pm
Off site

10:00am

OPEN HOUSE: Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation
A tour of our 15,000 sq. ft. facilities includes our bindery, paper studio, letterpress, art lab, garden, store, and gallery.

For reservations and information, contact:
Jennifer White, Communications and Development Coordinator at 216-361-9255 or email Jwhite@MorganConservatory.org

Directions

From Cleveland Convention Center: 
44114, 300 Lakeside Avenue East, Cleveland, OH 44114 
Get on OH-2 E 
2 min (0.6 mi) 
Continue on OH-2 E. Take Superior Ave to E 40th St 
4 min (2.0 mi) 
Continue on E 40th St. Drive to E 47th St 
3 min (0.9 mi) 
Morgan Conservatory 
1754 East 47th Street, Cleveland, OH 44103

Through Public Transportation:
From Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue East, Cleveland, OH 44114 
Walk about 0.4 mi to Public Square (Cleveland Renaissance Hotel is there)
Take the RTA Health Line towards Louis Stokes Station (10 min, 9 stops) 
Get off at Euclid Av & E 51st St Station 
Walk up to E. 55th St., turn left, walk north and turn left on Lexington Ave., then left on 47th
 St. (about 0.6 mi)
Morgan Conservatory 
1754 East 47th Street, Cleveland, OH 44103




Wednesday August 19, 2015 10:00am - 5:00pm
Off site

10:30am

Repository Tour: ICA – Art Conservation [FULL]
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Jennifer Souers Chevraux, Education & Outreach Officer
jennifersc@ica-artconservation.org

ICA – Art Conservation (non-profit regional conservation center for artistic and historic works) was founded in 1952 by the directors of six major Midwestern museums as the nation’s first non-profit regional art conservation center, organized to provide professional, high quality, and cost effective art conservation services. Today, the ICA remains dedicated to “art and cultural heritage preservation, conservation, and education” for the benefit of all citizens of Ohio and the lower Midwest, offering a range of services to museums, libraries, archives, government agencies, corporations, and the general public. These services include laboratory and on-site conservation, educational programming, disaster assistance,  surveys and inspections, custom crate building and display workart handling and transportation, climate-controlled storage, studio-quality photo documentationgrant collaboration, and publications for both a professional and general audience.
The tour will take participants through ICA’s paper paintings, textiles and objects conservation labs, as well as our climate-controlled fine art storage areas.

Directions

Directions are available on our website: http://www.ica-artconservation.org/about/directions/

Enjoy the Ohio City Neighborhood after the tour: 
Visit the Transformer Station across the street.  http://transformerstation.org/
Stock up on ethnic goodies at the West Side Market.   http://westsidemarket.org/
Have lunch at one of the many restaurants or shop til you drop!  http://www.ohiocity.org/

Wednesday August 19, 2015 10:30am - 11:30am
Off site

11:00am

Repository Tour: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives (FULL)
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Call 216-515-1956 or email library@rockhall.org

Take an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s world class Library and Archives, located two miles from the Museum. The Library and Archives serves as a free and in-depth resource for everyone from scholars to music fans. Archives professionals will escort you into state-of-the-art vaults for a one-of-a-kind experience seeing some of these invaluable treasures of rock and roll history. Highlights among the Library and Archives’ vast holdings include handwritten lyrics and set lists, diaries and letters, rare posters and handbills, never-before-seen photographs, and unique audio and video recordings.

Directions

The Library and Archives is at 2809 Woodland Avenue in Cleveland. The facility is at the corner of Woodland Avenue and East 30th Street, in a shared building with the Tommy LiPuma Center for Creative Arts of Cuyahoga Community College. Buses that travel from the Cleveland Convention Center to the Library and Archives include 11, 14, 15, and 19. For more information, visit http://riderta.com. A walk from the Cleveland Convention Center will take approximately 30 to 40 minutes.

For those driving, metered parking spaces are available on the street in front of the building or around the block. From there, walk in the building’s main entrance, enter the lobby, and the entrance to the Library and Archives will be immediately on the right. There is also a Visitor Parking area in Lot 6 of the parking garage. These spaces should be paid for at meter stations located nearby. From the garage, enter the building's back entrance, take the elevator on the left to the first floor, enter the lobby, and look for the entrance to the Library and Archives on the left.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 11:00am - 11:45am
Off site

11:00am

Repository Tour: Cleveland Public Library
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend a guided tour. Capacity is limited.  

GUIDED TOURS:
Are Wednesday, August 19, 2015 and will start on the hour beginning at 11am, last tour at 3pm. These will be one hour based tours beginning at 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, last tour at 3pm. They will start at the MAIN building Entrance at 325 Superior Ave. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Cleveland Public Library – Special Collections at 216-623-2818 or email Special.collections@cpl.org

SELF-GUIDED TOURS: 
Walk-ins are welcome anytime between August 18 - 22, 2015.
 Self Guided Tours (for walk-ins) of both buildings available the whole conference during open Library hours (Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm). A sheet with points of interest will be available for pick up at the entrance of Main and the Louis Stokes Wing for any walk-ins.

Tour will include looking at the WPA art in the building, Popular Library Reading Room, Special Collections, and TechCentral. Visitors will be given a sheet of the self guided tour or other points of interest as well.

Directions

The Cleveland Public Library is located in 2 buildings at 325 Superior and 525 Superior Ave. which is 2 blocks from Public Square and is located on the south end of the Mall where the SAA convention is being held. Link to directions for MAIN Library: http://www.cpl.org/BranchLocations/MainLibrary.aspx

By public transportation: RTA is the local public transportation bus and train system. There is a Trolley that runs around Public Square Monday-Friday from 7am to 7pm.
LINK to RTA: http://www.riderta.com/
LINK to RTA Trolley schedule: http://www.riderta.com/routes/Trolley

Cleveland Public Library is ONE BLOCK from the Cleveland Convention Center, off the south end of the MALL. Link to MAP for Main Library: http://www.cpl.org/Locations/Branches/MainLibraryMapanddirections.aspx

Walking from the conference hotel: 

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel at 24 Public Square – Cleveland Public Library is 3 blocks away going EAST on Superior Ave. This is a 5 minute walk.
Westin Cleveland Downtown at 777 St. Claire Ave NE – Cleveland Public Library is 3 blocks away going SOUTH down East 6th and St. Claire to Superior Ave. This is a 5 minute walk.
Double Tree by Hilton at 1111 Lakeside Ave – Cleveland Public Library is about 9 blocks away. Go about 3 blocks WEST down Lakeside Ave to 6th Street, then SOUTH (left) down 6th for about 4 blocks to Superior Ave. (the Louis Stokes Wing is on the corner of 6th and Superior Ave on the corner). This is about a 15 minute walk.




Wednesday August 19, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Off site

12:00pm

Repository Tour: Cleveland Public Library
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend a guided tour. Capacity is limited.  

GUIDED TOURS:
Are Wednesday, August 19, 2015 and will start on the hour beginning at 11am, last tour at 3pm. These will be one hour based tours beginning at 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, last tour at 3pm. They will start at the MAIN building Entrance at 325 Superior Ave. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Cleveland Public Library – Special Collections at 216-623-2818 or email Special.collections@cpl.org

SELF-GUIDED TOURS: 
Walk-ins are welcome anytime between August 18 - 22, 2015.
 Self Guided Tours (for walk-ins) of both buildings available the whole conference during open Library hours (Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm). A sheet with points of interest will be available for pick up at the entrance of Main and the Louis Stokes Wing for any walk-ins.

Tour will include looking at the WPA art in the building, Popular Library Reading Room, Special Collections, and TechCentral. Visitors will be given a sheet of the self guided tour or other points of interest as well.

Directions

The Cleveland Public Library is located in 2 buildings at 325 Superior and 525 Superior Ave. which is 2 blocks from Public Square and is located on the south end of the Mall where the SAA convention is being held. Link to directions for MAIN Library: http://www.cpl.org/BranchLocations/MainLibrary.aspx

By public transportation: RTA is the local public transportation bus and train system. There is a Trolley that runs around Public Square Monday-Friday from 7am to 7pm.
LINK to RTA: http://www.riderta.com/
LINK to RTA Trolley schedule: http://www.riderta.com/routes/Trolley

Cleveland Public Library is ONE BLOCK from the Cleveland Convention Center, off the south end of the MALL. Link to MAP for Main Library: http://www.cpl.org/Locations/Branches/MainLibraryMapanddirections.aspx

Walking from the conference hotel: 

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel at 24 Public Square – Cleveland Public Library is 3 blocks away going EAST on Superior Ave. This is a 5 minute walk.
Westin Cleveland Downtown at 777 St. Claire Ave NE – Cleveland Public Library is 3 blocks away going SOUTH down East 6th and St. Claire to Superior Ave. This is a 5 minute walk.
Double Tree by Hilton at 1111 Lakeside Ave – Cleveland Public Library is about 9 blocks away. Go about 3 blocks WEST down Lakeside Ave to 6th Street, then SOUTH (left) down 6th for about 4 blocks to Superior Ave. (the Louis Stokes Wing is on the corner of 6th and Superior Ave on the corner). This is about a 15 minute walk.




Wednesday August 19, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Off site

12:00pm

OPEN HOUSE: Cleveland Print Room
Open House
Cleveland Print Room is a community photography darkroom, gallery, education center and workspace. At the time of the Open House the gallery will have the Destruction of Form Exhibition https://www.facebook.com/events/810800645654471/.

Walk-ins are welcome during open house hours.

For reservations and information, contact:
Shari Wilkins, Founder and Director at 216-401-5981 or email info@clevelandprintroom.com

Directions
The ArtCraft building is located at the corner of 25th and Superior Avenue (2550 Superior Avenue). We are on the Superior bus line from Public Square/Terminal Tower.
 

Wednesday August 19, 2015 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Off site

1:00pm

Repository Tour: Cleveland Public Library
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend a guided tour. Capacity is limited.  

GUIDED TOURS:
Are Wednesday, August 19, 2015 and will start on the hour beginning at 11am, last tour at 3pm. These will be one hour based tours beginning at 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, last tour at 3pm. They will start at the MAIN building Entrance at 325 Superior Ave. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Cleveland Public Library – Special Collections at 216-623-2818 or email Special.collections@cpl.org

SELF-GUIDED TOURS: 
Walk-ins are welcome anytime between August 18 - 22, 2015.
 Self Guided Tours (for walk-ins) of both buildings available the whole conference during open Library hours (Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm). A sheet with points of interest will be available for pick up at the entrance of Main and the Louis Stokes Wing for any walk-ins.

Tour will include looking at the WPA art in the building, Popular Library Reading Room, Special Collections, and TechCentral. Visitors will be given a sheet of the self guided tour or other points of interest as well.

Directions

The Cleveland Public Library is located in 2 buildings at 325 Superior and 525 Superior Ave. which is 2 blocks from Public Square and is located on the south end of the Mall where the SAA convention is being held. Link to directions for MAIN Library: http://www.cpl.org/BranchLocations/MainLibrary.aspx

By public transportation: RTA is the local public transportation bus and train system. There is a Trolley that runs around Public Square Monday-Friday from 7am to 7pm.
LINK to RTA: http://www.riderta.com/
LINK to RTA Trolley schedule: http://www.riderta.com/routes/Trolley

Cleveland Public Library is ONE BLOCK from the Cleveland Convention Center, off the south end of the MALL. Link to MAP for Main Library: http://www.cpl.org/Locations/Branches/MainLibraryMapanddirections.aspx

Walking from the conference hotel: 

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel at 24 Public Square – Cleveland Public Library is 3 blocks away going EAST on Superior Ave. This is a 5 minute walk.
Westin Cleveland Downtown at 777 St. Claire Ave NE – Cleveland Public Library is 3 blocks away going SOUTH down East 6th and St. Claire to Superior Ave. This is a 5 minute walk.
Double Tree by Hilton at 1111 Lakeside Ave – Cleveland Public Library is about 9 blocks away. Go about 3 blocks WEST down Lakeside Ave to 6th Street, then SOUTH (left) down 6th for about 4 blocks to Superior Ave. (the Louis Stokes Wing is on the corner of 6th and Superior Ave on the corner). This is about a 15 minute walk.




Wednesday August 19, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Off site

1:00pm

Repository Tour: Archives of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland Cathedral Square Plaza
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Phil Haas, Director of Archives at 216-696-6525 ext.1270 or email at phaas@dioceseofcleveland.org

Sacred Art collection – items from the collection (chalices, monstrances, vestments, etc.) have been displayed at many local museums, including the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Closed Parishes - We have records and memorabilia from over 70 closed parishes, including models of early churches and two large photo albums of churches and schools from 1893. 
Bishops Papers – records of all the Bishops going back to our establishment in 1847.
Catholic Charities – records and memorabilia documenting the social service to the eight counties of our diocese for over one hundred years.

Directions

Walking from the conference hotel - 6 minute walk (.3 mile) from Convention Center: Head northeast on St. Clair Ave, turn right on East 9thStreet. Cathedral Square Plaza is on right, one block down from St. Clair Ave.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Off site

1:00pm

Repository Tour: Special Collections and University Archives, Michael Schwartz Library, Cleveland State University
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited.

For reservations and information, contact:
Bill Barrow, Head of Special Collections at 216-408-0906 or w.barrow@csuohio.edu (preferred). Special Collections’ desk: 216-687-2449. University Archives: 216-687-3529 (Bill Becker)

A walk-through of the two units: Special Collections, which specializes in the history of greater Cleveland, and the University Archives of Cleveland State University. 

Special Collections is the home of such holdings as 1) the Cleveland Press Collection, the former editorial library of the afternoon daily newspaper, containing some half-million photographs and one million clippings; 2) the Cleveland Union Terminal Collection, the construction records of the Terminal Tower complex on Public Square and the electric railroad; 3) the Wilbur J. & Sara Ruth Watson Bridge Book Collection, being an extensive holding of information on bridge engineering history; 4) many music collections from local composers; and numerous other collections, especially involving photography and journalism. The Library is also the home of the Cleveland Memory Project, a collaboration with area partners to provide local history resources on the Web. The University Archives contains historic records on Cleveland State University, which is currently celebrating its 50 anniversary, and its predecessor school, Fenn College.

Directions

By public transportation: Free “E-line” green trolleys run between Public Square and CSU via Euclid Avenue every ten minutes, weekdays. E-line stops are marked and one just steps on without cost. Get off at the East 21st.

Walking from the conference hotel: CSU is a straight shot, one mile east on Euclid Avenue. 

By whichever method, visitors will wind up on the corner of East 21st and Euclid. From there head north and east up onto the elevated plaza level between the new Student Center and into Rhodes Tower, the 19-story concrete tower with “CSU” in green letters around the top. Come into the lobby of Rhodes, then into the Library before seeking an elevator on the left (the elevators in the outer Rhodes lobby don’t stop in the library). Come up to the 3rd floor and both Special Collections and the University Archives are visible on opposite sides of the elevator lobby.



Wednesday August 19, 2015 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Off site

1:30pm

Repository Tour: ICA – Art Conservation [FULL]
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Jennifer Souers Chevraux, Education & Outreach Officer
jennifersc@ica-artconservation.org

ICA – Art Conservation (non-profit regional conservation center for artistic and historic works) was founded in 1952 by the directors of six major Midwestern museums as the nation’s first non-profit regional art conservation center, organized to provide professional, high quality, and cost effective art conservation services. Today, the ICA remains dedicated to “art and cultural heritage preservation, conservation, and education” for the benefit of all citizens of Ohio and the lower Midwest, offering a range of services to museums, libraries, archives, government agencies, corporations, and the general public. These services include laboratory and on-site conservation, educational programming, disaster assistance,  surveys and inspections, custom crate building and display workart handling and transportation, climate-controlled storage, studio-quality photo documentationgrant collaboration, and publications for both a professional and general audience.
The tour will take participants through ICA’s paper paintings, textiles and objects conservation labs, as well as our climate-controlled fine art storage areas.

Directions

Directions are available on our website: http://www.ica-artconservation.org/about/directions/

Enjoy the Ohio City Neighborhood after the tour: 
Visit the Transformer Station across the street.  http://transformerstation.org/
Stock up on ethnic goodies at the West Side Market.   http://westsidemarket.org/
Have lunch at one of the many restaurants or shop til you drop!  http://www.ohiocity.org/

Wednesday August 19, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Off site

1:30pm

Repository Tour: American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend this tour. Capacity is limited. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Ann Rowlett, Deputy Director at 216-472-2218 or email arowlett@acluohio.org 

The American Civil Liberties Union has been at the forefront of some of the greatest social change movements of the last century. From protecting individual privacy to advancing the rights of LGBT citizens, from advocating for voting rights to battling mass incarceration, the organization has a rich history from its earliest organizing days in 1917.

The ACLU of Ohio is one of more than 50 state groups affiliated with the national ACLU. Each affiliate has a record of social justice accomplishments in its own right. 

The ACLU of Ohio provides a case study of the successes and challenges faced by nonprofit organizations in managing their historically significant records.

During your visit, Deputy Director Ann Rowlett, MLIS, will present the Ohio ACLU’s efforts to preserve its history through a variety of records management and archival practices and procedures. We also benefit from the guidance and resources of our national organization’s archives staff. 

We will also discuss the ACLU of Ohio’s role in historically significant legal cases, such as the Sam Sheppard murder trial and the Kent State May 4, 1970 shootings. 

A variety of historical materials will be on display.

Directions

From Euclid Ave./Public Square, take the HealthLine bus eastbound (see http://www.rtahealthline.com/healthline-what-is.asp). Exit at E. 40th St. Walk north on E. 40th one block to Chester Ave. Make a right on Chester Ave. The ACLU of Ohio will about a half block down on the right hand (south) side of the street at 4506 Chester Avenue.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Off site

2:00pm

Repository Tour: Cleveland Public Library
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend a guided tour. Capacity is limited.  

GUIDED TOURS:
Are Wednesday, August 19, 2015 and will start on the hour beginning at 11am, last tour at 3pm. These will be one hour based tours beginning at 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, last tour at 3pm. They will start at the MAIN building Entrance at 325 Superior Ave. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Cleveland Public Library – Special Collections at 216-623-2818 or email Special.collections@cpl.org

SELF-GUIDED TOURS: 
Walk-ins are welcome anytime between August 18 - 22, 2015.
 Self Guided Tours (for walk-ins) of both buildings available the whole conference during open Library hours (Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm). A sheet with points of interest will be available for pick up at the entrance of Main and the Louis Stokes Wing for any walk-ins.

Tour will include looking at the WPA art in the building, Popular Library Reading Room, Special Collections, and TechCentral. Visitors will be given a sheet of the self guided tour or other points of interest as well.

Directions

The Cleveland Public Library is located in 2 buildings at 325 Superior and 525 Superior Ave. which is 2 blocks from Public Square and is located on the south end of the Mall where the SAA convention is being held. Link to directions for MAIN Library: http://www.cpl.org/BranchLocations/MainLibrary.aspx

By public transportation: RTA is the local public transportation bus and train system. There is a Trolley that runs around Public Square Monday-Friday from 7am to 7pm.
LINK to RTA: http://www.riderta.com/
LINK to RTA Trolley schedule: http://www.riderta.com/routes/Trolley

Cleveland Public Library is ONE BLOCK from the Cleveland Convention Center, off the south end of the MALL. Link to MAP for Main Library: http://www.cpl.org/Locations/Branches/MainLibraryMapanddirections.aspx

Walking from the conference hotel: 

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel at 24 Public Square – Cleveland Public Library is 3 blocks away going EAST on Superior Ave. This is a 5 minute walk.
Westin Cleveland Downtown at 777 St. Claire Ave NE – Cleveland Public Library is 3 blocks away going SOUTH down East 6th and St. Claire to Superior Ave. This is a 5 minute walk.
Double Tree by Hilton at 1111 Lakeside Ave – Cleveland Public Library is about 9 blocks away. Go about 3 blocks WEST down Lakeside Ave to 6th Street, then SOUTH (left) down 6th for about 4 blocks to Superior Ave. (the Louis Stokes Wing is on the corner of 6th and Superior Ave on the corner). This is about a 15 minute walk.




Wednesday August 19, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Off site

3:00pm

Repository Tour: Cleveland Public Library
Limited Capacity seats available

You must register directly with the contact person to attend a guided tour. Capacity is limited.  

GUIDED TOURS:
Are Wednesday, August 19, 2015 and will start on the hour beginning at 11am, last tour at 3pm. These will be one hour based tours beginning at 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, last tour at 3pm. They will start at the MAIN building Entrance at 325 Superior Ave. 

For reservations and information, contact:
Cleveland Public Library – Special Collections at 216-623-2818 or email Special.collections@cpl.org

SELF-GUIDED TOURS: 
Walk-ins are welcome anytime between August 18 - 22, 2015.
 Self Guided Tours (for walk-ins) of both buildings available the whole conference during open Library hours (Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm). A sheet with points of interest will be available for pick up at the entrance of Main and the Louis Stokes Wing for any walk-ins.

Tour will include looking at the WPA art in the building, Popular Library Reading Room, Special Collections, and TechCentral. Visitors will be given a sheet of the self guided tour or other points of interest as well.

Directions

The Cleveland Public Library is located in 2 buildings at 325 Superior and 525 Superior Ave. which is 2 blocks from Public Square and is located on the south end of the Mall where the SAA convention is being held. Link to directions for MAIN Library: http://www.cpl.org/BranchLocations/MainLibrary.aspx

By public transportation: RTA is the local public transportation bus and train system. There is a Trolley that runs around Public Square Monday-Friday from 7am to 7pm.
LINK to RTA: http://www.riderta.com/
LINK to RTA Trolley schedule: http://www.riderta.com/routes/Trolley

Cleveland Public Library is ONE BLOCK from the Cleveland Convention Center, off the south end of the MALL. Link to MAP for Main Library: http://www.cpl.org/Locations/Branches/MainLibraryMapanddirections.aspx

Walking from the conference hotel: 

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel at 24 Public Square – Cleveland Public Library is 3 blocks away going EAST on Superior Ave. This is a 5 minute walk.
Westin Cleveland Downtown at 777 St. Claire Ave NE – Cleveland Public Library is 3 blocks away going SOUTH down East 6th and St. Claire to Superior Ave. This is a 5 minute walk.
Double Tree by Hilton at 1111 Lakeside Ave – Cleveland Public Library is about 9 blocks away. Go about 3 blocks WEST down Lakeside Ave to 6th Street, then SOUTH (left) down 6th for about 4 blocks to Superior Ave. (the Louis Stokes Wing is on the corner of 6th and Superior Ave on the corner). This is about a 15 minute walk.




Wednesday August 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Off site