Publishers Weekly Article Shares How Patricia A. Shlonsky, and Many Others, are Living the Mission of the Library

In 2007, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) issued a report noting a decline in the number of American adults reading literature and reading for pleasure. This was a real wake-up call for the Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL).

Publishers Weekly library columnist and Executive Director of the CCPL, Sari Feldman, explained how the CCPL launched the Reconnect with Reading (RWR) campaign and how their efforts over the last decade have paid off.

Ulmer Partner Patricia A. Shlonsky serves as president of the CCPL, and is a primary supporter of CCPL’s One Community Reads program. Through her work at CCPL, Patty is able to use the power of books to generate important civic dialogue and drive engagement.

Read the full article to discover how CCPL’s commitment to reading continues to positively impact the community.