Virtual Cleveland Public Library

Submitted by DELibrarian on Mon, 11/12/2007 - 09:40

The Cleveland Public Library is opening a "sim" in the online world Second Life this week. Friday, Nov. 16, at 3 pm Second Life Time (Pacific Standard), the Cleveland Public Library will open the doors of its online counterpart. There will be several displays and events celebrating its real life chess collection, which is the largest in the world. Two life music performances are scheduled, and a photo gallery exhibit featuring Cleveland and Ohio related sheet music will be on display.

For more information, contact Lebachai Vesta in Second Life.

Other events around Info Island in Second Life this week include a recorder performance by Thom Dowd, and the opening of an island for the book “Why Is this Idiot Rich and I’m Not” by Robert Shemin. More information at