Event Title

First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare

Location

Cleveland Public Library, 325 Superior Ave., N.E., Cleveland, OH 44114

Event Website

http://cpl.org/firstfolio/

Start Date

6-20-2016 10:00 AM

End Date

7-30-2016 6:00 PM

Cost to Attend

Free: Registration Encouraged

Pre-registration required?

Yes

Contact Information (for registration)

Drop-in admission will only be available on a space-available basis. We strongly encourage you to make advance reservations to ensure your access to the exhibit at your preferred date and time. It’s easy to obtain your free admission ticket for First Folio! in advance: visit First Folio Tickets for registration information.

Event Type

Exhibit

Description

The First Folio! fifty-state national tour is part of the Folger Shakespeare Library’s 2016 Wonder of Will celebration of 400 years of Shakespeare. The tour offers those from Ohio a fabulous opportunity to experience this unique work that truly gave us Shakespeare. The book will be on display in the library, opened to Hamlet’s famous “To be or not to be” speech, and visitors are invited to visit and encounter the original 1623 First Folio text for themselves.

Cleveland Public Library will be the site for the Ohio First Folio! tour stop. The book will be on display in the Treasure Room within the Special Collections on the third floor of the Main Library, 325 Superior Avenue in downtown Cleveland from June 20 to July 30, 2016 during regular Library hours. Visitors are encouraged to explore Shakespeare-themed displays, activities, performances, spoken word events, crafts classes, and technology in Brett Hall, The John G. White Corridor, the third floor displays, Tech Central, and the Cleveland Digital Public Library before viewing the First Folio in the Treasure Room. See our calendar for a full list of events.

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First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare

Cleveland Public Library, 325 Superior Ave., N.E., Cleveland, OH 44114

The First Folio! fifty-state national tour is part of the Folger Shakespeare Library’s 2016 Wonder of Will celebration of 400 years of Shakespeare. The tour offers those from Ohio a fabulous opportunity to experience this unique work that truly gave us Shakespeare. The book will be on display in the library, opened to Hamlet’s famous “To be or not to be” speech, and visitors are invited to visit and encounter the original 1623 First Folio text for themselves.

Cleveland Public Library will be the site for the Ohio First Folio! tour stop. The book will be on display in the Treasure Room within the Special Collections on the third floor of the Main Library, 325 Superior Avenue in downtown Cleveland from June 20 to July 30, 2016 during regular Library hours. Visitors are encouraged to explore Shakespeare-themed displays, activities, performances, spoken word events, crafts classes, and technology in Brett Hall, The John G. White Corridor, the third floor displays, Tech Central, and the Cleveland Digital Public Library before viewing the First Folio in the Treasure Room. See our calendar for a full list of events.

http://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/octavofest/2016/all/1