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Every spring for the past decade, SPARK offers “Let’s Talk”—a six-week program for early childhood families in Price Hill, Madisonville, and Norwood communities. Each week, parents and their kids receive free books and materials, along with immersive lessons and play to give kids a head start when they begin school.

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Library super-fan Keisha Gamble shares how the Library isn't just a place to check out books and movies or hang out. It provides community members with so much more.

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The Library is run by people working in many different roles and they’re all helping community members with much more than book recommendations. Our new series "Spend a Day with a Library Worker" takes you inside the lives of different library staff members and follows them on a typical work day.

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In the early-to-mid 1900s, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County had two branches for Black community members, the Douglass Branch Library in Walnut Hills and the Stowe Branch Library in the West End. Relics from this history are on view at the West End Branch during May.

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It’s 11 a.m. on a Thursday morning. The parking lot outside the Green Township Branch Library is nearly full. Confused patrons wander to the desk. “Are you giving something away?” they say. “I could hardly find parking. What’s going on?” What’s going on is Green Township’s Genealogy Club.

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Our Writer-In-Residence, Jessica Strawser breaks down exactly what it takes to go after your dreams. Spoiler: it's not easy.

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We’ve partnered with Cincinnati Works, the Veterans Administration, and Cincinnati State to offer services that can help community members level up their job skills. While many of these services are offered by the Library year round, we’re doubling down our efforts to address the different needs of our neighbors to achieve their career aspirations during Career Advancement Month.

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From June 1 until July 31, we’re making it easier than ever to read, explore, create, and earn prizes. Everyone can have fun, no matter your age. Here's a few reasons why you should sign up for Summer Adventure this year.

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In 2015 the MakerSpace opened at the Main Library. Since then, makers from across the region have come to create. One of those makers is local artist and educator Lindsey Whittle. Her work is on view at the Contemporary Arts Center, where you can see the entrance of the space covered in colorful window clings printed in the MakerSpace.

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In 2018, the staff at the Mt.Healthy branch library partnered with the Facilities and Computer Services departments. Together, we collaborated to re-imagine and re-purpose the public space at the branch. Check out the results!

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