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What’s more exciting for a kid than getting mail? Getting books in the mail – for free! Learn more about the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library, part of Dolly Parton’s global Imagination Library initiative, and how every child in Ohio can sign up.

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As February comes to a close, we’re keeping the celebration of Black History Month at the Library going throughout the rest of the year. One way is through our new book club partnership with blaCk Coffee Lounge.

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We teamed up with the Cincinnati Museum Center to bring families Read Across America Day. Learn more about this day of storytimes, arts and crafts, and celebration of the magical, time-traveling, imaginative power of reading.

How to read like the Writer-in-Residence

  • February 24, 2020 |
  • 3 MIN READ|
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In a new video, Writer-in-Residence Dani McClain shares some of the books that inform her work as well as what she currently has checked out from the Library.

What reading means to me

  • February 19, 2020 |
  • 3 MIN READ|
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Back and bigger than ever, the Library's third annual African American Read-In drew booklovers together for an afternoon celebrating Black writers and illustrators. There, we asked attendees to share what reading means to them.

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On Saturday, February 15, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is hosting its third annual African American Read-In (AARI) from 12-4 p.m. at the Downtown Main Library. Read on to learn about everything we have in store!

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Welcome to the Silent Book Club where all you need is a book to read. Any book, any format, any chapter! No discussions and no worries about not enough copies for everyone. Just shut up and read!

Coming Soon: Winter Checkout Challenge

  • December 26, 2019 |
  • 2 MIN READ|
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Beginning January 17 and ending February 29, the Winter Checkout Challenge allows adults to experience much of what the Library has to offer from the comfort of their own home. Read on to learn more!

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For over a decade kids across the county have practiced their reading skills at the Library with a few unconventional (and furry) tutors at our Tales to Tails events.

It's officially "TeenTober"!

  • October 4, 2019 |
  • 4 MIN READ|
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In honor of the first annual "TeenTober" the Downtown Main Library's TeenSpot asked teens to give their book, eBook, and audiobook recommendations for fellow teenagers. (And a few from the Librarians too, because they couldn't resist!)

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