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Get free admission to local attractions with the library Discovery Pass!

A library card truly is your passport to the world.  With your Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County library card, you can now get free admission to local attractions with the Discovery Pass!   If you have a library card (and...

The Garage

We're on Week 258 of the extended break, and parents everywhere are running out of ideas. The solution? Books. All. the. Books. But the libraries are closed, and the Friends of the Library's June Book Sale was cancelled. But...

Virtual Summer Library Programs

With COVID-19, this summer is going to look very different from summers past. However, some things never change, and that’s our local libraries’ dedication to summer learning. From online resources to virtual reading challenges, here’s how local libraries are stepping...

Author Rosemary Wells is visiting Cincinnati!

Author Rosemary Wells is visiting Cincinnati! Rosemary Wells is an acclaimed children's author and illustrator, best-known for creating the world of sibling bunnies Max and Ruby: curious toddler Max and bossy big-sister Ruby. Next week, Wells will be in Cincinnati to promote...

Gower Park is our new favorite playground

During the spring (and summer, fall and winter), you'll find us at a different playground each day. Even if it's just a 20-minute stop after errands, I make a point of letting my kids run free each day. This...

Cincinnati Summer Reading Roundup

Our Cincinnati Summer Reading Roundup has all the details on every library summer reading program in Greater Cincinnati!

Boone County Library

For N. Ky families, the Boone County Library is a great spot for free, educational fun, and a place to make meaningful memories together. The Main Branch is full of surprises: from concerts to museum-quality exhibits to a full-service cafe!

6 things you probably didn’t know you could do at the library

I love the library. Once a week (at least), you'll find us browsing the stacks at our neighborhood branch. My kids get really excited on Library Day -- as soon as we get home, they scatter all the books on...

Did you know about the Main Library’s MakerSpace?

Makerspaces are places where people can come together to play, learn, and create utilizing the materials provided in the space. The Main Library’s MakerSpace is open Sat and Sun and most of its programs are totally free.

Library Winter Warehouse Sale

Mark your calendars: Jan. 11-14 is the Library Winter Warehouse Sale, brought to you by the Friends Used Book Store at the Warehouse (Hartwell)!

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Kettering Health Network is continuing to expand their women’s services offerings so that new and expectant mothers always have the support they need.   In partnership...

Shed the “Covid 19”

Well, you officially made it through 2020, but the “covid 19” — you know, that extra weight you took on during quarantine — is...

Local Spotlight: The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

2021 is here (hooray!) and everyone is breathing a collective sigh of relief. But despite it being a new year, the problems of 2020...

Why Preschool Matters

When thinking about your child’s education, preschool is typically the first step. Not all children attend preschool however, making some parents wonder if it...
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