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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 Friends’ Used Book Store at the Warehouse

If your kids are like mine, then they probably raise quite a fuss when it's time to return books to the library. My kids love reading -- and I have a very liberal policy when it comes to books....

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...

The Madeira Library has a New Kids’ Area!

We go to the library a lot. As the weather gets colder and crummier, you'll find us at the library on a weekly basis. My kids enjoy story times and library programs, yes -- but their favorite thing to do...

HallowREAD Week at the Library!

Get to the library this week! It's HallowREAD Week at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County -- and your kids can collect something much cooler than candy. From October 23 though October 31, kids ages 12 and under...

Summer Reading at the Cincinnati Library

One of the best parts about summer is the freedom kids have to read whatever they want. (Because reading is always a good thing, whether it's reading a classic novel, newspaper, magazine, e-book or even graphic novel!) Get your...

Where are we going this weekend? April 2-3

Here we are -- the first weekend in April (and no -- that's no April Fool's Joke!). April in Cincinnati is simply wonderful. Not too hot, not too cold. Long, lazy evenings as the school year winds down. Afternoons at...

Where are we going this weekend? March 5-6

Here we are: the first weekend of March! In Cincinnati, March means one thing: consignment sales. So, the next few weeks, we will be featuring some of our favorites! March also means warmer temps, longer days, St. Patrick's Day, and, this...

Celebrate National Read Across America Day!

Did you know that March 2 is a holiday? In honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday, March 2 is celebrated as National Read Across America Day! Every year the National Education Association (NEA) celebrates reading and Dr. Seuss’s birthday by hosting...

Library Book Sale This Weekend!

Happy Friday, friends! I'm just stopping by to spread the word about a really cool, used book sale going on this weekend: The Winter Warehouse Sale is going on this weekend at its downtown location (8456 Vine Street). This sale is...

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