August 2013

Branches · Avondale

Branch Portrait

3566 Reading Rd.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
Phone: 513-369-4440
Fax: 513-369-4539

Branch Manager: Cate Malone
Children’s Librarian: Ashley Barnhill

Hours of Service
Mon, Tue noon–8 p.m.
Wed, Thu noon–6 p.m.
Fri, Sat 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sun closed

Location

The Avondale Branch is on the corner of Reading Road (south of Dana Avenue) and Mann Place. The branch is served by Metro routes 43, 45, and 47.

History

The Avondale Branch is one of the nine area libraries in Hamilton County built with funds provided by the Andrew Carnegie Foundation. Designed by the architectural firm Garber and Woodward, the Spanish Colonial style structure features a Rookwood tile entry, decorative iron work, and a domed ceiling. A Rookwood drinking fountain was presented to the branch by the Avondale Improvement Association to mark its opening on March 1, 1913.

Learn more about the accessibility project that will open the Avondale Branch doors to everyone by removing physical barriers to library service.

Special Services

A book return is available at the branch.

Meeting Room

The Avondale Branch meeting room seats 50 people. Visit the meeting room webpage for additional information and a link to the online reservation form.