April 24, 2014

What’s New

Building Our Future
The Library celebrated the start of construction of the new Clifton, Reading and St. Bernard branches with groundbreaking ceremonies April 21. Visit each construction project page to view photos from the groundbreaking ceremonies.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck
Download the audiobook version of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney!
Happy Birthday, Janet Evanovich
The romance and mystery author turns 71 today and is still turning our great novels! Her latest, Top Secret Twenty-One, is due on shelves on June 17. Get ready for the release by catching up on her best works chosen by our staff!
The Serpent of Venice
Place your hold on the new book by Christopher Moore!
You Are Not Special: And Other Encouragements
Place your hold on the new book by David McCullough, Jr.!
Avondale Branch News
The Avondale Branch will be temporarily closed from May 5-19, during the final phase of renovation. The Grand Reopening will take place Tuesday, May 20. More details about the closing...
Gabriel García Márquez
Gabriel García Márquez, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1982, passed away on Thursday. His legacy includes the masterpiece of magical realism, One Hundred Years of Solitude, and his luminous romance, Love in the Time of Cholera.
Zombie Boot Camp
Run to the Zombie Preparedness Boot Camp on Saturday, April 26 before it's too late! Learn about the different types of zombies, the theories behind the spread of the zombie virus, and how to prepare a zombie apocalypse emergency kit. More details....
Used Book Sale
Make plans to attend the next Friends Used Book Sale at the Symmes Township Branch!
Online Language Learning
Planning on a trip abroad this summer? Before you depart, use one of the Library's online language learning services to pick up a foreign language from the comfort of home!
Poetry in the Garden
Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Main Library’s 16th Annual Poetry in the Garden series, in partnership with the Greater Cincinnati Writers League. Join us each Tuesday evening in April at 7 p.m. to listen to area poets read their poetry.