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Summer Brain camps designed for learning, inspired by fun

Say the phrase “summer slide” and most people will imagine endless hours spent on a quintessential piece of playground equipment. But educators and parents are increasingly worried about another kind of summer slide which threatens to undo much of the progress our kids make during the school year.
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The future of architecture stands in a new exhibit at the Main Library

With the new growth and urbanization in Cincinnati, we know how important the role of architecture plays in our community. Celebrate our built environment with local professionals, students and educators and see their creative architectural models and design ideas about dwellings of all kinds. The Design LAB: Learn And Build Design Fair takes place April 25 – May 2 at the Main Library.
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Multicultural fiesta celebrates literacy in all cultures April 25

Every year in April, libraries in Greater Cincinnati come together for El Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day). It’s an exciting multicultural fiesta where books become the bridges for children and their families to celebrate literacy across different cultures and backgrounds. This year, the free festivities will take place from 1–4 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the North Central Branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 11109 Hamilton Ave.
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New Main Library exhibit celebrates All-Star history of Cincinnati Reds

In July, Cincinnati will be the proud host of Major League Baseball’s All-Star events for the fifth time in the history of this celebrated series. A new exhibit opening tomorrow at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County’s Main Library will feature items and images portraying the history of the Cincinnati Reds from its beginning as baseball’s first professional team to the days of the Big Red Machine.
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Poetry in the Garden kicks off month of weekly events April 7

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is celebrating National Poetry Month all of April with its 17th annual Poetry in the Garden. Special programs will be held every Tuesday night - 7 p.m. on April 7, April 14, April 21 and April 28 - at the Main Library. Each night will feature local poets reading from their works as well as open mic time for anyone else who would like to read a poem.
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Local authors celebrated during All-Star Authors event at Main Library

Readers from Hamilton County will have a chance to mingle and talk with their favorite local authors at Ohioana 2015 All-Star Authors, sponsored by Ohioana and presented by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
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