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Kids can have a free summer adventure during Brain Camps at the Library

This summer, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County will give kids the opportunity to expand their minds in creative and fun ways at one of the Library’s free summer Brain Camps through the generous support of Duke Energy. Kids have two options: week-long themed camps at various Library locations or one-day Mini Brain Camps at all Library locations. These camps are available as part of the Library’s Summer Adventure (formerly Summer Learning) program.
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Exceptional art from local students on display at Main Library

The Taft Artists Reaching Classrooms exhibit showcases art, including painting, photography, digital design and ceramics created by students from 12 area high schools. Each work is accompanied by an artist’s statement, providing an explanation of the student’s process and intent.
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City’s first poet laureate featured guest during 19th annual Poetry in the Garden

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is celebrating National Poetry Month in April with its 19th annual Poetry in the Garden series. Special programs will be held every Tuesday at 7 p.m. Each night will feature local poets reading from their works as well as open mic time for anyone who would like to read a poem.
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Cincinnati Library director receives A. Chapman Parsons award

The Ohio Library Council (OLC) continues its tradition of honoring the best and brightest individuals in the Ohio public library community. Kimber L. Fender, the Eva Jane Romaine Coombe Director of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, has been selected as the recipient of the A. Chapman Parsons Award for her outstanding work on behalf of Ohio's public libraries.
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New Library card available for active military personnel

In order to better serve Ohio’s active duty military personnel, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County now offers a special Military Card.
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Library launches laptop dispenser at Walnut Hills Branch Library

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County launched a freestanding laptop-dispensing kiosk, which allows certain cardholders to check out laptops for in-house use, at the Walnut Hills Branch Library.
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