September 26, 2001

�Get Carded� Library Card Campaign Extended through October 6

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County has decided to extend its �Get Carded� library card sign-up campaign through Saturday,�� October 6. To take advantage of the many benefits that the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County has to offer, so far this month nearly 10,000 people have signed up or renewed their library card.

Anyone who signs up for or renews their library card will automatically become eligible to win prizes. Winners will receive tickets for Disney on Ice presents Toy Story 2 donated by Feld Entertainment. Fifty sets of four tickets will be awarded and 42 Grand Prize winners will receive a set of four tickets and be invited to attend a party where they will receive a special Disney on Ice presents Toy Story 2 prize package.

To get carded, simply go to any of the Library's 42 locations and sign up by completing an application. (Be sure to bring along some form of identification to verify your address if you're 18 or older. The signature of a parent or guardian is needed for anyone under 18.) Or, visit any Fifth Third Banking Center to pick up an application.� Anyone with a valid library card in the state of Ohio, or Boone, Kenton, and Campbell counties in Kentucky or Dearborn County in Indiana, is eligible to sign up for a free Hamilton County library card.

�Get Carded� is a joint venture of the Public Library, Fifth Third Bank, WCPO-TV9, and Feld Entertainment. Where else can you check out the hottest titles, from current magazines to top box office flicks, and attend thousands of programs? They�re all FREE�and all at your library. For more information visit the Library� website at www.CincinnatiLibrary.org or call 369-6913.