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Library to host free consultations, workshops for Financial Planning Day

Members of the public have the opportunity to get free expert help with their finances as part of the local partnership between the City of Cincinnati, the Financial Planning Association of Southwestern Ohio and the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. The local Financial Planning Day will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m., at the Main Library.
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Local author Kathy Y. Wilson named as Library's new Writer-in Residence

Kathy Wilson is no stranger to the public library. She first felt the desire to write at age 5, wandering the stacks of her neighborhood library.
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October filled with teen-themed programs

Teenagers will be the focus of four creative, educational programs offered throughout the month of October at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. These special offerings are designed to engage students in learning, increase literacy and encourage creativity through self-expression.
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Doctors Without Borders President to share stories from the field at Main Library

A woman with a unique perspective on the difficulties of providing medical care to the most vulnerable people around the world is set to share her stories from the front line at the Main Library in downtown Cincinnati. Dr. Deane Marchbein, president of Doctors without Borders USA, will speak and take questions from the audience at the Main Library 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 13.
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Adults can earn accredited high school diploma and career certification through Library

Adult residents of Hamilton County now have the opportunity to get their accredited high school diploma and career certification online through a new service from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. The Library is launching Career Online High School and providing a limited number of free scholarships to qualified adult learners looking to advance their careers, prepare for workforce entry or continue their education. The Library is only the third library system in the country to offer this new educational program.
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Uncover your roots during Family History Month at the Public Library

This October, celebrate your family history at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, home to one of the nation’s top-ranked genealogy collections. The Library’s Genealogy and Local History Department will host a wide variety of programs ranging from introductory classes to family history to an in-depth look at the department’s extensive print and online genealogy resources. The festivities kick off 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Main Library.
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