In 2020, the Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library:

Lent 4,889,606 digital resources

Saw 1,924, 403 in-person visits

Had 1,650,388 unique items checked out

Distributed 229,827 meals and snacks

Saw 7,454,289 digital research databases and resources accessed

Scanned 30,647 documents for free

Faxed 24,966 documents for free

Had 747,617 WiFi sessions

Saw 185,400 curbside, drive-thru and locker visits

Received 149,791 calls, chats and emails at our Virtual Information Center

Had 3,259 socially distanced screen-sharing sessions with customers needing computer assistance

Offered 300 virtual programs, including storytimes and Lunch & Learns

The Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library was one of only five libraries nationwide to receive the prestigious Five-Star Library award by Library Journal. And, it’s one of only two libraries with eight consecutive years at this top level.

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