August 21, 2014

What’s New

Main Library Pickup Window News
The Main Library pickup window will be closed this Saturday, August 23, due to roof construction. Click here to learn more about dropping off library material while the pickup window is closed.
If I Stay
Place your hold on the book that inspired the movie!
The Divorce Papers
Download the ebook version of The Divorce Papers by Susan Rieger!
Don't Look Back
Place your hold on the new thriller by Gregg Hurwitz!
Reading Construction Webcam
Watch construction on the new Reading branch live.
St. Bernard Construction Webcam
Watch construction as the webcam captures snapshots every few minutes.
Writer-in-Residence
Apply to be the Library's Writer-in-Residence!
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County now sixth busiest in U.S.
According to the 2014 Public Library Data Service (PLDS) statistical report, cardholders of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County checked out an astonishing 17.4 million items in 2013.
How do you view downtown?
Share your opinion! Take the 2014 Downtown Perceptions Survey; or visit the Main Library and take the survey at a dedicated computer on the first floor.
New Book Club Reads for Fall 2014
Our staff picked the hottest new book club titles perfect for your fall discussions. Suggest these books to your fellow book club members!
The Matchmaker Readalikes
If you have already read Elin Hilderbrand’s latest sun-soaked novel, The Matchmaker, and are looking for more beach-themed reads, then check out these staff favorites!
State Legislators Visit Branch Libraries
To gain a better understanding of how our Library is working to enhance literacy and education, state legislators from Hamilton County recently visited several branch libraries.