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January 28, 2003

What’s New · Free & Public: One Hundred and Fifty Years at the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County 1853–2003

Cover of Free & Public

We’re proud to announce that Free & Public: One Hundred and Fifty Years at the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County 1853–2003, an entertaining, colorful history of our venerable library, has just been published. Written by the award-winning author John Fleischman and filled with hundreds of photographs from the Library’s archives, Free & Public is an intriguing mix of urban history, social pageant, and library science.

Anxious to see what the book looks like? You can get a sneak peek of it by visiting our Free & Public Anniversary Book webpage. You can also learn about related events and exhibits and find out how to purchase the book.