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Award-winning author to visit Main Library

Author Jacqueline Woodson, whose book Brown Girl Dreaming has won numerous awards, will talk about her memoir at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 18, in the Reading Garden Lounge at the Main Library.
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Library Foundation looking for next Writer-in-Residence

One local writer will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to showcase his or her literary work and promote writing and literacy in the community by serving as the Library Foundation’s next Writer-in-Residence. Applications are being accepted through July 15. You must be an active, full- or part-time writer and live in southwest Ohio to be considered.
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Summer Brain Camps at the Library make learning count

This summer, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County will give students the opportunity to remain engaged academically and also have fun during Brain Camps. These camps are available as part of the Library’s Summer Learning Program and will feature a focus on Maker and STEAM topics.
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Library unveils rare editions of Shakespeare's work in new exhibit

Shakespeare has permeated our culture with his masterful storytelling. View selections from the Library’s extensive collection of the Bard’s classic plays. Included in the exhibit are rare early editions of Shakespeare’s works dating back to the 1600s, tiny 19th century adaptations for children and elaborate illustrations to compliment his tales.
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Library is among the most cost-effective in country, according to new report

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is among the most cost-effective libraries in the state of Ohio — and the nation — according to a new report just released by the Ohio Library Council (OLC). The Ohio Public Libraries ROI Report, released April 13, shows Ohio’s investment in public libraries is both cost-effective and of high value to Ohio residents.
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Teen, adult volunteers needed for Summer Learning at the Library

The Summer Learning Program, one of the most important programs offered by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton, is looking for volunteers to help make a difference in their neighborhood. Two different volunteer positions are available for adults and teens this year at select Library branch locations.
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