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Public Library hires new Strategic Initiatives Director

Shelli Dronsfield has been hired as the new Strategic Initiatives Director at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. In this position, she is responsible for leading various initiatives intended to meet the goals of the Library’s strategic plan.
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Local book promotes early literacy at Library programs

Join acclaimed visual artist, author and arts educator Annie Ruth and lyricist Teniah for interactive performances of music, poetry, storytelling and song during the "My Daddy Reads" programs.
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Bookworks exhibit returns to the Main Library

Bookworks XVI is a Cincinnati Book Arts Society exhibit of one-of-a-kind, handmade books. The exhibit is on view June 10-Sept. 7 in the Main Library’s atrium. Get up-close and personal with the exhibit during two artist walk-throughs at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 28, and Sunday, Aug. 23. There also is a hands-on bookmaking demonstration at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 26, at the Main Library.
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Public Library branches offer free Summer Lunches

In order to fill the nutritional gap which free and reduced-cost lunches help alleviate during the school year, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is partnering with Cincinnati Public Schools and Window Arts Enrichment to provide free summer lunches to children ages 18 and under Monday through Friday, June 8–Aug. 7. Due to the July 4 holiday, lunch will not be served Friday, July 3.
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Library to open three new branch libraries

This spring, The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County will open three branches to give the neighborhoods of Clifton, St. Bernard, and Reading efficient and modern spaces to unite their communities through the world of information. The locations are set to open at 5:30 pm. in Clifton on May 28, in St. Bernard on June 22, and in Reading on June 23.
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Become an All-Star Reader this summer at the Public Library

Thousands of adults, teens and kids have a chance to earn prizes by becoming an All-Star Reader at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. This year, the Library is making it easier than ever to participate in the program, which has been a part of summer at the Library for more than 40 years.
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