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Main Library holds community forum about opioid epidemic

Join us at for a panel discussion about the opioid epidemic affecting Greater Cincinnati. The event starts at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Main Library in the Reading Garden Lounge. This event is for adults; no registration is required.
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Children’s and YA Author Emma Carlson Berne Named as Library Foundation’s New Writer-in-Residence

Berne’s passion for writing and telling stories will be the focus of her next big adventure as the 2017-2018 Library Foundation’s Writer-in-Residence.
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Get into the spirit of the season with HallowREAD Week Oct. 22-31

To celebrate Halloween and the spine-tingling thrills of reading, the Library is giving children age 12 and under a spooky passport. For every visit to any Library location, a staff member will stamp the passport and the child will receive a piece of candy or a prize. On the third visit, they will receive a free book.
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ATLA holiday sale features more than books for holiday gift-giving

The ATLA Holiday and Nearly New Used Book Sale is Thursday through Saturday Nov. 2-4 at the Anderson Branch Library.
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Teens invited to create ‘Fan Art’ in annual Library contest

The theme is “Fan Art” and teens are encouraged to create art inspired by their favorite story for a chance to win prizes. Two-dimensional art, including drawings, paintings, digital illustration or photography, will be accepted. For rules and contest details, visit
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Family History Month perfect time to discover your genealogical roots

If you’re like Thane Maynard and want to explore your family tree, then October’s Family History Month is the perfect time to get started at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. And keep your eye on the Library’s social media accounts as we reveal what Maynard, the director of the Cincinnati Zoo, discovered about himself with the help of the Library.
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