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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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Find Momo ‘hiding in plain sight’ at the Main Library

Since 2012, photographer Andrew Knapp and his six-year-old border collie Momo have ensnared the hearts of more than 300,000 Instagram users with their rousing hide-and-seek photos. Knapp and Momo will visit the Main Library 2 p.m., Saturday, May 23 to talk about their latest book, Find Momo Coast to Coast. A book signing will follow their appearance. Books will be available for purchase courtesy of Joseph-Beth Booksellers. Momo’s visit to the Main Library is part of a 20-city American book tour May 16–June 30.
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Summer Brain camps designed for learning, inspired by fun

Say the phrase “summer slide” and most people will imagine endless hours spent on a quintessential piece of playground equipment. But educators and parents are increasingly worried about another kind of summer slide which threatens to undo much of the progress our kids make during the school year.
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New Main Library exhibit celebrates All-Star history of Cincinnati Reds

In July, Cincinnati will be the proud host of Major League Baseball’s All-Star events for the fifth time in the history of this celebrated series. A new exhibit opening tomorrow at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County’s Main Library will feature items and images portraying the history of the Cincinnati Reds from its beginning as baseball’s first professional team to the days of the Big Red Machine.
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