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Local High School Teacher Named as Library Foundation’s New Writer-in-Residence

Kurt Dinan has a passion for writing and telling stories. He will spend the next year sharing that passion as the Library Foundation’s Writer-in-Residence for 2016-2017.
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Library to unveil new children’s area at Madeira Branch during donor event

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County will unveil a newly remodeled children’s area at the Madeira Branch Library during the Library Foundation’s annual donor event Oct. 21, at the Madeira Branch. Media are welcome at the event. The Library Foundation will also honor Tom Jones during the donor event. Jones is a member of the planned giving Torch Society. In addition, the Library Foundation will announce the new Writer-in-Residence for 2016-2017. This year’s finalists are: Thomas Atkinson, Kurt Dinan, Judith Turner-Yamamoto and Rick Pender.
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Earn a literary treat during HallowREAD Week Oct. 23-31

To celebrate Halloween and the spine-tingling delights 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. (One book per child; all subsequent visits receive only candy or prize.)
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Greenhills Branch Library moving to bigger facility

The Greenhills Branch Library, part of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County library system, is moving to a 2,325-square-foot space in the Greenhills Community Building, maintained by Winton Woods Schools.
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Public Library wins national award for personalized services

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County was named a Top Innovator of 2016 by the Urban Libraries Councils (ULC). The award recognizes the Library for creating personalized services that make sure cardholders get their favorite books, music and movies when they want them.
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ATLA holiday sale features literary gifts

The annual Anderson Township Library Association’s Holiday Used Book Sale Nov. 3-5 isn’t just a chance for book lovers to stock up for the winter. It’s also a treasure trove for holiday shoppers seeking gifts.
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