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Congressman Wenstrup to speak at Library’s Veterans Day program

When the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County’s Main Library opened in 1954, the building was dedicated as a War Memorial to honor the servicemen and servicewomen from Hamilton County who gave their lives for our country. The tradition of honoring veterans continues with the 60th Veterans Day Commemoration to be held Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 10:45 a.m. in the Main Library’s Reading Garden Lounge. The keynote speaker for this year’s event is Congressman Brad R. Wenstrup, who is also a physician and an Army Lieutenant Colonel.
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ATLA’s holiday sale held in memory of Jackie O’Brien

This year, members of the Anderson Township Library Association are honoring one of their own by dedicating the Holiday Used Book Sale Nov. 6-8 to the late Jackie O’Brien. A longtime Anderson Township resident, O’Brien and her husband were instrumental in forming the first Anderson Township Library Committee in 1980 and remained involved with the group.
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Ohio State Auditor gives Public Library of Cincinnati And Hamilton County Award With Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County has returned a clean audit report. The Public Library’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Ohio Auditor of State Award with Distinction.
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Library Foundation’s Writer-in-Residence to make first public appearance at Books by the Banks festival

Book lovers and aspiring writers will get their first chance to interact with the new Writer-in-Residence for the Library Foundation of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Kathy Y. Wilson, when she makes her first public appearance at the Books by the Banks festival. The event happens Saturday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. at the Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Cincinnati.
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Library to host free consultations, workshops for Financial Planning Day

Members of the public have the opportunity to get free expert help with their finances as part of the local partnership between the City of Cincinnati, the Financial Planning Association of Southwestern Ohio and the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. The local Financial Planning Day will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m., at the Main Library.
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October filled with teen-themed programs

Teenagers will be the focus of four creative, educational programs offered throughout the month of October at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. These special offerings are designed to engage students in learning, increase literacy and encourage creativity through self-expression.
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