June 2015


Bookworks XVI

Lotnicza. Par Avion by Beata Weh Lotnicza. Par Avion by Beata Wehr

Bookworks XVI is a Cincinnati Book Arts Society exhibit of one-of-a-kind, handmade books. The exhibit is on view June 10-Sept. 6 in the Main Library’s atrium. The Keith Kuhn Memorial Exhibit is on display in conjunction with Bookworks XVI exhibit in cases near the Main Library’s South Building elevators. The exhibit showcases artists’ reimagined books from the Library’s collection. The show is organized annually in the memory of former Library Services Director Keith Kuhn, who directed the Library’s expansion of the collection.

The Great American Pastime: Baseball and the Cincinnati Reds

1869 Red Stockings1869 Red Stockings

This exhibit features 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. The exhibit will be on display April 4–July 31 in the Joseph S. Stern, Jr. Cincinnati Room on the third floor of the Main Library. The Library is partnering with The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum to make this exhibit possible. The exhibit features items from the Hall of Fame & Museum collection such as Reds’ jerseys, programs, and images from their photograph collection, including an 1894 scorebook, a scrapbook from a player on the 1919 World Series team, and original newspapers.

For additional information about any of the exhibits listed, please call our Programs & Exhibits Coordinator at 513-369-6944.