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Reconstructing family history is the focus of special event at the Downtown Main Library

Reconstructing family history is the focus of special event at the Downtown Main Library The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is bringing an internationally known writer and speaker to the Downtown Main Library for a free event as part of Family History Month in October. The Genealogy & Local History Department is presenting a Family History Fair 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Downtown Main Library.
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Plans for Price Hill Branch renovation revealed during public session

Plans for Price Hill Branch renovation revealed during public session It’s been more than a year since the Price Hill Branch Library was forced to close and relocate to the Price Hill Recreation Center due to a damaged ceiling. Last Thursday, Sept. 12, was the first time the public had a chance to view the final design for the historic Carnegie branch renovation and the new addition recently approved by the Board of Trustees.
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Homework Help at Library locations important factor in students’ success

Homework Help at Library locations important factor in students’ success The Library provides free homework help to students in kindergarten through eighth grades at select branch libraries in the afternoons during the school year. Homework Helpers at these locations assist students with homework assignments and provide skills-building assistance on any subject. In addition, homework help and skill building is available seven days a week at the Main Library.
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Celebrate famed writer’s life in Cincinnati during international event at Public Library

Celebrate famed writer’s life in Cincinnati during international event at Public Library In honor of the life and works of Hearn, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is hosting the Lafcadio Hearn Anniversary Symposium 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Main Library Downtown. The symposium features presentations by five Hearn aficionados.
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Main Library exhibit drops a needle onto Cincinnati’s music history

Main Library exhibit drops a needle onto Cincinnati’s music history Shake It Records recently worked with ArtWorks to design a set of 36 trading cards featuring original portraits and biographies of recording artists that represent the diverse and fascinating history of music in Cincinnati. In partnership with the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, those portraits now have their own exhibition titled Cincinnati Musical Legends: Art from the First Deck starting Sept. 5.
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‘Noisy Nora’ author Rosemary Wells exhibits her watercolor art at Library

‘Noisy Nora’ author Rosemary Wells exhibits her watercolor art at Library Acclaimed children’s book author and illustrator Rosemary Wells wants to give children the chance to experience original art. Through her Real Art for Young Artists initiative, Wells is allowing the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County to exhibit the original watercolor art from her classic book Noisy Nora with a long-term loan.
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