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Updated AWE computers

The Library is updating the AWE computer stations loaded with lots of learning activities for children between the ages of 2 and 8. These early literacy computers are loaded with fun, interactive and engaging content that spans all curriculum areas and covers all components of STREAM education. Visit your local Library today to take a […]

Books by the Banks poster

Kevin Necessary is comics journalist and editorial cartoonist for WCPO/9 On Your Side in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a syndicated editorial cartoonist through GoComics.com. He is the illustrator of a children’s book, My Best Friend Fiona, written by Lucy May. The 13th Books by the Banks poster features an enthusiastic group of readers crossing the John […]

Books by the Banks: Writing Contest

Adults (18+) and teenagers (ages 13-17) are invited to enter the 2019 Books by the Banks Writing Contest.   Entries should evoke a sense of Cincinnati. Both fiction and nonfiction are welcome, and all subjects are acceptable.  Submissions must not exceed ten pages. All entries must be emailed or postmarked by September 23, 2019.     […]

Most popular book so far in 2019

The year is more than half over and the title that’s been checked out of our branches the most often is Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owen. It’s also the number one bestseller so far in 2019 nationwide according to Publishers Weekly. Also chosen for Reese Witherspoon’s bookclub. Have you read it yet? Where […]