Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati Library's 3-D printer churning out models http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-librarys-3-d-printer-churning-out-models <p>Just three weeks into the <a href="http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/press/2014/3DPrinterPR.pdf" target="_blank">Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County's first 3D printer </a>and patrons have designed, copied and printed plenty.</p><p>The fifth-generation <a href="https://store.makerbot.com/replicator?gclid=CJi9sNuRz74CFY0WMgodf34AcA" target="_blank">MakerBot </a>is in the Tech Center on the second floor of the downtown library. It's available by reservation by the hour. Right now, while in beta testing, it is free.</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 27209 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Library's 3-D printer churning out models Library will build new (or renovate) libraries at 3 branches http://wvxu.org/post/library-will-build-new-or-renovate-libraries-3-branches <p>The Cincinnati Hamilton County Public Library is planning groundbreakings later this month at three of its branches. <strong>Clifton, Reading and St. Bernard </strong>will all get new or renovated libraries in 2015.</p><p>The three branches will have expanded collections, computer labs, meeting and program rooms and individual study rooms.&nbsp; All were designed for energy efficiency, and LEED certification is being pursued for both Reading and St. Bernard.</p><p>From the library's news release:</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:09:20 +0000 Ann Thompson 25327 at http://wvxu.org Library will build new (or renovate) libraries at 3 branches Poetry events this month at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County http://wvxu.org/post/poetry-events-month-public-library-cincinnati-and-hamilton-county <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/news/2004/poetrymonth.asp" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County</strong> </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">are celebrating </span><a href="http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/41" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>National Poetry Month</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with a series of events and readings. </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">David Siders</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, manager of the </span><a href="http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/main/pop.html" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Popular Library</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, joins Robyn </span>Carey-Allgeyer<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with a preview of the activities and details of their recently completed poetry contest.</span></p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 05:00:10 +0000 Robyn Carey-Allgeyer 25008 at http://wvxu.org Poetry events this month at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Patents and Trademarks in the Digital Age http://wvxu.org/post/patents-and-trademarks-digital-age <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Authors, artists, inventors and businesses rely on copyrights, <a href="http://ptrca.org/" target="_blank">trademarks and patents</a> to protect their intellectual property. But how effective are these safeguards when almost any work can be downloaded from the internet? Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 20844 at http://wvxu.org Patents and Trademarks in the Digital Age Terrace Plaza Hotel: An Icon http://wvxu.org/post/terrace-plaza-hotel-icon <p></p><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 20719 at http://wvxu.org Terrace Plaza Hotel: An Icon