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2013 Lecture Series
12:30 am
Fri January 11, 2013

The Mercantile Library

Mercantile Library

Albert Pyle, the longtime director of downtown’s Mercantile Library, joins Mark Perzel to discuss their 2013 Lecture Series, including the annual Niehoff Lecture and the Harriet Beecher Stowe Lecture. The library, located at 4th and Walnut, prides itself on being the literary center of the city and houses an impressive collection of books and artwork.


Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County
12:30 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Kid-Friendly Exhibits Downtown

From the Golden Books exhibit
The Animals’ Merry Christmas: Copyright Richard Scarry, 1958

Now that the kids are off for a couple of weeks, and you’re done with opening presents and spending money on presents, what will you do until school starts again? How about a trip to the library? And not just to check out books, but to enjoy a couple of exhibitions that even adults will enjoy.

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Around Cincinnati Spooktacular
1:32 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Experimental Halloween

Nosferatu

On the night before All Hallow’s Eve, make your way to the Downtown branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County for Experimental Halloween. This frightful event will combine the showing of the classic 1922 silent movie Nosferatu with a live soundtrack provided by The Symphony of Horror, made up of the best of local circuit benders and other musicians.

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Photography Exhibit of Early Steamboats
1:40 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Cincinnati Library Hosts Steamboat Exhibit

Delta Queen

Steamboats through an Early Lens is the newest exhibit at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County’s main branch downtown. Jane Durrell welcomes Patricia van Skaik from the Library’s Genealogy and Local History Department to discuss this fascinating photographic exhibition and the history of steamboats in Cincinnati.

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