Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Focus on Technology
2:00 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Cincinnati Library's 3-D printer churning out models

Library patron Randall Bolton checks out the new 3D printer.
Ann Thompson WVXU

Just three weeks into the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County's first 3D printer and patrons have designed, copied and printed plenty.

The fifth-generation MakerBot 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.

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4:09 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Library will build new (or renovate) libraries at 3 branches

The 10,000-square-foot house on the National Register of Historic Sites will replace the 2,500-square-foot storefront occupied by the Clifton Branch for more than 50 years.
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

The Cincinnati Hamilton County Public Library is planning groundbreakings later this month at three of its branches. Clifton, Reading and St. Bernard will all get new or renovated libraries in 2015.

The three branches will have expanded collections, computer labs, meeting and program rooms and individual study rooms.  All were designed for energy efficiency, and LEED certification is being pursued for both Reading and St. Bernard.

From the library's news release:

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National Poetry Month
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Poetry events this month at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County are celebrating National Poetry Month with a series of events and readings. David Siders, manager of the Popular Library, joins Robyn Carey-Allgeyer with a preview of the activities and details of their recently completed poetry contest.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Patents and Trademarks in the Digital Age

US Patent and Trademark Office

  Authors, artists, inventors and businesses rely on copyrights, trademarks and patents to protect their intellectual property. But how effective are these safeguards when almost any work can be downloaded from the internet?

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Terrace Plaza Hotel: An Icon

Terrace Plaza Hotel showcased modernn art and technology when it opened in 1948
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