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Dater Grant

The Library Foundation was awarded $50,000 by the Charles H. Dater Foundation to support the Library's Homework Helpers program.

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Johnson Foundation grant

The wait just got a little shorter for cardholders who want to learn to code, create an app or design a web page. Thanks to a $10,000 grant from The Johnson Foundation, the Library purchased 50 additional Treehouse licenses for cardholders.

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passing the
torch

For more than 150 years, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County has been an essential public resource contributing to millions of personal success stories and to the success of the community. Our legacy of innovative programs, embracing technology and reaching beyond our walls to serve our community has been a glowing example of excellence, admired by other communities throughout the nation.

lighting
the fires

It's easy to think of libraries as places and things: buildings, shelves, books, computers, CDs, DVDs, etc. But the truth is, libraries are so much more. For many of us, libraries were among the first places where we connected to ideas bigger than ourselves. Where we heard stories, researched subjects, discovered new material and let our imaginations take us to places beyond our situations. Whether we knew it or not, libraries were lighting the fire and feeding the burning drive to do, see and be something more.