Free meal boxes available Mondays at select Library locations
The free boxes contain seven dinner meals and seven snacks. All items are shelf stable and ready to eat, with no refrigeration or additional preparation required.
This program is open to all youth, up to age 18, and young adults ages 19-21 who are following Individualized Education Programs. For more information about eligibility, visit cincinnatilibrary.org/meals. Children do not need to be present when picking up meals. Parents or caregivers may pick up meal boxes for their children.
Meal boxes are available for weekly pick-up Mondays from 3-5, at the following locations:
- Downtown Main Library, Avondale, Bond Hill, Corryville, Elmwood Place, Groesbeck, Madisonville, Mt. Healthy, North Central, Northside, Norwood, Pleasant Ridge, Reading, St. Bernard, Walnut Hills, West End, Westwood
*Meal service locations and serving times are subject to change.
Could This Be Your Lucky Day? Skip the Waitlist for Popular Books
Bestselling books—the kind with LONG waitlists—are available NOW in all of our 41 branch libraries, exclusively for our walk-in customers. Step into your closest branch to see which bestsellers are waiting for you—just ask about Lucky Day books or look for the Lucky Day display!
These books come with a six-week checkout period and cannot be renewed, so your neighbors can get lucky too.
Get Lucky with eBooks too!
Also, eBook enthusiasts can get lucky. Lucky Day eBooks are available on your web browser, or the Libby app.
These hot titles change continuously — view the current list — as they become available and do not include the same titles as the in-branch collection. These titles have 14-day checkouts and are non-renewable. You never know what popular new title you may be able to download with no wait.
Check out Lucky Day books with your library card. Don’t have one? Apply online today at cincinnatilibrary.org
Working at the Library
Many branches of the Cincinnati and Hamilton County library system have a part time Homework Help and Enrichment Support, including the St. Bernard Branch
Position Summary: This position is responsible for working with youth to provide homework support through the Homework Help Program, as well as engaging youth in a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) activities during non-academic periods (winter break, summer, etc.) to help prevent academic loss.
Free Print/Copy Services
The Library offers free printing at all of our open locations. You may print 20 pages per day, free of charge, then, 0.15 cents per page in black and white, and 0.25 center in color
*You do not need a library card to use this service.
Online event for expecting mothers
Each month CHPL is partnering with Cradle Cincinnati Connections to explore topics including breastfeeding, safe sleep and pregnancy health and wellness.
Register at https://cinlib.org/3iptbM2