Who: The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
What: Bills of Lading: Viewing Cincinnati Through its River Trade exhibition
Where: Main Library, 800 Vine St., Downtown Cincinnati
When: Aug. 5–Nov. 15, 2016
Why: This exhibit gives viewers the chance to step back into the age of steamboats to view life in Cincinnati through the boats, goods, and people which passed through the city’s port as captured on boat receipts, known as bills of ladings.
Bills of Lading: Viewing Cincinnati Through its River Trade is on display in the Joseph S. Stern, Jr. Cincinnati Room on the third floor of the Main Library. Cincinnati Room hours: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Saturday; and 1 p.m.–5 p.m. Sunday.
Call 513-369-6900 or visit www.CincinnatiLibrary.org.