Libraries

Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning


The Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP Library) offers on-site access to an extensive collection of resources. With nearly 100,000 monographs, bound journals, and a wide range of cutting-edge periodicals, the library covers various subjects including fashion design, industrial design, graphic design, architecture, interior design, landscape design, horticulture, art history, art education, and fine art disciplines such as sculpture, drawing, printmaking, and photography. The library also has a large collection of artist's books, architectural drawings/archives, unique handmade pop-up books, rare elephant folios, and materials related to Cincinnati urban planning.



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Hours

  • Spring Semester Jan. 8 – Apr. 26, 2024
    • Monday – Thursday: 8am – 8pm
    • Friday: 8am – 5pm
    • Saturday & Sunday: 1pm – 5pm
    • Exceptions:
      • Martin Luther King Day, Moday Jan. 15: Closed
      • Spring Break, Saturday Mar. 9 – Sunday Mar. 17
        • Monday – Friday: 9am – 4pm
        • Saturday & Sunday: Closed
  • Semester Break Week Apr. 27 – May 5, 2024
    • Saturday & Sunday, Apr. 27 – 28: 11am – 4pm
    • Monday – Friday: 9am – 4pm
    • Saturday & Sunday, May 4 – 5: Closed
  • Summer Semester May 6 – Aug. 2, 2024
    • Monday – Friday: 9am – 4pm
    • Saturday & Sunday: Closed
    • Exception:
      • Memorial Day, Monday May 27: Closed
      • Juneteenth, Wednesday June 19: Closed
      • Independence Day, Thursday July 4: Closed
  • Summer Break Aug. 3 – 25, 2024
    • Monday – Friday: 9am – 4pm
    • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Contact Information

Aronoff Center for Design and Art

Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning 
5480 Aronoff Center for Design and Art
2600 Clifton Ct.
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0016
(513) 556-1335