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 (the DAAP Library) provides on-site access to nearly 100,000 monographs and bound journals, and hundreds of cutting-edge periodicals.  Subjects covered include: fashion design, industrial design, graphic design, architecture, interior design, landscape design, horticulture, art history, art education, and fine art: sculpture, drawing, printmaking, and photography.  The library has growing special collections comprised of artist’s books, architectural drawings and archives, handmade/fragile pop up books, rare elephant folios, and Cincinnati urban planning materials.



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Hours

  • Fall Semester Aug. 22 – Dec. 9, 2022
    • Monday – Thursday: 8am – 8pm
    • Friday: 8am – 5pm
    • Saturday & Sunday: 1pm – 5pm
    • Exceptions:
      • Labor Day – Monday, Sept 5: Closed
      • Veterans Day – Friday, Nov. 11: Closed
      • Thanksgiving
        • Wednesday, Nov. 23: 8am – 6pm
        • Thursday – Sunday, Nov. 24 –27: 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 Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0016
(513) 556-1335