Plan Your Visit
The Library occupies the 11th and part of the 12th stories of The Mercantile Library Building. Our address has been 414 Walnut Street since 1840.The Mercantile Library History
The Mercantile Library Building is just steps away from the Cincinnati Bell Connector Fountain Square stop, as well as Metro’s Government Square transit hub. We are also less than a block from Cincinnati’s Fountain Square, close to The Banks, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, the Contemporary Arts Center, and more.