c. 1950-1970: People using Cincinnati Public Library Card Catalog Amanda October 25, 2013 1970-1979, Objects 1 CommentFavourited 694 times Add to favourites “Before the advent of the online catalog, library customers used the card catalog to search for material in our collection.” One Response CrimsonQueen March 15, 2014 Oh my. Has it been that long? I just found a card today in one of my books, that I use as a book mark. For many many years, the library had these out with stubby pencils as scrap paper. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.