August 2019 marks 400 years since the first documented landing of enslaved Africans to what would become the U.S. We've curated a list of books and videos that address the history of slavery and the impacts it still has on society today.
For Norman Holloway chess is more than a game. It informs the way he lives and navigates the world. Now, he shares this with the community through his instructional mentorship program, SuccessViaChess.
In this episode of “Inside the Writer’s Head,” our Writer-in-Residence Jessica Strawser chats with D.M. Pulley about her experiences behind the scenes in Amazon Publishing, the historical real-life inspiration behind her suspenseful new release, and more.
Learn how a book on balloon twisting lead Amy Holmes to start a thriving business that brings joy to kids all over Ohio.
The Library joins forces with the Community Action Agency, Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, and YMCA to help tackle the threat of eviction faced by thousands of Cincinnati residents each year.
Cross-country cyclist Roger "Dodger" Brooks finds social connection, entertainment, and small business resources by using libraries across the U.S. His latest stop? The Mariemont Branch Library.
Cincinnati's first Black Librarian isn't who it was originally thought to be. Reference Librarian Keloni Parks uncovers the true history, exploring her life, career, and legacy.
Our local teen meteorologist, Ashton is hosting “Here’s Ashton with the Weather” on Monday, August 12 at 1 p.m. in the Children’s Library at the Downtown Main Library. Learn more about him and the event here.
Thanks to a new partnership with Cincinnati Works, each Monday job seekers can meet with a Cincinnati Works career coach at the Downtown Main Library for assistance. Learn more about this exciting program here.
Mt. Washington Branch Manager Paul Burch discusses the Library customer who changed his life, and how the Library changed the customer's life too!
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