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What if there was a space where community members could meet and participate in moderated discussions on hot button topics in a respectful, positive, and productive manner? This sounds like an impossible dream, but thanks to our partnership with the National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) it's possible.

Startup Stories: King Me

  • January 2, 2020 |
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King Me is a photo-art series by artist and photographer Nina Wells, known in the art world as “ninamdot”. The King Me brand has expanded into bottled water. As part of the workforce development program at the Library, we were able to assist ninamdot with the various steps as she applied for a trademark for the business.

Top 25 circulated materials of 2019

  • December 30, 2019 |
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We've rounded up the top materials cardholders checked out from the Library in 2019. See if any of your favorites made the list!

Coming Soon: Winter Checkout Challenge

  • December 26, 2019 |
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Beginning January 17 and ending February 29, the Winter Checkout Challenge allows adults to experience much of what the Library has to offer from the comfort of their own home. Read on to learn more!

The YWCA's citywide book club gets real

  • December 23, 2019 |
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YWCA is on a mission to get Greater Cincinnati reflecting and discussing the effects of interpersonal and structural racism. To do that, they're turning to books. Read on to learn how the Library is partnering on this important initiative.

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The Library is run by people working in many different roles and they’re all helping community members with much more than book recommendations. Our series "Spend a Day with a Library Worker" takes you inside the lives of different Library staff members and follows them on a typical work day.

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How the Library's partnership with Center for Respite Care helps on the road to recovery

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In her final blog post as this year's Writer-in-Residence, Jessica Strawser shares an excerpt from her forthcoming novel.

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Local journalist Andy Brownfield shares how the Library influenced not only his career path, but also his sense of self through his teenage years and beyond.

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Conservation Education Manager for the Newport Aquarium's WAVE Foundation Erin Shultz is sharing fun facts about the African Penguins who will be visiting our Branch Libraries during the month of December to spread some winter cheer.

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