Life hacks at the Library

  • October 15, 2019 |
  • 2 MIN READ|
  • General
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Each Wednesday in October, Downtown Main Library staff members are sharing hacks, tips, and surprising secrets for life, the household, technology, the workplace, and the Library. Read on for some sneak peeks!

Transgender Reality 101

  • October 14, 2019 |
  • 5 MIN READ|
  • General
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On October 22 the Blue Ash Branch Library hosts the Transgender Reality 101 Community Conversation. In preparation, we sat down with Ariel, Shane, and Aimee to discuss their life experiences as people who are trans and what they hope folks walk away with from the event.

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Indigenous Peoples Day is October 14. One way we can honor Indigenous people of the past and present is educating one another on Native history, Native triumph, and the struggles Native communities face today. The Greater Cincinnati Native American Coalition curated resources for people of all ages and backgrounds who want to learn more about Indigenous people.

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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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Our Writer-in-Residence Jessica Strawser shares what she's been up to between book club meetings at our branch libraries and the podcast.

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For over a decade kids across the county have practiced their reading skills at the Library with a few unconventional (and furry) tutors at our Tales to Tails events.

It's officially "TeenTober"!

  • October 4, 2019 |
  • 4 MIN READ|
  • General
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In honor of the first annual "TeenTober" the Downtown Main Library's TeenSpot asked teens to give their book, eBook, and audiobook recommendations for fellow teenagers. (And a few from the Librarians too, because they couldn't resist!)

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From Cincinnatian Rose Lavelle's game winning goal against the Dutch in the 2019 Women's World Cup to the 1894 Cincinnati Shamrock's Thanksgiving Day Game, it turns out Cincinnati's soccer legacy runs deep.

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Reference Librarian Kent Mulcahy and Oakley Branch Manager Chris Oaks take you inside the Library's group created just for young professionals on the go.

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If you aren’t able to attend the Stern Lecture Series to listen and learn from Bryan Stevenson in person, we have plenty of other ways for you to engage in his work to end mass incarceration, institutionalized racism, and economic oppression.