Starting July 17, the Library is dropping off books donated by the Friends of the Public Library to the OhioMeansJobs Center and plans to regularly restock the Honor Books cart there. Click to learn more about this partnership.
Today, the Library is a technology hub, a community center, a social service, a playgroup, a streaming platform, and so much more. But that's not what everyone always thinks we are. We’ve rounded up some of the Library myths that make us cringe. Here's what's really going on instead.
Wrongful convictions are not just the stuff of true-crime programs and podcasts. They happen everywhere, and Ohio is no exception. Carey Hoffman and Jennifer Bergeron of OIP discuss the organization's important work.
Jewish Community Relations Council Director Jackie Congedo talks about the upcoming events, what she hopes the community will get out of the discussions, and resources for those who want to learn more about the fraught Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The story of how one man turned losing his job, marriage, and home into a fresh start at the place he least expected: the Library.
We're on the hunt for next year's Writer-in-Residence. Apply now and receive a $10,000 stipend thanks to the generous support of Naomi Tucker Gerwin and the Library Foundation if selected, along with lots of other honors and opportunities. Learn more about the role from 2019 WIR Jessica Strawser.
This free exhibition of Cincinnatians in WWI features select original photographs from the Museum Center’s and Library's collection. It runs June 28 to September 29, and is located in the Ruthven Community Gallery at the Cincinnati Museum Center
Local influencer, fashion blogger, and small business owner Rebecca Shakespeare Armstrong on her lifelong love of the Library and its many resources.
Contrary to most stories, this one begins with an ending. Vinyl records had reached their swan song in 1988 when CDs outsold them for the first time. Adapting to the times, the library began to purchase more CDs and devote floor space to them, banishing 17,500 LPs to the basement. There they slumbered on metal shelves…until now.
Reference Librarian Stephen Headley on the exciting discovery of newspaper columns from the late 1800s that highlight prominent African Americans in Cincinnati.
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