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Meet seven notable African Americans who lived in Cincinnati during the 19th century and learn about their accomplishments in a new exhibit at the Downtown Main Library.

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Black history should be taught and celebrated every day of the year, not just in February. The Library is proud to provide materials, events, and other programs that center African Americans throughout the year, and especially this February. Read on to see what we have planned!

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Tween Librarian Sam Bloom discusses the yearly meeting of a committee of librarians to unofficially choose the best books for the 2019 publishing year. Find out who their picks are to win the Caldecott, Newbery, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Awards.

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On Saturday, February 15, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is hosting its third annual African American Read-In (AARI) from 12-4 p.m. at the Downtown Main Library. Read on to learn about everything we have in store!

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In her inaugural episode of season 5 of "Inside the Writer's Head", Dani McClain sits down with local author Kathy Y. Wilson, who was the Library’s first Writer-in-Residence in 2014 and is a friend and mentor to McClain.

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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution stating the right of citizens to vote "shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex." Learn about the two exhibits now on display at the Library that honor this historic moment with important nuance.

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To help fight the mounting eviction crisis in our city, the Library is teaming up with the City of Cincinnati in an effort to provide both tenants and landlords with vital information about their rights and responsibilities through a series of free educational workshops.

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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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Whether it's photographs, scrapbooks, ticket stubs, records, or diaries, many of us have keepsakes that have been handed down to us or that we wish to preserve for future generations. Jennifer Winkler of the Symmes Township Branch Library is providing quick tips and tricks to make your memories last.

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Here at the Library, we're meeting the demand for online news content by providing digital access to numerous current-issue newspapers and magazines for free. Learn how to access it all now!

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