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In 2015 the MakerSpace opened at the Main Library. Since then, makers from across the region have come to create. One of those makers is local artist and educator Lindsey Whittle. Her work is on view at the Contemporary Arts Center, where you can see the entrance of the space covered in colorful window clings printed in the MakerSpace.

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In 2018, the staff at the Mt.Healthy branch library partnered with the Facilities and Computer Services departments. Together, we collaborated to re-imagine and re-purpose the public space at the branch. Check out the results!

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On this episode of the "Inside the Writer's Head" podcast, our Writer-In-Residence, Jessica Strawser sits down with author and Executive Editor at Penguin Books, Meg Leder.

Oz Visits the Queen City

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Most of us are familiar with the 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland, but Cincinnatians were able to see "The Wizard of Oz" live on stage as early as 1905. Learn about the history, view the poster, and see more from the Library's vintage poster collection at the Taft Museum of Art's upcoming exhibition.

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If you ever address someone with the iconic “Wakanda Forever” greeting, author Nnedi Okorafor is here to make sure you get it right. Considering she's authored comics for Marvel’s "Black Panther" universe including the "Shuri" series, "Black Panther: Long Live the King" series, and "Wakanda Forever", she’s an expert on the subject.

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Something magical happened on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at about 6:30 p.m. It may have seemed like a typical weeknight to you. But one Hyde Park woman set a record by simply downloading an audiobook from the Library’s eBranch and Overdrive.

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The second installment of our Library love video series is here! In honor of National Library Workers Day and National Library Week, we handed Library workers love notes from customers to read on camera and filmed their reactions…

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In this installment of Inside the Writer's Head, our Writer-in-Residence Jessica Strawser discusses the art of place and how setting can make or break a story.

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April 9 is National Library Workers Day. We handed Library workers love notes from customers to read on camera and filmed their reactions. The result? All the feels.

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Homework. The “H-bomb” every parent dreads having dropped on them by their kids. Not because they don’t want to help their child, but simply because sometimes they don’t know how. Which is why the Library offers Homework Helpers to provide free homework help to students in kindergarten through eighth grade.

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