West End Speaks!

  • March 6, 2020 |
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As this historically Black neighborhood once again faces drastic change, Library staff are working to preserve the memories of the West End community for years to come through the West End Stories Project, a series of video recordings from community members about their longtime home. Read on to learn more and get involved.

Get to know Coretta Scott King

  • February 13, 2020 |
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Families of all ages are welcome to enjoy two free performances from The Children’s Theater of Cincinnati showcasing the life and legacy of a Civil Rights Movement legend in her own right, Coretta Scott King. Read on to learn more about the show.

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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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August 2019 marks 400 years since the first documented landing of enslaved Africans to what would become the U.S. We've curated a list of books and videos that address the history of slavery and the impacts it still has on society today.

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Cincinnati's first Black Librarian isn't who it was originally thought to be. Reference Librarian Keloni Parks uncovers the true history, exploring her life, career, and legacy.

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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

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