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As February comes to a close, we’re keeping the celebration of Black History Month at the Library going throughout the rest of the year. One way is through our new book club partnership with blaCk Coffee Lounge.

What reading means to me

  • February 19, 2020 |
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Back and bigger than ever, the Library's third annual African American Read-In drew booklovers together for an afternoon celebrating Black writers and illustrators. There, we asked attendees to share what reading means to them.

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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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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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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