More than 100 years ago, our city and our nation faced a pandemic similar in many ways to the one we face now. Our Genealogy & Local History department researched how Cincinnati responded to the outbreak and how those decisions of the past impact how we're approaching COVID-19 today.
The 26th annual Family History Fair is on October 5 at the Downtown Main Library. Learn more about this wonderful event and how you can reconnect with your family's past.
Reference Librarian Stephen Headley on the exciting discovery of newspaper columns from the late 1800s that highlight prominent African Americans in Cincinnati.
It’s 11 a.m. on a Thursday morning. The parking lot outside the Green Township Branch Library is nearly full. Confused patrons wander to the desk. “Are you giving something away?” they say. “I could hardly find parking. What’s going on?”
What’s going on is Green Township’s Genealogy Club.
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