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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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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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As the nation reflects on the incredible life and legacy of a civil rights icon, we've rounded up materials that not only celebrate the legend, but the man, whose complexities and revolutionary visions are sometimes forgotten.

Happy 30th Anniversary, Green Township!

  • January 9, 2020 |
  • 2 MIN READ|
  • General
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It's not every day a Branch Library turns the big 3-0! Find out how the Green Township Branch Library is celebrating its anniversary this weekend.

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Now on display until January 26, 2020, the Library's 'Cinema Cincinnati' exhibit is filled with historic photos, blasts from the past, and fun facts.

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On November 10 and 11 the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center hosts events centered around commemorating the 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht through music and storytelling. Read on for event information and resources about this history.

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Thanks to a massive digitization project with the Newspaper Archive, customers can access the database of local newspapers through the Library website from the comfort of their own home.

Discover your roots at the Family History Fair

  • September 26, 2019 |
  • 3 MIN READ|
  • General
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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.

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The man, the myth, the legend. 150 years ago, Lafcadio Hearn arrived in Cincinnati. We're hosting a symposium on September 28 to celebrate all of his unique achievements.

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Greater Cincinnati Chinese Cultural Exchange Association Chair Felicity Tao discusses how bringing the 'Chinese Railroad Workers Photography Exhibits' to Cincinnati is part of her journey to claim American citizenship.

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