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In her latest video, author and journalist Dani McClain discusses what writing means to her and gives advice to aspiring writers.

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This Women's History Month the Library is celebrating women's health and wellness. We’re kicking things off March 6 from Noon – 4 p.m. at the Downtown Main Library by providing on-site resources to female-identifying individuals with representatives from various local and national organizations.

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In this episode of "Inside the Writer's Head", Dani McClain sits down with local journalist and publisher of ‘The Cincinnati Herald’, Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney.

How to read like the Writer-in-Residence

  • February 24, 2020 |
  • 3 MIN READ|
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In a new video, Writer-in-Residence Dani McClain shares some of the books that inform her work as well as what she currently has checked out from the Library.

What reading means to me

  • February 19, 2020 |
  • 3 MIN READ|
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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.

Noname's Book Club

  • February 12, 2020 |
  • 3 MIN READ|
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If you're interested in a digital book club with a national following of more than 130,000 that focuses on uplifting the voices of people of color, then look no further than Chicago-based rapper Noname's Book Club.

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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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In her inaugural episode of season 5 of "Inside the Writer's Head", Dani McClain sits down with local author Kathy Y. Wilson, who was the Library’s first Writer-in-Residence in 2014 and is a friend and mentor to McClain.

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The Library Foundation's 2020 Writer-In-Residence appears in a new video discussing the power of libraries and why she's excited to serve as an ambassador to our Library over the course of the next year.

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On this episode of "Inside the Writer's Head", our 2019 Writer-in-Residence Jessica Strawser sits down with newly selected 2020 Writer-in-Residence, author and journalist Dani McClain.

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