In 2018, the staff at the Mt.Healthy branch library partnered with the Facilities and Computer Services departments. Together, we collaborated to re-imagine and re-purpose the public space at the branch. Check out the results!
Most of us are familiar with the 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland, but Cincinnatians were able to see
"The Wizard of Oz" live on stage as early as 1905. Learn about the history, view the poster, and see more from the Library's vintage poster collection at the Taft Museum of Art's upcoming exhibition.
If you ever address someone with the iconic “Wakanda Forever” greeting, author Nnedi Okorafor is here to make sure you get it right. Considering she's authored comics for Marvel’s "Black Panther" universe including the "Shuri" series, "Black Panther: Long Live the King" series, and "Wakanda Forever", she’s an expert on the subject.
Something magical happened on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at about 6:30 p.m. It may have seemed like a typical weeknight to you. But one Hyde Park woman set a record by simply downloading an audiobook from the Library’s eBranch and Overdrive.
While Emilio Estevez's new film "the public" (shot at the Main Library) centers on adults, youth experiencing homelessness is the focus of a community conversation at the Main Library on April 7. A panel led by Strategies to End Homelessness and Lighthouse Youth & Family Services will discuss the systemic roots, symptoms, and solutions to this growing human rights issue.
The Genealogy & Local History Department will be celebrating this important year in Cincinnati Reds baseball by partnering with the Cincinnati Reds Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum to produce an exhibit in the Cincinnati Room featuring many items from both organizations’ collections. This exhibit will be on display from May 3 to July 28.
Calling all fiction readers: 2019 Library Foundation Writer-in-Residence Jessica Strawser will be joining book club discussions at branch libraries all over town this year and she’s here with her latest Inside The Writer’s Head blog post to tell you all about it.
The Ohio Valley Forest Fellowship and the Federated Garden Clubs of Cincinnati and Vicinity celebrate Arbor Day (April 26) by providing free tree seedlings to Library cardholders. The giveaway will happen this Saturday, March 23. Anyone who checks out an item at any of the Library’s 41 locations during normal business hours can receive a free seedling while supplies last.
The Library is launching an innovative pilot project at the Main Library to connect social services with people who need it. During the month of March, providers will set up tables in the south building Atrium to promote social services available in our communities. The tables will be staffed by social services organizations each Friday morning in March from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
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