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Wrongful convictions are not just the stuff of true-crime programs and podcasts. They happen everywhere, and Ohio is no exception. Carey Hoffman and Jennifer Bergeron of OIP discuss the organization's important work.

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In advance of Bryan Stevenson's presentation at our inaugural Mary S. Stern Lecture Series Oct 2 at the Aronoff, we're kicking off a system-wide book club to discuss his book 'Just Mercy'.

How our Library rescued me

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The story of how one man turned losing his job, marriage, and home into a fresh start at the place he least expected: the Library.

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We're on the hunt for next year's Writer-in-Residence. Apply now and receive a $10,000 stipend thanks to the generous support of Naomi Tucker Gerwin and the Library Foundation if selected, along with lots of other honors and opportunities. Learn more about the role from 2019 WIR Jessica Strawser.

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A message about Building the Next Generation Library, connecting community members to jobs, and more.

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On June 5, Beary the polar bear will return to his den at the Cincinnati Museum Center. We’re encouraging community members to come down to the Popular section of the Main Library and snap a selfie. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and tag your photos with #byebyebeary and we'll share our favorites!

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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!

Oz Visits the Queen City

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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.

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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.

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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.

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