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'A Call to Action Community Forum: Bringing Westwood Together Around the Addiction Epidemic' provides information on four key topics: treatment, harm reduction, prevention, and cutting the supply of opioids.

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Downtown Main Library Teen Librarian Emma Willig discusses her outreach with teenage girls at the Hamilton County Juvenile Court Youth Center and the authentic interactions that take place around books, poetry, and introspection.

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Connecting community members with well-paying, steady jobs is one of the Library’s missions. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite books for job seekers and career advancers.

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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In 2017, the Library began a partnership with Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority as part of a nationwide program to get books into communities with limited access to literacy resources.

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

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Many kids rely on healthy school meals provided when classes are in session. Come summer, they often aren't sure where their next meal will come from. To bridge this gap, the Library is providing free meals and snacks for children ages 18 and younger.

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'AntiOD: Reclaiming Our City' is currently on display at the Main Library. It aims to address substance use disorder in Cincinnati and what we can do as a community to save lives from drug overdoses.

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We’ve partnered with Cincinnati Works, the Veterans Administration, and Cincinnati State to offer services that can help community members level up their job skills. While many of these services are offered by the Library year round, we’re doubling down our efforts to address the different needs of our neighbors to achieve their career aspirations during Career Advancement Month.

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Homework. The “H-bomb” every parent dreads having dropped on them by their kids. Not because they don’t want to help their child, but simply because sometimes they don’t know how. Which is why the Library offers Homework Helpers to provide free homework help to students in kindergarten through eighth grade.

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