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.
An interview with Nnedi Okorafor about Black Panther, African-based sci-fi, writing, movies and television, and more.
A Hyde Park resident downloaded Half Magic by Edward Eager and earned a place in history by checking out the Library’s 10 millionth item on Overdrive.
Writer-In-Residence Jessica Strawser discusses the importance of a setting when creating a novel.
Library super fans write notes of appreciation to their favorite local branch Librarians and staff. We handed Library workers these notes to read on camera.
The Library offers Homework Helpers to provide free homework help to students in kindergarten through eighth grade.
While Emilio Estevez's new film "the public" (shot at the Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library) centers adult men, youth experiencing homelessness was 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 discussed the systemic roots, symptoms, and solutions to this growing human rights issue.
Library Writer-In-Residence, Jessica Strawser, interviews two-time National Book Award finalist Laurie Halse Anderson about her book, "Shout."
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.