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Spend an evening with Ohio Innocence Project ahead of Stern Lecture event

Spend an evening with Ohio Innocence Project ahead of Stern Lecture event Ahead of the Stern Lecture event this fall, the public is invited to hear attorneys and exonerated individuals talk during “Wrongfully Convicted: Stories from the Ohio Innocence Project (OIP).” The guest speakers are telling their stories and about OIP’s efforts to free innocent people in prison and prevent wrongful convictions. “Wrongfully Convicted” starts at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25, in the Harriet Tubman Theater at the Underground Railroad Freedom Center. It is free and open to the public, however registration is required.
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Tickets for Stern Lecture: Evening with Bryan Stevenson on sale Aug. 5

Tickets for Stern Lecture: Evening with Bryan Stevenson on sale Aug. 5 For more than 30 years Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Ala., has fought for the rights of the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned. He wrote about one such case, that of Walter McMillian, an African-American man sentenced to die for a murder he insisted he didn’t commit, in his book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. The Mary S. Stern Lecture featuring Stevenson is presented courtesy of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in Procter & Gamble Hall at the Aronoff Center for the Arts.
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Visit with a Reds mascot at the Library during Summer Adventure

Visit with a Reds mascot at the Library during Summer Adventure Summer Adventure may be in the seventh inning stretch, but there’s still time to have plenty of fun and win prizes. During Sports Week, fans of all ages are invited to visit with Gapper or Rosie Red at select branches of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
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Writers encouraged to apply to be the next Library Foundation Writer-in-Residence

Writers encouraged to apply to be the next Library Foundation Writer-in-Residence The Library Foundation of Cincinnati and Hamilton County will accept applications for the 2020 Writer-in-Residence position beginning Monday, July 1. The author chosen for this prestigious honor serves as the Library’s literary ambassador to the community. This person will receive a $10,000 stipend and promotion by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and the Library Foundation.
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Donors’ investment in Summer Adventure is investment in future

Donors’ investment in Summer Adventure is investment in future Summer Adventure is underway and thousands of people are reading and participating in events. The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and the Library Foundation are grateful to all the corporate sponsors and community partners that help make this year’s educational events possible.
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Krayon Kiosks spark learning through technology for youngest Library users

Krayon Kiosks spark learning through technology for youngest Library users With help from a donation from Betsy and John LaMacchia to The Library Foundation of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, the Library recently purchased and installed innovative iPad kiosks, called Krayon Kiosks. Krayon Kiosks develop early literacy skills in young children by making learning fun and interactive.
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