Preschool Promise creates a pathway to academic achievement for local children who need it most Read Article

TOTally Kids Learning Center in Western Hills received a five-star Step Up to Quality Rating from the state thanks, in part, to money from Cincinnati Preschool Promise. Gary Kessler

Meet Dani McClain, the library’s 2020 Writer-in-Residence Read Article

Keep an eye out for the library's schedule of podcasts, blogs, office hours, and workshops hosted at various branches. Jessica Ruscello/Unsplash

Don’t count yourself out: Why every Ohio household needs to respond to the 2020 Census Read Article

Forms for the 2020 Census will be received by April 1. Gary Kessler


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Preschool Promise creates a pathway to academic achievement for local children who need it most

In November of 2016, Cincinnati taxpayers voted in support of a five-year, $33M tax levy that would increase access to high-quality preschools within Cincinnati Public Schools’ jurisdiction.

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Meet Dani McClain, the library’s 2020 Writer-in-Residence

The award-winning journalist and author hopes to reconnect with her hometown during her tenure. 

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Don’t count yourself out: Why every Ohio household needs to respond to the 2020 Census

Results help decide how federal and state funds are distributed, determine the number of electoral college votes we get, and how many representatives Ohio will have.

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Three must-see exhibits at the Cincinnati Art Museum

Take a break from the holiday hustle to see these unique, rare exhibitions. 

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Embrace the Danish tradition of Hygge with a few good books this holiday season

Two local bibliophiles from Joseph-Beth Booksellers weigh in on their top picks, perfect for gifts or relaxing on your own.

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Athens County discusses access to healthy food, transportation during a media-community conversation

Residents as well as people outside of the community talked about important area issues and possible solutions for 2020. 

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Award winning writer Keith Pandolfi returns to the Queen City

After living in New Orleans and New York City, this Cincinnati native wants to help foster the local writing community and expand representation of our regional culinary talent and culture. 

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Helping communities grow by investing in small businesses

In 2019, LISC supported 40 local companies through financing or technical assistance. Much of that support was building relationships between small businesses and organizations or institutions that could help them prosper.

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The new St. Elizabeth Cancer Center will offer holistic treatment and cutting-edge research

The St. Elizabeth Cancer Center, scheduled to open in the fall of 2020, is designed to do more than treat cancer. Prevention and early diagnosis will be priorities too.

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That’s a wrap: How People’s Liberty impacted the next generation of leadership in Cincinnati

Nearly 50,000 innovators, changemakers, and civic leaders passed through the space at 1805 Elm Street. And during their five-year tenure, the staff at the philanthropic lab learned five key lessons from the community.

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