Literary/Lectures

NOTE: While the pandemic is easing, please still check with presenting organizations in case of postponements, cancellations or other changes.

The Mercantile Library

21c Museum Hotel | 609 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202.  513-578-6600

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AIA Cincinnati | 1308 Race St., Ste.104, Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-421-4661

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The Angelico Project | 6616 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

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Athenaeum of Ohio | Bartlett Center,  6616 Beechmont Ave. Cincinnati, 45230

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The Barn | 6980 Cambridge Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227. 513-272-3700

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Barnes & Noble | Deerfield Towne Center, 5175 Deerfield Blvd., Mason, OH 45040. 513-972-5146

  • Dec. 5, 7 p.m. Discussion: Louise Penny: “A World of Curiosities” (virtual)
  • Dec. 6, 3 p.m. Discussion: Katy Hays: “The Cloisters” (virtual)
  • Jan. 4, 7 p.m. Discussion: Holly Black: “The Stolen Heir” (virtual)
  • Jan. 23, 7 p.m. Discussion: Talia Hibbert: “Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute” (virtual)

Behringer-Crawford Museum | 1600 Montague Rd., Covington, KY 41011. 859-491-4003

  • Nov. 30, 6:30 p.m. NKY History Hour: Rick Pender

The Black Agenda Cincinnati |

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Books by the Banks | Duke Energy Center

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Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio | 7162 Reading Rd., Suite 600, Cincinnati, OH 45237. 513-672-3702

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Christ Church Cathedral | 318 E. 4th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-1817

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Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library | 800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-369-6900

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Cincinnati Art Museum | 953 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-721-2787

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Cincinnati Arts Association | Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-2787

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Cincinnati Museum Center | 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203. 513-287-7000

  • 4th Tuesdays. Live Virtual Speakers Bureau Presentations (virtual)

Cincinnati Poetry Slam | Artsville, 5021 Whetsel Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227

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Cincinnati Preservation Association | 430 Reading Rd., Ste 300, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Cincinnati Storytelling Festival | Madcap Education Center, 3064 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45211 

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Cincinnati Zoo | 3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-281-4700

Barrows Conservation Lectures:

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Cincy Stories | Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Clifton Cultural Arts Center | 3711 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-497-2860

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Community Shares of Greater Cincinnati, Margaret Fuller Lecture Series | Virtual

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Contemporary Arts Center | 44 E. 6th St., Cincinnati, OH 513-345-2941

Barbara and Lawrence Myers Lecture Series:

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Covington Writers Group

  • 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Twice-monthly workshop ((virtual)

Decorative Arts Society of Cincinnati | Cincinnati Art Museum

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Dos Madres Press | Arnold’s Bar & Grill, downtown

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EquaSion | (formerly Bridges of Faith Trialogue)

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Fitton Center | 101 S. Monument St., Hamilton, OH 45011. 513-863-8873

  • Dec. 7, 11:30 a.m. Buckeye Santas: Christmas Lunch
  • Jan. 11, 11:30 a.m. Tisha Livingston: 80 Acres Farms
  • Feb. 1, 11:30 a.m. National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
  • March 1, 11:30 a.m. Kari Gunter-Seymour: Ohio Poet Laureate
  • April 5, 11:30 a.m. Local Stars of Reality TV

Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road Council

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Grail in the US | 931 O’Bannonville Rd., Loveland OH 45140

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Greater Cincinnati Writers League | Hermitage Room – The Regency, 2444 Madison Rd., 1st Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45208. gcwlemail@gmail.com

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Harriet Beecher Stowe House | 2950 Gilbert Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206. 513-751-0651

  • Dec. 7, 7 p.m. Power of Voice Discussion Series: “Perspectives on Christmas” (virtual)

Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion | 3101 Clifton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-221-1875

  • Nov. 30, 4 p.m. Sarah Benor, Bruce Phillips, Steven Windmueller, Joshua Holo: “New Angles on Los Angeles: The LA Jewish Community”
  • Dec. 7, 1 p.m. Adam Krupnick: “Stolen Books: Recovering Our Family’s Legacy”

Holocaust & Humanity Center  | Cincinnati Museum Center, Union Terminal. 513-487-3055

Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Speaker Series: online

Irish Heritage Center | 3905 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45226. 513-533-0100

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Jewish Family Service of Cincinnati | 8487 Ridge Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236

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Jewish Federation of Cincinnati | 8499 Ridge Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236

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Joseph-Beth Booksellers | 2692 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45208. 513-396-8960

  • Nov. 28, 7 p.m. Discussion: Kristina McMorris “The Ways We Hide” (virtual)
  • Nov. 29, 4 p.m. Discussion: John Boyne w/ Donal Ryan “All the Broken Places” (virtual)
  • Nov. 30, 7 p.m. Discussion: Jonathan Robinson “Life’s Big Questions: 200 Ways to Explore Your Spiritual Life” (virtual)
  • Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Discussion: Mitzi Szereto w/ Lindsey Danis and Janel Comeau “The Best New True Crime Stories: Unsolved Crimes & Mysteries” (virtual)
  • Dec. 3, 2 p.m. Discussion: Brandon T. Snider w/ Ed Steckley and Jennifer George “The New Switcheroo (Rube Goldberg and His Amazing Machines #2)” (virtual)
  • Dec. 14, 7 p.m. Discussion: Karen Casey “Each Day a New Beginning: Daily Meditations for Women” (virtual)
  • Dec. 17, 2 p.m. Discussion: Tricia Springstubb w/ Jennifer Ziegler “Looking for True” (virtual)
  • Dec. 28, 7 p.m. Discussion: Courtney Faye Taylor “Concentrate”
  • Dec. 29, 7 p.m. Discussion: Natalie D. Richards “Seven Dirty Secrets”
  • Jan. 17, 7 p.m. Discussion: Stephen Markley “The Deluge”
  • Feb. 6, 7 p.m. Discussion: Lindsey Frazier “Oh Love, Come Close”
  • Feb. 22, 7 p.m. Discussion: Lucy Score “Things We Hide from the Light”
  • April 17, 7 p.m. Discussion: Kari Gunter-Seymour “Alone in the House of My Heart”

Lindner Center of HOPE | 4075 Old Western Row Rd, Mason, OH 45040

3rd Wednesday, 6-7:30 p.m. Free Community Education Series:

  • Dec. 21. “Health at every size (HAES), weight stigma and why dieting can be harmful” (Manor House, Mason)

Lloyd Library and Museum | 917 Plum St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-721-3707

  • Dec. 1, 5 p.m. Lindsay Wells: “Floral Empires: Plant Hunting and Painting in Victorian Britain”

Mayerson JCC • 8485 Ridge Ave., Amberley. 513-761-7500

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Memorial Hall | 1225 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-977-8838

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Mercantile Library | 414 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-0717

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Miami University Regionals |

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(City of) Montgomery | 10101 Montgomery Rd., Montgomery, OH 45242 513-891-2424

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MORTAR | 1329 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center | 50 East Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-333-7500

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NextUp Cincinnati (formerly the Network of Executive Women)

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Northern Kentucky University | 1 Nunn Dr., Highland Heights, KY 41099

  • Nov. 30, 6:30 p.m. Discussion: Sheila Williams “Things Past Telling” (W. Frank Steely Library, Eva G. Farris Reading Room)

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

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Over-the-Rhine Museum | 513-813-7309

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Oxford Community Arts Center | 10 S. College Ave., Oxford, OH 45056. 513-524-8506

  • 2nd Wednesday, 7 p.m. “Oxford Tale Spinners: True Stories Told Live”

Public Library | 800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-369-6900

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Save Our Souls Art |

  • Dec. 2, 7-8 p.m. Poems for Peace and Justice: Nancy Breen, Mike Olson, Cheli Reutter, Chuck Stringer, Diane Germaine, Bill Mc Cormick (Essex Studios, Walnut Hills)
  • Dec. 3, 7-8 p.m. Poems for Peace and Justice: Terrae Howell, Mark Flanigan, Susan Glassmeyer, Ella Cather-Davis, Brian Shircliff (Essex Studios, Walnut Hills)

Sitwell’s Coffee House | 324 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

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Skirball Museum | Hebrew Union College, 3101 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

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Springer School and Center | 2121 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45208. 513-871-5080

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Summer Sunday Poetry Series | Redden Gardens, Covington

  • Aug. 28, 5:45 p.m. Nancy Jentsch

StudioKroner | 130 W. Court St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Taft Museum of Art | 316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-241-0343

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TEDxCincinnati

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Thomas More University | 333 Thomas More Pkwy., Crestview Hills, KY 41017. 859-341-5800

Union Institute & University | 440 East McMillan St. Cincinnati, OH 45206

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Urban Appalachian Community Coalition | 329 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

  • Final Wednesday, 5-6:30 p.m. Place Keepers Wide Open Mic (Zoom)

Urban Consulate | Mercantile Library, 414 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

  • Second Monday, 7-9 p.m. Monthly Salon with Tim Barr

Vibe Cincinnati – Untold Speaker Series

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Wash Park Art | 1215 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-291-3626

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Wave Pool Gallery | 2940 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45225

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Women Writing for a Change | 6906 Plainfield Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236. 513-272-1171

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Woodward Theater | 1404 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-345-7981

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Word of Mouth Cincinnati | MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

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