Literary/Lectures

The Mercantile Library
(currently closed for renovations)

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

  • June 20, 5:30 p.m. Ilana Judah “The 5 Ws (+1 H) of climate resilience for design professionals”

American Jewish Committee

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American Sign Museum | 1330 Monmouth Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45225. 513-541-6366

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

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Art Academy of Cincinnati | 1212 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-562-6262

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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

  • June 20, 3 p.m. Discussion: Craig DiLouie “How To Make A Horror Movie And Survive” and Paul Tremblay “Horror Movie” (virtual)
  • July 9, 3 p.m. Discussion: Colin Walsh “Kala” (virtual)
  • July 2, 3 p.m. Discussion: David Nicholls “You Are Here” (virtual)
  • Aug. 7, 3 p.m. Discussion: Liz Nugent “Strange Sally Diamond” (virtual)

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

Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. NKY History Hour (virtual):

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Books, Baubles & Bourbon Regional Mini Bookfair | 301 Elm St., Ludlow, KY.

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Books by the Banks | Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library, downtown.

  • Nov. 16. Local, regional and national authors

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

  • July 12-14. Re-opening celebration at Main Library
  • Sept. 25, 7 p.m. Stern Lecture Series: David Grann (Aronoff Center for the Arts)

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

3rd Saturday every other month, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. See the Story:

  • July 20. Lisa See “Shanghai Girls”
  • Sept. 21. Security Guard “All the Beauty in the World”
  • Nov. 16. Michael Finkel “Art Thief”

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

  • July 13, 5 p.m.
  • Sept. 14, 5 p.m.
  • Nov. 9, 5 p.m.

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 

  • October 2024

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

  • Barrows Conservation Lectures: Check back for future events.

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

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Clifton Cultural Arts Center | 3412 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati OH 45220. 513-497-2860

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

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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

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

  • June 22, 10:30 a.m. Semi-Colon Club: Poetry of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (Walnut Hills Branch Library)

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

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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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Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives | 3101 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-221-1875

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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

  • June 20, 7 p.m. Discussion: B. Elizabeth Beck, Missy Brownson, and Jan LaPerle “Dancing on the Page, Hush Candy, and Maybe the Land Sings Back”
  • June 23, 2 p.m. Discussion: Loren Long “The Yellow Bus”
  • June 25, 7 p.m. Discussion: Ashley Poston “A Novel Love Story”
  • June 26, 7 p.m. Discussion: Dr. Neal Barnard “The Power Foods Diet”
  • June 27, 7 p.m. Discussion: Christina Lauren “Tangled Up in You”
  • July 2, 7 p.m. Discussion: Natalie D. Richards “49 Miles Alone”
  • July 5, 7 p.m. Discussion: Jack Givens “They Call Me Goose”
  • July 16, 7 p.m. Discussion: Linda Castillo “The Burning”
  • July 30, 7 p.m. Discussion: Heather Frese “The Saddest Girl on the Beach”
  • Aug. 7, 7 p.m. Discussion: Lauren Thoman “You Shouldn’t Be Here”
  • Sept. 10, 7 p.m. Discussion: William Kent Krueger “Spirit Crossing”

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

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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

  • July 11, 6 p.m. Science & Nature Lecture: Stefan Fiol & Rhonna Shatz (Cincinnati Museum Center)
  • July 15, 6 p.m. Albert Pyle Urban Lecture: John Joe Schlichtman (Cincinnati Museum Center)
  • Aug. 7, 6 p.m. Innovation Lecture: Emily Wilson (Cincinnati Museum Center)
  • Sept. 12, 6 p.m. The 1835 Lecture: William Kristol
  • Sept. 26, 6 p.m. Modern Novel Lecture: Jesmyn Ward
  • Oct. 8, 6 p.m. Memoir Lecture: Christian Cooper
  • Nov. 2, 7 p.m. Niehoff Lecture: Amor Towles (Hyatt Regency)
  • Nov. 12, 6 p.m. Words & Music: Over the Rhine – Karin Bergquist and Linford Detweiler

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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Musicians for Health

  • Aug. 25. AI in Medicine and Art- Panel Discussion

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

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National VOA Museum of Broadcasting | 8070 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, OH 45069. 513-777-0027

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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

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Ohio Library Council

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

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

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Roebling Point Books & Coffee | 306 Greenup St., Covington, KY 41011

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Save Our Souls Art

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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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Studio Kroner | 130 W. Court St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

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

  • Aug. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Writers’ Retreat

TEDxCincinnati

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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 (virtual)

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

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

  • Final Sunday, 6 p.m. Open Poetry

World Affairs Council

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