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 | 1114 Race St., 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

  • Aug. 16, 3 p.m. Discussion: Sandra Brown “Overkill” (virtual)
  • Aug. 23, 7 p.m. Discussion: Ali Hazelwood w/ Tessa Bailey “Love on the Brain” (virtual)
  • Aug. 29, 7 p.m. Discussion: Amanda Foody & Christine Lynn Herman “All of our Demise” (virtual)
  • Sept. 28, 7 p.m. Discussion: Kerri Maniscalco w/ Holly Black “Kingdom of the Fear” (virtual)

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

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The Black Agenda Cincinnati |

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Books by the Banks | Duke Energy Center

  • October

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

Date TBA (Fall). Stern Lecture Series: Walter Isaacson (chpl.org/stern) (Aronoff Center for the Arts)

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 | 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

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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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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

  • Nov. 6, 4 p.m. “Escape of the 28 from Boone County KY”

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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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

  • Aug. 13, 2 p.m. Discussion: Sara Moore Wagner, Pauletta Hansel & Caylin Capra-Thomas “Swan Wife, Heartbreak Tree, & Iguana Iguana”
  • Aug. 20, 11 a.m. Signing: Jim Serger “9:11 A Time to Always Remember”
  • Aug. 24, 7 p.m. Discussion: Jincy Willett w/ Rebecca Byrkit “Amy Among the Serial Killers” (virtual)
  • Aug. 27, 2 p.m. Discussion: Ali Hazelwood “Love on the Brain”
  • Aug. 29, 7 p.m. Discussion: Robert Freeman Wexler w/ Rebecca Kuder “The Silverberg Business”
  • Sept. 7, 7 p.m. Discussion: Judith Turner-Yamamoto “Loving the Dead and Gone”
  • Sept. 13, 7 p.m. Discussion: Catherine McKenzie w/ Jessica Strawser “Please Join Us”
  • Sept. 15, 7 p.m. Discussion: Mitzi Szereto w/ Lindsey Danis and Janel Comeau “The Best New True Crime Stories: Unsolved Crimes & Mysteries” (virtual)
  • Sept. 24, 11 a.m. Signing: Joe Caramagna “Aru Shah and the End of Time: The Graphic Novel”
  • Sept. 27, 9 p.m. Discussion: Kerri Maniscalco “The Kingdom of the Feared” (virtual)
  • Sept. 28, 7 p.m. Discussion: Judith Orloff “Thriving as an Empath: 365 Days of Self-Care for Sensitive People” (virtual)
  • Sept. 29, 7 p.m. Discussion: Silas House “Lark Ascending”
  • Oct. 4, 7 p.m. Discussion: Anna Lee Huber “A Certain Darkness” • Amanda Flower “Because I Could Not Stop for Death”

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

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

  • Aug. 17. “An Overview of Anxiety Disorders and Treatment” (Manor House, Mason)
  • Sept. 21. “Focus on ADHD: A Practical Primer” (Countryside YMCA)
  • Oct. 19. “What To Do When Someone Is In Mental Health Crisis?” (Manor House, Mason)
  • Nov. 16. “Seasonal Affective Disorder” (Countryside YMCA)
  • 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

  • Aug. 11, 7 p.m. Audrey Bell: “Transformative Encounters” (virtual)
  • Sept. 14, 7 p.m. Kevin Grace: “The Medicinal Heritage and Ethnohistory of Mustard”

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

  • Sept. 21, 6 p.m. Albert Pyle Urban Lecture: Dr. Nisha Botchwey
  • Oct. 6, 6 p.m. The Modern Novel Lecture: James McBride
  • Oct. 22, 7 p.m. Niehoff XXXIII Lecture: Aaron Sorkin (Hyatt Regency)

(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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Network of Executive Women Cincinnati

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

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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

RefugeeConnect

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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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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

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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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Woman’s Art Club | The Barn, 6980 Cambridge Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227. 513-272-3700

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

  • July 14, 6:30-9 p.m. Rumi Nights: Poetry, Song and Friendship w/ Haleh Liza Gafori

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

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