How Was Ohio Crucial to the Underground Railroad? | Ohio Book Talks

How Was Ohio Crucial to the Underground Railroad? | Ohio Book Talks

With 664 miles of the Ohio River separating free soil from slave soil, the area provided the greatest opportunity for slave escapes. Author Nancy Stearns Theiss will discuss Ohio’s role in the Underground Railroad movement, which is the subject of her new book A TOUR...
Can Ohio Beat the Opioid Crisis? | Ohio Book Talks

Can Ohio Beat the Opioid Crisis? | Ohio Book Talks

Tainted drug supplies, inadequate civic responses, and prevailing negative opinions about people who use drugs, the poor, and those struggling with mental health issues lead to thousands of preventable deaths each year while politicians are slow to adopt effective...
Ohio Literary Trail

Ohio Literary Trail

The Ohioana Library Association has put together an incredible resource for book lovers, The Ohio Literary Trail!   We are thrilled to be included in this monumental collection. The Ohio Literary Trail, presented by the Ohioana Library Association, shines a spotlight...
What is Ohio Book Talks?

What is Ohio Book Talks?

Ohio Authors on Ohio History Ohio Book Talks is a new series of author-led discussions of new books covering different periods in Ohio history. Programs are presented by Buckeye Book Fair with the support of Ohio Humanities. All of these events are free but early...
What is the Native American History of Ohio?

What is the Native American History of Ohio?

In the mid-17th century, the Iroquois Confederacy launched a war for control of the burgeoning fur trade industry. These conflicts, known as the Beaver Wars, were among the bloodiest in North American history, and the resulting defeat of the Erie nation led to...