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

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.8.0″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_row column_structure=”2_3,1_3″ _builder_version=”4.8.0″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″ _builder_version=”4.8.0″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.8.2″ _module_preset=”default” width=”80.1%” custom_margin=”|132px||||”] 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 bookContinue reading “How Was Ohio Crucial to the Underground Railroad? | Ohio Book Talks”

Can Ohio Beat the Opioid Crisis? | Ohio Book Talks

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.9.0″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_row column_structure=”1_2,1_2″ _builder_version=”4.9.0″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_column type=”1_2″ _builder_version=”4.9.0″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.9.0″ _module_preset=”default” custom_padding=”|0px||||”] 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 policies. Putting themselvesContinue reading “Can Ohio Beat the Opioid Crisis? | Ohio Book Talks”

Ohio Literary Trail

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.8.2″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_row column_structure=”1_2,1_2″ _builder_version=”4.9.0″ _module_preset=”default” hover_enabled=”0″ sticky_enabled=”0″][et_pb_column type=”1_2″ _builder_version=”4.8.2″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.8.2″ _module_preset=”default” width=”100%”] 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 spotlightContinue reading “Ohio Literary Trail”