Steinem Sisters Collection
Located at Main Library
The Steinem Sisters Collection is a feminist collection that explores the lives and achievements of women. Created to honor Gloria Steinem, the collection champions the historical, cultural and political contribution of women; and strives to provide a welcoming space for women of all walks of life to share their truths. The types of materials we collect are first and foremost “feminist materials”- which are those materials that uphold women’s rights and interests in defining and promoting political, economic, personal and social equality of the sexes.
This collection was made possible due to a generous donation by The Steinem’s Sisters Collective.
PROGRAMS AND BLOGS
Upcoming programs and new blogs associated with our Steinem Sisters Collection
Feminist Book Discussion
Wednesday Aug. 7
at 6:00 p.m.
Want to explore women-centered books and discuss current events surrounding feminism and equality? We'll read a variety of books that explore the many intersections of women's lives. All are welcome.Event Details for Feminist Book Discussion
Talking Circle with Steinem Sisters Collection
Wednesday Nov. 6
Location: Main Library
at 6:00 p.m.
An informal discussion of a provocative topic related to feminism. All voices welcome. Contact Fact & Fiction for upcoming topics.Event Details for Talking Circle with Steinem Sisters Collection
A variety of nonfiction books for people who prefer real stories.Continue Reading: 25 Fascinating Nonfiction Reads
Equal Pay Day is the symbolic marker of how long it takes for women to earn as much as men did the preceding year. Continue reading to learn more about this incredibly important issue that should concern everyone in our modern society.Continue Reading: Equal Pay Day: An Intersectional Approach
The Tatum Center Collection
Located at Kent Branch Library
The Art Tatum African American Resource Center, located in our Kent Branch Library, provides historical and educational information on African American culture and heritage. Established in 1989, the Tatum Center Collection is comprised of nearly 10,000 materials, including books, magazines, videos and photos for all ages.Visit Kent Branch
The Huebner Collection
Featured at all Library locations
The Robert L. and Posy Huebner Collection is one of the largest collections of original art from children’s books housed in a public library. Established in 2004, the collection features artwork from famous children’s books such as Clifford the Big Red Dog, Strega Nona and Fancy Nancy and blends the Huebnber’s passion for art and their lifelong interest in educating children.
Schedule a Tour: Groups can schedule programs, tours and Storytimes featuring the Huebner Collection. Contact the Children’s Library at 419.259.5231 for more information.
Our Grants Collection has materials designed to help you learn about and navigate the world of grants. From how to search for grants that will support your projects and organizations, to grant writing and application, this collection is a great place to begin! Visit our Business and Grants page for even more information.