Steinem Sisters Collection
Located at Main Library
The Steinem Sisters Collection is a feminist collection that explores the lives and achievements of women; champions their historical, cultural and political contribution; 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 Sister’s Collective.
Have you heard our exciting news?! TLCPL is now the home of the only public library feminist collection in Ohio.Continue Reading
Are you curious about Feminism but don’t really know where to start? Don’t worry, we have your back.Continue Reading
It’s Women’s History Month, y’all! I, for one, can’t think of a worthier topic to chat endlessly about. So in celebration, Katie and I got together to talk about the female authors who have captivated us through the written word and inspired us in our own lives. The following conversation is a lightly-edited-for-clarity transcription of that chat.Continue Reading
Programs connected to the Steinem Sisters Collection
Steinem Sisters Collection Opening Celebration
Monday Jul. 9
Location: Main Library
at 6:00 p.m.
Join us for a night of mixing and mingling as we celebrate The Steinem Sisters Collection! The Steinem Sisters Collection is a feminist collection that explores the lives and achievements of women; champions their historical, cultural and political contribution; and strives to provide a welcoming space for women of all walks of life to share their truths. Light refreshments will...Event Details
Talking Circle with Steinem Sisters Collective
Wednesday Sep. 5
Location: Reynolds Corners
at 6:00 p.m.
Recognizing Domestic Violence
Thursday Oct. 4
at 1:00 p.m.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and TLCPL is partnering with The Bethany House to raise community awareness. Domestic Violence is a serious community issue that can affect anyone from any economic or social status. Join us to learn how to recognize Domestic Violence and what you can do to help those being victimized. This program is supported by The...Event Details
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.