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Lloyd Pollinator Panel on Cincinnati Edition

July 14, 2021

This week the library is bugging out with a special guest lecture. "Friend or Foe: Bugs in Your Sustainable Garden" explores the value of insects in our gardens.

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Fox 19 Features Cicadas at the Lloyd Library & Museum

May 17, 2021

As the emerence of Brood X nears, Fox 19 explores cicada resources and merchandise at the Lloyd Library.

Lloyd Library Featured by Cincinnati Magazine

January 6, 2021

Founded in the 1870s, the Lloyd Library is now home to an incredible collection of works related to botany, pharmacology, and scientific history.

Through the Rx Bottle Makes CityBeat's Best of Issue

March 27, 2020

Lloyd Library exhibit, Through the Rx Bottle named Best Historical Dive into Medical Cannabis.

Women and Nature on Around Cincinnati

March 1, 2020

Honoring Women's History Month, is Women and Nature in the Arts, Sciences, and Letters, kicks off with an opening reception on March 6.

Lloyd Treasures on WVXU

November 29, 2019

Treasures of the Lloyd exhibit featuring a first edition of Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" and a book once owned by Harry Houdini.

Around Cincinnati Features Leaves of Plates

August 30, 2019

For the first time in their illustrious history, downtown's Lloyd Library and Museum will exhibit a commissioned contemporary art exhibit.

Cincy Lifestyle Showcases Lloyd Library

July 29, 2019

A hidden gem in in downtown Cincinnati.

Cincinnati Edition Hosts a Discussion on Cannabis at the Lloyd Library

May 9, 2019

Speaker from the Cannabis Symposium hosted by the Lloyd library discuss the botany, history and lab research related to cannabis.

CityBeat Features Through the Rx Bottle

April 17, 2019

In a political and cultural landscape where medical cannabis has been legalized in 33 states and is gaining popularity and support in others, what does history tell us about its use and reputation?

Cincinnati Enquirer Features Through the Rx Bottle

April 4, 2019

More than 360 years.

Now on the first floor at the Lloyd Library and Museum in downtown Cincinnati.

Soapbox Cincinnati Focuses in on Through the Rx Bottle

April 2, 2019

A new exhibit at the Lloyd Library in downtown Cincinnati explores how cannabis was used as medicine before it became a forbidden substance.

Around Cincinnati Explores Through the Rx Bottle

March 26, 2019

Lee Hay discusses medicinal cannabis exhibition and programs at the Lloyd Library through August 23.

Ingredients that Warm the Season on WVXU

November 30, 2018

Executive Director, Patricia Van Skaik discusses winter exhibition with Barbara Gray.

Edge of Appalachia in CityBeat

September 21, 2018

Lloyd Library will be awash with vibrant, intimate stills of Ohio’s Edge of Appalachia preserve.

Lloyd Library Featured by Cincinnati Refined 
August 21, 2018

One of the World's Most Unique Museums Is Hiding in Plain Sight

Pharmacognosy Illustrated on Around Cincinnati
July 13, 2018

Executive Director, Patricia Van Skaik discusses Pharmacognosy Illustrated: A History of Natural Pharmaceuticals with Lee Hay.

Cincy Lifestyle: Exploring the Lloyd
June 20, 2018

Take look at a world-reknowned research library, specializing in bringing science, art and history to life!

The Biodiversity Library Adds Lloyd Library as a New Affiliate
July 5, 2018

The Biodiversity Heritage Library is pleased to welcome the Lloyd Library & Museum as its newest Affiliate.

WVXU Cincinnati Edition: Fighting Food Deserts One Garden at a Time
April 26, 2018

Look at creative strategies to reduce food insecurity with Alice Chalmers; Head Chef, Suzy DeYoung, Domonique Peebles Patricia Van Skaik.

Garden to Table Exhibition in the Cincinnati Enquirer
April 4, 2018

Gardening: Then and Now There's a buzz about urban farming, backyard homesteading and growing your own food in community gardens these days.