“Cincinnati’s public library Tuesday stood by its previous decision not to cover transgender insurance benefits.This would keep insurance costs down, according to the board of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.Library employee Rachel Dovel, who legally changed her name from Nathan last year, brought the issue to light earlier this year after her insurance declined to cover gender confirmation surgery. The board initially declined to change their policy.” (via cincinnati.com)
“Patrons of the downtown Cincinnati library’s main branch might be surprised to see a big, slow-moving box making strange noises on the second floor. That box is a 3-D printer, and it’s the first step the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is taking to set up makerspaces throughout the city.
A makerspace is a collaborative workspace that typically contains computers, machining tools and things like 3-D printers where people interested in design, programming, machining, digital art and technology can meet and collaborate.” (via Cincinnati Business Courier)