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10 Picture Books to Help Tackle Tough Topics

Posted about 14 hours ago by Kelly P

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks and Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels | Tagged with animals, bullies, bullying, children of divorced parents, compassion, courage, death, death and dying, divorce, emotions, families, feelings, friendship, grief, Grief - Fiction, grieving, juvenile fiction, loss, news, parent and child, picture books, school, social issues and stories in rhyme

A selection of picture books covering tough topics.

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Toledo School for the Arts Celebrates Black History Month

Posted about 23 hours ago by Cole H

Posted in Programs | Tagged with African American Music, Black History Month, blues, concert, jazz, music performance, orchestra, ragtime, Toledo School for the Arts and TSA

It’s almost time! As the culmination of months of rehearsals and tireless planning comes to an end, the chamber orchestra students from the Toledo School for the Arts will present a free performance of African American music at Main Library on February 1, 2018.

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Black History Month Read-In

Posted about 7 days ago by Heather H

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New, Programs and Teen | Tagged with African-Americans Fiction, artists, Black History Month, Historical Fiction, juvenile fiction, photography, picture books and Read-In

February is Black History Month, and we’re celebrating in part with a read-in. We invite you to read, listen to (or even watch) one of these award-winning books!

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Be Part of the Caldecott Read-In, Jan. 20

Posted about 7 days ago by Heather H

Posted in Children & Parenting, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, New and Programs | Tagged with award winners, awards, Caldecott Awards, Caldecott Medal, caldecott read in, Children's Stories and picture books

Every year, the Library hosts a Caldecott Read-in, where members of the community (ages 10 and up) are invited to be local judges, deciding on the previous year’s best picture books.

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