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Playwright Dr. John S. Scott Inducted into Toledoana Collection

Posted about 23 days ago by Heather H

Posted in Culture and Diversity, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Library News and Local History

Renowned playwright Dr. John S. Scott and his collective works were recently inducted into the Library’s Toledoana Collection, which features works by prominent Toledo and Northwest Ohio authors.

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Girl Scouts to honor Toledo Library's Rhonda Sewell

Posted about 1 month ago by Heather H

Posted in Library News | Tagged with awards, community service, girl scouts, rhonda sewell, toledo library and women of distinction

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library is proud to announce that its External and Governmental Affairs Manager Rhonda Sewell was named among the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio's 2018 Women of Distinction. Sewell was recognized for her extensive and impactful community work.

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Toledo Library Adds Tutor.Com to List of Free Educational Offerings

Posted about 1 month ago by Heather H

Posted in Children and Parenting, Education, Library News and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with homework help, resume review, tutor, tutor.com and writing help

Tutor.com is the world's largest and highest-rated online tutoring company with a community of more than 3,200 expert tutors and 14 million one-to-one online tutoring sessions served.

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Toledo Library Joins Initiative to Help Entrepreneurs

Posted about 1 month ago by Heather H

Posted in Business and Investing and Library News | Tagged with david topoleski, entrepreneur, entrepreneur cohort and freelance

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library is partnering with 11 other public library systems in the U.S. and Canada to explore ways libraries can reach and engage entrepreneurs in their communities — particularly people of color, women, immigrants and veterans.

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Building Great Learners Starts With Reading

Posted 8 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Children and Parenting and Education | Tagged with childcare, childcare resources, early childhood education, early literacy, Kindergarten, parenting, parenting resources, Preschool, ready to read, teacher resources, toledo public schools and tps

Since its inception in April 2014, the Ready to Read program has provided more than 4,000 parents and childcare providers with free kits and training, impacting the lives of more than 10,000 children.

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Let's Talk About Facebook and Social Media Privacy

Posted 8 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Education and Nonfiction | Tagged with cambridge analytica, Chamath Palihapitiya, Facebook, instagram, internet privacy, mark zuckerberg, michal kosinski, privacy, sean parker, social media, social media privacy, twitter and user data

With recent news heavily focused on Facebook and user data, we decided to weigh in on the subject by shedding a little light into the world of social media privacy.

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