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Building Great Learners Starts With Reading

Posted 4 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Children & Parenting, Education, Programs and Resources | 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 4 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Education, Resources and Science, Medicine, & Technology | 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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Library Joins Local Steel Company to Strengthen Workforce

Posted 5 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Business & Investing, Education, Jobs and Careers, Programs and Resources | Tagged with computer programs, English language, ESOL, Foundation steel, job skills, partnerships, south branch, steel company and workforce development

The Library is proud to partner with Foundation Steel offering technology and language training in order to strengthen the local workforce - and so far, it's produced highly successful results!

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Spend Spring Break - At the Library!

Posted 5 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Children & Parenting, Make U, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Programs and Teen | Tagged with childrens programs, kids activities, kids books, New Movies, new music, spring break, teen books and teen events

In this edition of our “At the Library!” series we’re talking about spring/Easter break! We’ve planned a host of activities so that you can spend your school break having FUN at the Library.

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Journey in His Shoes

Posted 5 months ago by Heather H


Have you seen our #GetToKnowTLCPL social media campaign? In this blog, we're inviting you to get to know Library staffer James Dickerson and an upcoming exhibit he's a part of, March 15-17.

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Celebrate Teen Tech Week

Posted 6 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Education, Make U, Programs, Resources and Teen | Tagged with ACT, eMedia, make u, SAT, teen tech, teen tech night, Teen Tech Week, test, test resources, tests and toledo library

Celebrate Teen Tech Week, March 4 - 10! This year’s theme is "Libraries are for Creating," and focuses on all the great digital tools we offer which teens can use to create - whether it be podcasts, videos, music, games or something else!

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Fall in Love - At the Library!

Posted 7 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Business & Investing, Children & Parenting, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, Make U, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Programs, Romance and Teen | Tagged with adult coloring, american beauty, anti-romance, date night, diy gifts, eyes wide shut, gone girl, romance, romance films, sugar scrub, the shining, valentine's day and zumba

From fun and free “date nights” to DIY gifts to romantic movies you can stream at home, we have everything you need to make this year’s Valentine’s Day something to remember – so get ready to fall in love…at the Library!

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