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Walk. Listen. Win!

Posted over 2 years ago by Heather H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks and New Books and Movies | Tagged with ben kingsley, eAudiobooks, eMedia, lou diamond phillips, meryl streep, sandra oh, schindler's list, toledo metroparks and walking audiobook challenge

Love going on adventures, but also love curling up with a good book? Why not take the story with you by switching to an audiobook. We're partnering with the Toledo Metroparks on the Walking Audiobook Challenge.

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Happy Father’s Day to Real-Life & Fictional Dads!

Posted over 2 years ago by Heather H

Posted in Children and Parenting, Fiction, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with albus dumbledore, chinstrap penguins, dumbledore, father of the bride, fathers, fathers day, finding nemo, harry potter, pursuit of happiness, steve martin, tango makes three and will smith

Happy Father’s Day to all of the amazing dads in our world! Just as in real life, there are impeccable dads in fiction too. Here are my favorite father figures in books, tv, and movies.

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FREE Yoga - At the Library!

Posted over 2 years ago by Heather H

Posted in Children and Parenting, Education, Health and Wellness, Movies and Music, Nature and Travel and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with events, hoopla, yoga books, yoga classes, yoga kids, yoga teens and yoga videos

I love yoga because it’s good for your body and soul. Unfortunately, those who have practiced yoga in a studio know that it can get pretty expensive – so why not mark your calendar, and join us for FREE yoga programs at the Library!

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Mystery Doors Open Much for Essay Winners

Posted over 2 years ago by Heather H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Fiction, New Books and Movies, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with essay contest, essay winners, fairytales, key to happiness, mystery door, potenial , ruth venner, science fiction, syria, syrian refugee and time travel

This year’s essay contest winners’ found a range of wonders behind their mystery doors. Eighteen judges poured through nearly 1,100 entries, choosing 36 winners and honorable mentions.

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