The Blog of Toledo Lucas County Public Library
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted in Education, eMedia, Research and Resources and Tech Tools | Tagged with eAudiobooks, eBooks, GoPro, hoopla, kids activities, make u , newsweek, overdrive, playaway launchpad, recipes, streaming movies and time magazine
September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. Let's take a look at all of the amazing things that come along with being a card holder!Continue Reading: Want Free Stuff? Get The Card!
Posted over 2 years ago by Heather HPosted in Children and Parenting, Education, Nature and Travel and Nonfiction | Tagged with astronomy, eclipses, events, great american eclipse, ritter planetarium, solar eclipse and solar eclipse safety
We're about to witness history folks - by way of the Great American Eclipse! Mark your calendars for August 21, and join us for solar eclipse viewing safety workshops.Continue Reading: Total (Solar) Eclipse of the Heart
Posted over 2 years ago by Heather HPosted 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.Continue Reading: Walk. Listen. Win!
Posted over 2 years ago by Heather HPosted 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.Continue Reading: Happy Father’s Day to Real-Life & Fictional Dads!
Posted over 2 years ago by Heather HPosted 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!Continue Reading: FREE Yoga - At the Library!
Posted over 2 years ago by Heather HPosted in History and Politics, Local History and Research and Resources | Tagged with ancestors, ancestry, family history, family tree, genealogy, heritage and lineage
We're talking genealogical research and family trees in this edition of "At the Library!"Continue Reading: A Tree for You, A Tree for Me - At the Library!
Posted over 2 years ago by Heather HPosted 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.Continue Reading: Mystery Doors Open Much for Essay Winners
Posted over 2 years ago by Heather H
In honor of Star Wars Day / May the 4th, let’s take a look at four reasons why libraries might love Star Wars.Continue Reading: May the 4th (Always) Be With You!
Posted over 3 years ago by Heather HPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Home and Garden and Tech Tools | Tagged with crafts, events, holidays and makerspace
Putting a unique touch on the holidays just got easier thanks to your Library! Here are a few quick ideas to inspire you using some of our Makerspace equipment and programs!Continue Reading: Makerspace Your Holidays
Posted over 3 years ago by Heather HPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, New Books and Movies and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with pokemon
The struggle to catch ‘em all is real! The latest cultural phenomenon has made its ways to the Library, and we’re excited to offer up a number of PokeStops and Gyms as we share in this entertaining venture with you.Continue Reading: Pokemon Go? Yeah, We've Got 'Em!