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Walk. Listen. Win!

Posted 5 months ago by Heather H

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Metroparks Toledo, New and Resources | 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 6 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Children & Parenting, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks and Science Fiction & 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 6 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Children & Parenting, Education, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Programs, Self-help & Spirituality and Teen | Tagged with 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 this summer!

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Free Music Concerts - At the Library!

Posted 7 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Movies, Music, & Audiobooks and Programs | Tagged with blues, Brown Bag, childrens music, country music, fu5ion, hip hop, jazz, jeff williams, liberty beach, michelle shelton, mojoflo, music concert, rock music, rodney parker, xplosivo and zac kruez

Walk away from the water cooler and grab your blanket or lawn chair, favorite co-workers, and a brown bag full of munchies for the Library's favorite lunchtime outdoor music series.

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Mystery Doors Open Much for Essay Winners

Posted 7 months ago by Heather H

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Education, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, New, Programs, Science Fiction & Fantasy and Teen | 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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