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Total (Solar) Eclipse of the Heart

Posted about 1 year ago by Heather H

Posted in Children and Parenting, Education, Nonfiction and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | 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.

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Walk. Listen. Win!

Posted about 1 year 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 about 1 year ago by Heather H

Posted in Children and Parenting, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, 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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Mystery Doors Open Much for Essay Winners

Posted about 1 year ago by Heather H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, 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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A Library Card for the Digital Age

Posted about 1 year ago by Heather H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Movies and Music and Research and Resources | Tagged with eAudiobook, eBooks, eMedia, library card, movies, music, streaming music and streaming video

Does your smartphone or tablet go wherever you go? Why not take your Library with you too! With our new eMedia card, you can borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies & more - without having to visit us in person.

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