The Blog of Toledo Lucas County Public Library
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Movies and Music, Mysteries and Thrillers and New: Books and Movies | Tagged with it movie, scary books, scary clowns, scary movies and stephen king
Thirty-one years ago this month, Stephen King’s It made its way to library and bookstore shelves across the globe, and now it's back and on the big screen.Continue Reading: Get It, Before It Gets You!
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted in Education and Research and Resources | 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 about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted in Education | Tagged with computer programs, customer success, job promotion, library customer, promotions and south branch
It's always a great day at the Toledo Lucas County Public Library when we're able to celebrate the success of our customers!Continue Reading: Celebrating YOUR Success!
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted 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.Continue Reading: Total (Solar) Eclipse of the Heart
Posted about 1 year 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 about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted 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.Continue Reading: Happy Father’s Day to Real-Life & Fictional Dads!
Posted about 1 year 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 about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted 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.Continue Reading: Mystery Doors Open Much for Essay Winners
Posted about 1 year 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 about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted 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.Continue Reading: A Library Card for the Digital Age