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Poetry Speaks Fall 2017

Posted 4 months ago by Jan C

Posted in Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, New and Programs | Tagged with ghosts, local authors, Lucas County Poet Laureate, memory, Northwest Ohio, Ohioana Book Awards, poetry, Poetry Speaks and Toledo

Poetry Speaks returns this August with a fantastic line-up featuring Ohioana Book Award Finalist and Toledo Native James J. Siegel with Jim Ferris, Cathryn Essinger, Jonie McIntire and Myrna Stone. Jim Ferris, the current Lucas County Poet Laureate, will also be leading two free workshops in October and November. We hope you'll join us!

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To Tech or Not to Tech

Posted 5 months ago by Jan C

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, New and Science, Medicine, & Technology | Tagged with addiction, app development, Apps, attraction, behavioral addiction, digital services, elon musk, harvard business school, humor , love, mark zuckerberg, silicon valley, social media, star-up companies, technology and teenagers

Is your smartphone becoming your go-to brain? (Did you use your smartphone to answer that?)

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Sports Roundup

Posted 11 months ago by Jan C

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, History, Politics, & Biography and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with baseball, boxing, boxing history, chess, Christianity, football, gymnastics, hockey, inspirational, National Football League, NFL, olympic history, olympics, ski jumping, soccer, sports, sports casting, success and swimming

Do you have a favorite sport or are you one of those sports-in-general fans? One thing’s for sure, if you’re not playing it, or watching it, there’s always something to be learned from sports books and movies.

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