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Poetry Speaks African American Poetry Read-In

Posted 10 months ago by Jan C

Posted in Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry | Tagged with African American - Authors, African American - Poets, African American Poetry Read-In, African Americans - Poetry, American Poetry, Black History Month, Poems, Poetry Collections and Poetry Speaks

Celebrate the beauty and power of African American poetry. Share a favorite poem or excerpt by an African American poet.

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Poetry Speaks Fall 2017

Posted about 1 year ago by Jan C

Posted in Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and History and Politics | Tagged with events, ghost stories, 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 about 1 year ago by Jan C

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, New: Books and Movies and Nonfiction | 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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Amish Love

Posted about 1 year ago by Jan C

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, New: Books and Movies and Romance | Tagged with Amish, Amish -- Fiction, Christian -- Fiction, community, faith, family, Fiction -- Christian -- Romance, Fiction -- Romance -- Contemporary, love, marriage and Pennsylvania

Looking for a few new Amish romance novels? Want to learn more about the allure of this increasingly popular genre? Continue reading to learn more.

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