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Interesting Stories for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Posted 5 months ago by Katie M

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, Nature and Travel and Nonfiction | Tagged with adventure, adventurers, biographies, climbing, drama, hermits, hiking, memoirs, mountaineers, nature, outdoors, solitude, survival stories, true crime and unsolved mysteries

From living secluded in a tent for almost three decades, to climbing a 3,200 foot wall without ropes, this list highlights some of my favorite titles where people do some really incredible (and maybe a few ill-advised) things outside.

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Death in the National Parks

Posted 8 months ago by Katie M

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, Nature and Travel and Nonfiction | Tagged with accidents, anecdotes, cautionary tales, National Parks and travel

National Parks offer some of the most gorgeous and serene landscapes in all of America, but don’t be fooled, these areas are essentially death traps for the ill prepared. Read on to explore my fascination with demise in the National Parks.

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An LGBTQ Reading List for Children & Young Adults

Posted about 1 year ago by Katie M

Posted in Children and Parenting, Education, Fiction, Health and Wellness, History and Politics, New Books and Movies and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with diversity , gay pride, gay rights, lesbian, LGBT, pride, pride month and transgender

June is GLTB Book Month, and Toledo Library is offering a list of books for young readers that explore the LGBTQ experience!

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Okay Ladies, Now Let’s Get Information: A Feminist Reading List

Posted over 2 years ago by Katie M

Posted in Culture and Diversity, eBooks and Audiobooks and History and Politics | Tagged with equality, feminism, feminism-humor, feminist, political activists, sexism, social conditions, women, Women's History Month, women's rights and women's studies

In preparation for the upcoming Women’s March on Washington on January 21st, we’re highlighting some must-read books for the modern feminist.

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Back to School Book Lists

Posted over 3 years ago by Katie M

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with adolescence, bullying in schools, child development, early childhood education, Kindergarten, making friends, middle school, parent participation, Preschool, psychology, school buses and teenagers

Is your child experiencing the back to school jitters? Check out our list of books to help kids deal with everything from riding the bus for the first time to making new friends at school!

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