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The Human-Nature Connection

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Nonfiction, Outdoors, Sports and Travel and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with animals, birding, creative ability, earth, Forest Ecology, imagination, insects, Library, Metroparks, nature, nature craft, outdoor recreation, personal narratives, picture books, psychology, science, treehouses, trees and wildlife

What do the Library and Metroparks Toledo have in common? And how can you use both of these great community resources to enrich your life?

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Ready for a change in 2019? Your library has you covered!

Posted about 1 month ago by Michelle G

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Nonfiction and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with change, computer technology, games, goals, guitar, instruction, iPad, music, new years resolutions, wine and Yoga

Get a jump start on your resolutions for the new year! Trying to change a not-so-great habit? Replace it with something new, and let your library help!

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Spend Your New Year – At the Library

Posted about 1 month ago by Library News

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Computers and Technology, Education, eMedia, Library News, Tech Tools and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with 2019, library resources , New Year, New You, New Year's and new years resolutions

Happy New Year from your Library! Make 2019 your best year yet by taking advantage of the many resources, materials and programs we offer. We hope to see you often!

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Preserve and Share Precious Family Memories

Posted 2 months ago by April S

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, Local History, Nonfiction, Research and Resources and Tech Tools | Tagged with audio, camcorders, cameras, digital conversion, digital preservation, digitization, digitize, DSLR, GoPro camera, photoshop, VHS to DVD and videos

Find out how the Library can help you make and preserve memories to share with loved ones.

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Make Your Own Natural Homemade Gifts

Posted 3 months ago by Amy H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, New: Books and Movies, Nonfiction and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with beeswax, candles, crafts, DIY, essential oils, handmade gifts, Healthy, homemade soaps, natural, Natural Beauty Products and natural cleaners

Make your own natural, homemade beauty products and cleansers - they make great gifts too!

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Writing a Good Story is Never Easy: Explore Effective Plot Strategies for Your Novel

Posted 3 months ago by April S

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and Writing and Publishing | Tagged with authorship - technique, creative writing, NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, novel plots, story writing tips, writing and writing skills

Learn more about creating powerful plots for your next novel by exploring writing elements like story setting, plot and characters.

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Handmade Gift Ideas for People Who Love Crocheting, Knitting and Stitching

Posted 3 months ago by Amy H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, New: Books and Movies and Nonfiction | Tagged with Amigurumi, crochet, crocheting, cross-stitch, embroidery, felting, handmade gifts, holidays, Hygge, knit, knitting, patterns, sew, sewing, stitch and stitching

Crochet, knit and sew heartfelt gifts year-round.

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