The Blog of Toledo Lucas County Public Library
Posted 10 months ago by Amy HPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Garden and Home and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with flower gardening, gardening, gardens, gardens - design, landscape design, native plants, organic gardening, perennials and planting
Think spring gardens, warm sunshine, blossoms, sprouts, and gentle breezes.Continue Reading: Never Too Early To Think Spring!
Posted 10 months ago by April SPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, New: Books and Movies and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with cleaning & caretaking, clutter, declutter, DIY, happiness, hoarding, home design & decor, home organization, house & home, house cleaning, housekeeping, inspirational, interior decorating, motivational, orderliness, organization ideas, organizing, simplicity and storage in the home
Clear out the clutter, tidy up, and get organized!Continue Reading: Organizing Your Life: Home Edition
Posted 11 months ago by James DPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and History and Politics | Tagged with artistic photography, biographical films, black and white film, documentary, film camera, graffiti, Kodak, New York, photographers, photographers - biography, photography, pictorial works, portraits, street photography, street portrait and subway
A small collection of people that shaped how cameras are used in everyday situations on the streets of some of the largest cites.Continue Reading: Just Point the Camera and Shoot!
Posted 11 months ago by Allison FiscusPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with audiobooks, current issues, eMedia, folklore, listen, National Public Radio, nonfiction, NPR, podcasts, sports, true crime and true stories
What’s a podcast and why do my friends keep talking about them? Read on to find out how to jump onto the most informative bandwagon around.Continue Reading: Podcasts: What are They and Why Should I Care?
Posted 12 months ago by Jan CPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Nonfiction, Romance, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with adventure stories, book lists, book lovers, booklists, friends, gifts, library catalog, Readers' Advisory, reading suggestions and sharing
Share your best reads list with friends so they can borrow confidently.Continue Reading: DIY Booklists
Posted about 1 year ago by Kathryn MPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies and Tech Tools | Tagged with 8mm film, analog to digital conversion, cricut, film, personalized gifts, photo collages, recording studio, Super 8, techy tools and VHS to DVD
Looking for a low cost, yet heartfelt gift for that someone special? Look no further than your Toledo Lucas County Public Library. The tech tools available at King Road, Oregon and West Toledo Branches will help you convert VHS, Super8, Slides and Negatives to a truly memorable gift.Continue Reading: Making Memories That Last: Low Cost Gift Giving with the Library
Posted about 1 year ago by April SPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality and Writing and Publishing | Tagged with authorship, character development, compostion, creative writing, editing, English Grammar, Fiction - Technique, grammar, plotting, punctuation, reading, revising, spelling, story ideas, story writing tips, vocabulary, word choice, writer's block, writing, writing mechanics, writing skills, writing style and writing tips
Get tips and resources designed to help improve your writing skills.Continue Reading: 5 Tips to Improve Your Writing Skills
Posted about 1 year ago by Amy HPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with anecdotes, celebrations, cookbooks, desserts, dinners, entertaining, families, family, friendship, gluten-free, gratitude, handicraft, happiness, holiday decorations, holidays, nutrition, Paleo, personal narratives, recipes, relationships, seasonal cooking, thankfulness and Thanksgiving
Whether or not one chooses to gorge on Thanksgiving, fall is a fantastic time to reflect upon the importance of gratitude in our lives.Continue Reading: November Thankful Reads
Posted about 1 year ago by April SPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and Writing and Publishing | Tagged with authorship, feedback, guidance, local writing group, Northwest Ohio, storytelling, Toledo Ohio, writers, writing, writing exercises, writing groups and writing prompts
If you're looking for writing group resources - you'll enjoy this blog post.Continue Reading: Top 5 Reasons to Join a Writing Group
Posted about 1 year ago by Amber BPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Education, Movies and Music, New: Books and Movies, Nonfiction and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with animation (cinematography), Cinematography, digital filmmaking, DIY, GoPro camera, Photography - Digital Techniques, STEAM, stop-motion animation and wearable video devices
The GoPro Action Camera has become very popular because it's easy to use and produces high quality photos and movies. Continue reading to explore creative ways you can use the kits we have available for checkout.Continue Reading: Lights, Camera, Action! GoPro Video Camera Kits from Your Local Library