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How Come I Don't Have This Job? The Coolest Career Memoirs EVER

Posted about 1 month ago by Amy H

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with automobile engineers, Automobile Industry, biographies, biography, Careers, Chocolate Industry, divers, food critics, Jobs, Librarians, libraries, marine scientists, memoirs, occupations, photographers, Underwater archaeology and wildlife photographers

Careers so awesome, it is almost a crime to get paid to do these things. Now if I could just find a book written by a professional napper.

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10 Best Business Books of 2018

Posted 6 months ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks and New Books and Movies | Tagged with activism, best books of 2018, Best Books of the Year, Business, capitalism, career changes, Careers, corporate culture, data, data mining, fraud, information technology, internet, interpersonal relations, job hunting, labor, leadership, motivation, power, psychology, reading recommendations, self-actualization, social movements, success, teams, time management, work, work-life balance and workplace

Compelling books on business, capitalism, economics, data mining, leadership and success.

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Find Information You Can Trust with GVRL

Posted 8 months ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, History and Politics, Movies and Music, Nature and Travel, Nonfiction and Research and Resources | Tagged with authors , Databases, eBooks, Gale Virtual Reference Library, GVRL, historic figures, information literacy, musicians and sport figures

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) provides digital access to a variety of quality eBooks geared towards students, researchers, professionals and general readers.

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Toledo Library Joins Initiative to Help Entrepreneurs

Posted 8 months ago by Library News

Posted in Business and Investing and Library News | Tagged with david topoleski, entrepreneur, entrepreneur cohort and freelance

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library is partnering with 11 other public library systems in the U.S. and Canada to explore ways libraries can reach and engage entrepreneurs in their communities — particularly people of color, women, immigrants and veterans.

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Library Joins Local Steel Company to Strengthen Workforce

Posted about 1 year ago by Library News

Posted in Business and Investing, Education and Library News | Tagged with computer programs, English language, ESOL, Foundation steel, job skills, partnerships, south branch, steel company and workforce development

The Library is proud to partner with Foundation Steel offering technology and language training in order to strengthen the local workforce - and so far, it's produced highly successful results!

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Learn How To Publish A Book

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, Nonfiction and Writing and Publishing | Tagged with authorship, book marketing, book proposals, book publishers, book publishing, comic books - authorship, comic books - publishing, editing & proofreading, how to publish a book, Internet marketing, publishing, publishing a book, self-publishing, web publishing, writing and writing career

If you're seeking information on how to publish your book - look no further than your local library.

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Research 101: Using Library Databases to Find Scholarly Sources

Posted about 1 year ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Business and Investing, Education, Fiction, History and Politics, Nonfiction and Research and Resources | Tagged with articles, database searching, Databases, educational tools, library databases, library resources , peer reviewed articles, research databases, research tools, scholarly sources and student research

Research with TLCPL is now easier then ever before! By utilizing our research option on the homepage, library users can explore a world of databases that offer appropriate, scholarly resources fit for use in class assignments.

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The Best Fiction and Nonfiction Books of 2017

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, History and Politics, Mysteries and Thrillers, New Books and Movies, Nonfiction, Romance, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with best books 2017, Best Books of the Year, best fiction, best nonfiction, booklists, books to read, Detective and Mystery Fiction, Domestic Fiction, Families Fiction, family relationships, Historical Fiction, Humorous Fiction, leadership, Literary fiction, notable books, Political Fiction, Psychological Fiction, reading recommendations, Short Stories, Spy Fiction, Suspense Fiction, World War I Fiction and World War II Fiction

Explore a selection of the "best of the best" fiction and nonfiction books of 2017.

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