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New Year, Same You: Reading Ideas for Realistic, Achievable Improvement

Posted 3 months ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Nonfiction and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with addiction, cleaning & caretaking, exercise, habits, health, healthy eating, housekeeping, lifestyles, mindfulness, organizing, psychology, resolutions, self-care, weight-loss and wellness

Forget the New Years Resolutions! No matter what time of year it might be, each day is a new opportunity to make realistic changes in our lives and feel better for it.

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The Human-Nature Connection

Posted 3 months 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? Replace Bad Habits With New Skills

Posted 3 months 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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25 Gripping Psychological Suspense Novels

Posted 3 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Graphic Novels, Mysteries and Thrillers and New: Books and Movies | Tagged with Psychological Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Readers' Advisory, suspense, Suspense Fiction and Thrillers

Enthralling novels that will keep readers interested from start to finish. This post includes classics, popular authors and notable selections from the past year including books by popular authors like Riley Sager, Ruth Ware, Lisa Scottoline, Lisa Unger, JP Delaney and more.

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Meal Plan To Save Time and Money

Posted 3 months ago by Jessica H

Posted in Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with budget cooking, cookbooks, easy meals, family dinner ideas, freezer meals, healthy meals, meal planner, meal prep, quick and easy cooking and slow cooker

Most people have very little time as it is between work and a myriad of obligations. This post includes meal planning options, tips, cookbooks and resources to make meal planning fun and easy. From healthy meal plans to family dinner ideas to low budget cooking recipes - there's something for everyone.

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Preserve and Share Precious Family Memories

Posted 3 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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10 Best Biographies of 2018

Posted 3 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, New: Books and Movies and Nonfiction | Tagged with aging, anecdotes, autobiographies, best books of 2018, Best Books of the Year, biographies, essays, farmers, Humor, memoirs, mortality, notable books, personality tests, psychology, reading recommendations, slavery, slaves and wit

Biographies, autobiographies, essays and memoirs from famous and not so famous, but very interesting people sharing intimate details of their lives.

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10 Best Business Books of 2018

Posted 3 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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