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Poetry Speaks Fall 2017

Posted about 6 days ago by Jan C

Posted in Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, New and Programs | Tagged with ghosts, local authors, Lucas County Poet Laureate, memory, Northwest Ohio, Ohioana Book Awards, poetry, Poetry Speaks and Toledo

Poetry Speaks returns this August with a fantastic line-up featuring Ohioana Book Award Finalist and Toledo Native James J. Siegel with Jim Ferris, Cathryn Essinger, Jonie McIntire and Myrna Stone. Jim Ferris, the current Lucas County Poet Laureate, will also be leading two free workshops in October and November. We hope you'll join us!

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Psychological Suspense: The Devious Depths of the Human Mind

Posted about 17 days ago by April S

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Mystery & Thrillers, New and Resources | Tagged with Crime Fiction, Databases, Gothic Fiction, Literary Fiction, Psychological Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Read-Alikes, Reader's Advisory and Suspense Fiction

Looking for a few edge of your seat, keep you guessing until the end great reads? Check out this blog post to explore an extensive selection of recent Psychological Suspense novels.

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Happy Father’s Day to Real-Life & Fictional Dads!

Posted about 1 month ago by Heather H

Posted in Children & Parenting, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks and Science Fiction & Fantasy | Tagged with albus dumbledore, chinstrap penguins, dumbledore, father of the bride, fathers, fathers day, finding nemo, harry potter, pursuit of happiness, steve martin, tango makes three and will smith

Happy Father’s Day to all of the amazing dads in our world! Just as in real life, there are impeccable dads in fiction too. Here are my favorite father figures in books, tv, and movies.

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To Tech or Not to Tech

Posted about 1 month ago by Jan C

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, New and Science, Medicine, & Technology | Tagged with addiction, app development, apps, attraction, behavioral addiction, digital services, elon musk, harvard business school, humor , love, mark zuckerberg, silicon valley, social media, star-up companies, technology and teenagers

Is your smartphone becoming your go-to brain? (Did you use your smartphone to answer that?)

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