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12 Last Minute Fall Trips from Toledo, Ohio

Posted about 12 days ago by Angela B

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fitness, Nature, & Travel and History, Politics, & Biography | Tagged with bicycle trails, camping, documentary, eMedia, Fall Travel, festivals, guidebooks, Indiana History, Michigan History, National Parks, Ohio History, outdoor recreation, rails-trails, restaurants, road trips, sightseeing, stargazing, streaming video, United States Travel, vacation and wilderness

If you're looking for a daytrip or a road trip out of Toledo this fall, then this list is for you.

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Looking at Art: A Story in the Round

Posted about 17 days ago by Clare T

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Children & Parenting, History, Politics, & Biography, Programs, Teen and Toledo Museum of Art | Tagged with Ancient Greece, Ancient Greeks, Art History, Greece - History, Greek Art, Greek Mythology, Greek Vases and The Berlin Painter

The Berlin Painter exhibit is a rare event, an assemblage of pottery from museums around the world. Continue reading to learn more about this fascinating exhibit and the story behind it.

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Literary Thrillers

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in Catalog Tips, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Mystery & Thrillers and New | Tagged with Crime Fiction, Databases, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Novelist, Psychological Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Read-Alikes, Readers' Advisory, Spy Fiction, Suspense Fiction, Technothriller and Thrillers

Explore a selection of books filled with danger, action and suspense with an intellectual edge.

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Poetry Speaks Fall 2017

Posted 2 months 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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Historic West Toledo

Posted 3 months ago by Samantha A

Posted in Digitization, History, Politics, & Biography, Programs and Resources | Tagged with Carty Finkbeiner, Eleanor Kahle, Eleanor Kahle Senior Center, marcy kaptur , Preserve Your Story, sinclair's, west toledo and Woodlawn Cemetery

Our second Preserve Your Personal Story event at the West Toledo Branch, in collaboration with the Eleanor Kahle Senior Center, was a success. We hoped that this program would result in historical information about West Toledo, that we could share, and… it did!

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