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We Shall Overcome: Great True Stories of Overcoming Hardship

Posted about 3 days ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with bravery, civil rights, grit, guts, oppression, overcoming odds, perseverance, poverty, refugees, rising up, strength, struggle, survival and World War II

Tough times call for inspiring stories of people overcoming long odds or bad situations – take a look and be amazed.

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Fascinating Stories: Science and Nature

Posted about 1 month ago by Amy H

Posted in Catalog Tips, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New, Resources and Science, Medicine, & Technology | Tagged with animals, astronomy, cosmology, documentary, earth, environmentalism, genetics, humans-history, inventors, mathematics, medicine, microbiology, naturalists, nature conservation, nonfiction, physics, science-history, scientists, solar system, space, universe and wildlife conservation

There are so many amazing stories about the natural world around us. Prepare for fascination!

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Tracy Chevalier To Visit Toledo, Ohio

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New and Programs | Tagged with authors , events, families -- fiction, Historical Fiction, open book, psychological fiction and Quakers -- Fiction

International bestselling author Tracy Chevalier is set to visit Toledo, Ohio on February 2nd - continue reading to learn more.

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Sports Roundup

Posted about 1 month ago by Jan C

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, History, Politics, & Biography and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with baseball, boxing, boxing history, chess, Christianity, football, gymnastics, hockey, inspirational, National Football League, NFL, olympic history, olympics, ski jumping, soccer, sports, sports casting, success and swimming

Do you have a favorite sport or are you one of those sports-in-general fans? One thing’s for sure, if you’re not playing it, or watching it, there’s always something to be learned from sports books and movies.

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Best Nonfiction Books of 2016

Posted 2 months ago by April S

Posted in Business & Investing, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New, Science, Medicine, & Technology and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with astronomy, cancer patients, leadership, management, mathematicians, memoir, musicals, nonfiction, poverty, professional development, psychology, race relations, racism, social conditions, social sciences, space race, success and women's history

If you're a fan of nonfiction books, then you'll love this blog post. It includes the best of the best nonfiction books of 2016.

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