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Spend Spring Break - At the Library!

Posted 3 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Children & Parenting, Make U, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Programs and Teen | Tagged with childrens programs, kids activities, kids books, New Movies, new music, spring break, teen books and teen events

In this edition of our “At the Library!” series we’re talking about spring/Easter break! We’ve planned a host of activities so that you can spend your school break having FUN at the Library.

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Celebrate Teen Tech Week

Posted 4 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Education, Make U, Programs, Resources and Teen | Tagged with ACT, eMedia, make u, SAT, teen tech, teen tech night, Teen Tech Week, test, test resources, tests and toledo library

Celebrate Teen Tech Week, March 4 - 10! This year’s theme is "Libraries are for Creating," and focuses on all the great digital tools we offer which teens can use to create - whether it be podcasts, videos, music, games or something else!

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Fall in Love - At the Library!

Posted 5 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Business & Investing, Children & Parenting, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, Make U, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Programs, Romance and Teen | Tagged with adult coloring, american beauty, anti-romance, date night, diy gifts, eyes wide shut, gone girl, romance, romance films, sugar scrub, the shining, valentine's day and zumba

From fun and free “date nights” to DIY gifts to romantic movies you can stream at home, we have everything you need to make this year’s Valentine’s Day something to remember – so get ready to fall in love…at the Library!

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Spend Your New Year – At the Library

Posted 6 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Business & Investing, Children & Parenting, Cooking, Home, & Garden, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Education, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, Jobs and Careers, Make U, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Programs, Resources, Science, Medicine, & Technology, Self-help & Spirituality and Spending Smarter

As the New Year approaches, we’re inviting you to spend the New Year with us! We have the resources, materials and programs to help you achieve your New Year’s resolutions and so much more.

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Making Memories That Last: Low Cost Gift Giving with the Library

Posted 6 months ago by Kathryn M

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Digitization, Make U, Resources and Science, Medicine, & Technology | Tagged with 8mm film, analog to digital conversion, cricut, film, personalized gifts, photo collages, recording studio, Super 8, techy tools and VHS to DVD

Looking for a low cost, yet heartfelt gift for that someone special? Look no further than your Toledo Lucas County Public Library. MakeU equipment available at King Road, Oregon and West Toledo Branches will help you convert VHS, Super8, Slides and Negatives to a truly memorable gift.

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Spend the Holidays - At the Library!

Posted 7 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Make U, Programs and Resources | Tagged with Christmas, christmas decorations, Christmas stories, DIY, gifts, holiday, holiday cards, holiday crafts, holiday decorations, holiday gifts and Sounds of the Season

In this edition of our “At the Library!” series we’re talking about the holidays. Filled with FREE resources and programs for all ages, there’s no better place to spend this time of year, than at your Library.

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Lights, Camera, Action! GoPro Video Camera Kits from Your Local Library

Posted 7 months ago by Amber B

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Education, Make U, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New, Resources, Science, Medicine, & Technology and Teen | Tagged with animation (cinematography), Cinematography, digital filmmaking, DIY, GoPro camera, Photography - Digital Techniques, STEAM, stop-motion animation and wearable video devices

The GoPro Action Camera has become very popular because it's easy to use and produces high quality photos and movies. Continue reading to explore creative ways you can use the kits we have available for checkout.

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Want Free Stuff? Get The Card!

Posted 10 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Business and Grants, Education, Jobs and Careers, Make U, Programs, Research, Resources and Spending Smarter | Tagged with eAudiobooks, eBooks, GoPro, hoopla, kids activities, make u , newsweek, overdrive, playaway launchpad, recipes, streaming movies and time magazine

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. Let's take a look at all of the amazing things that come along with being a card holder!

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