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Looking at Art: A Story in the Round

Posted about 15 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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Want Free Stuff? Get The Card!

Posted about 20 days ago by Heather H

Posted in Business and Grants, Education, Jobs and Careers, Make U, Programs, Research, Resources and Spending Smarter | Tagged with audiobooks, 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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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

Posted about 24 days ago by Angela B

Posted in Children & Parenting, Cooking, Home, & Garden, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Programs and Teen | Tagged with Cardio Drumming, cookbooks, Cooking with Spices, Cuba, Cuban Cooking, Hispanic Americans - culture, Hispanic Heritage, Latin Cooking, Latino Cultural Committee, Mexican Cooking, Peruvian Cooking, Spanish Music and travel

Visit our branches or Main Library for a Latino cultural event in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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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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