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Learn About the Toledo Library’s Bookmobile

Posted about 16 days ago by Library News

Posted in Library News and Research and Resources | Tagged with book mobile, bookmobile, community outreach, mobile services, national bookmobile day, national library week, nlw and page coach

Our Bookmobile has been serving the community for more than 80 years! Celebrate National Bookmobile Day by learning a little bit more about this important service.

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The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Development

Posted 2 months ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Nonfiction and Research and Resources | Tagged with caregivers, children, creativity, early childhood development, parents, play and social skills

Play is intertwined with early childhood development in so many ways. Continue reading to learn more about the play and learn areas at the Library as well as the many important benefits of play.

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African American Newspapers Chronicles a Century and a Half of the African American Experience

Posted 3 months ago by April S

Posted in Culture and Diversity, Education, History and Politics and Research and Resources | Tagged with African American History, African American History Month, Black History Month, culture, Databases, heritage, history and newspapers

The African American Newspapers database is an amazing digital primary source collection providing first-hand perspectives on notable Americans that are not found in mainstream publications. It is one of the most comprehensive collections of its kind in the world.

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Libraries Change Lives Every Day

Posted 3 months ago by April S

Posted in Education and Research and Resources | Tagged with Librarians, libraries, libraries transform, library services, life-changing and quality of life

Libraries provide vital services, materials and resources that help to improve the overall quality of life in the communities they serve every single day. Continue reading to learn more about some of the life changing services provided by your local Library.

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Digital Exhibit Showcasing Teenage Views on Literature From the 1960s

Posted 3 months ago by John D

Posted in Computers and Technology, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, eMedia, Fiction, History and Politics, Local History, Nonfiction, Research and Resources, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with digital collections, Digital Exhibits, Library, Library Line, local history, newsletters, Ohio Memory, The County Line and Toledo, Ohio

A new digital exhibit showcasing book reviews done by students in the 1960s with links to revisit these classics is now available on the Library website.

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Become a Part of Toledo's History!

Posted 4 months ago by John D

Posted in Computers and Technology, Culture and Diversity, History and Politics, Local History and Research and Resources | Tagged with community engagement, community photo album, digital collections, local history, Ohio Memory and Toledo, Ohio

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library has launched a program to collect photos from the public to be preserved as part of our local history collections. Contribute your photos (physical or digital) to become a part of Toledo history.

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