The Blog of Toledo Lucas County Public Library
Posted about 1 year ago by Rebecca SPosted in Business and Investing, Education, Fiction and Graphic Novels, History and Politics, Nonfiction and Research and Resources | Tagged with articles, database searching, Databases, educational tools, library databases, library resources , peer reviewed articles, research databases, research tools, scholarly sources and student research
Research with TLCPL is now easier then ever before! By utilizing our research option on the homepage, library users can explore a world of databases that offer appropriate, scholarly resources fit for use in class assignments.Continue Reading: Research 101: Using Library Databases to Find Scholarly Sources
Posted about 1 year ago by Melissa JPosted in History and Politics and Research and Resources | Tagged with ballot issues, Board of Elections, candidates, civic literacy, democracy, election, fact check, fake news, government, information literacy, politics, polling location, voter registration and voting
How do you know whether or not the information you have is credible, accurate, or true? We're here to help you make educated and informed decisions before casting your ballot.Continue Reading: Civic Literacy and Your Library
Posted about 1 year ago by April SPosted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, Local History and Research and Resources | Tagged with ancestors, ancestry, family history, family tree, genealogical societies, genealogy, genealogy handbooks, genetic genealogy, library guide, local genealogy groups, Northwest Ohio, Toledo Ohio and tracing your roots
Learn important steps to take when conducting Genealogy research.Continue Reading: Getting Started With Genealogy Research
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted in Education, eMedia, Research and Resources and Tech Tools | 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!Continue Reading: Want Free Stuff? Get The Card!
Posted about 1 year ago by Heather HPosted in History and Politics, Local History and Research and Resources | Tagged with ancestors, ancestry, family history, family tree, genealogy, heritage and lineage
We're talking genealogical research and family trees in this edition of "At the Library!"Continue Reading: A Tree for You, A Tree for Me - At the Library!
Posted about 1 year ago by Jan CPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies and Research and Resources | Tagged with antiques, Antiques Roadshow, Babe Ruth, baseball, Casey Stengel, collectibles, Lou Gehrig, Sports Memorabilia, Swayne Field, T.J. Hickey and Toledo Mud Hens
Can’t get a ticket for Antiques Roadshow? No problem! Your library has resources to help you identify and value your treasures.Continue Reading: Babe Ruth Signed My Baseball!
Posted over 2 years ago by Samantha APosted in History and Politics and Research and Resources | Tagged with digital collections, newspapers, Ohio History, Ohio Memory, Toledo Area Jewish History, Toledo History and Toledo Jewish News
Learn more about Jewish history in the Toledo area by exploring our newly updated Digital Collections of Northwest Ohio, which now includes the Toledo Jewish News.Continue Reading: Toledo Jewish News is Now Online!
Posted over 3 years ago by Samantha APosted in History and Politics and Research and Resources | Tagged with digital collections, local history and yearbooks
Think you escaped your bad yearbook photos? Think again! Many library and archives are digitizing school yearbooks, TLCPL included, and even if you do not want to see your yearbook photos ever again, they are a great resource for genealogy research.Continue Reading: Digitizing Local School Yearbooks
Posted over 3 years ago by Heather HPosted in History and Politics, Local History and Research and Resources | Tagged with ancestors, ancestry, family history, genealogy, heritage and local history
For most of my life, I've know little about my "Grandma Bootsie," whom I lost too soon. I'd always wanted to learn more about this woman so many said I reminded them of, and her Irish family. The Library finally helped me find what I'd been searching for!Continue Reading: How the Library Helped Me Find My Family
Posted over 3 years ago by Katie MPosted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Nonfiction, Outdoors, Sports and Travel and Research and Resources | Tagged with National Parks, nature, outdoors and travel
It’s the Centennial birthday of the National Park Service, and we have all the resources you need to kick back and celebrate!Continue Reading: Happy 100th Birthday, National Park Service!