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Let's Talk About Facebook and Social Media Privacy

Posted about 8 days ago by Heather H

Posted in Education, Resources and Science, Medicine, & Technology | Tagged with cambridge analytica, Chamath Palihapitiya, Facebook, instagram, internet privacy, mark zuckerberg, michal kosinski, privacy, sean parker, social media, social media privacy, twitter and user data

With recent news heavily focused on Facebook and user data, we decided to weigh in on the subject by shedding a little light into the world of social media privacy.

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Library Joins Local Steel Company to Strengthen Workforce

Posted about 23 days ago by Heather H

Posted in Business & Investing, Education, Jobs and Careers, Programs and Resources | Tagged with computer programs, English language, ESOL, Foundation steel, job skills, partnerships, south branch, steel company and workforce development

The Library is proud to partner with Foundation Steel offering technology and language training in order to strengthen the local workforce - and so far, it's produced highly successful results!

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Small-Space Gardening

Posted about 25 days ago by Jessica H

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Cooking, Home, & Garden, Fitness, Nature, & Travel and Resources | Tagged with balcony gardening, container gardening, gardening, gardening with kids, patio gardening, small space gardening and urban gardening

Small-Space Gardening is an activity everyone can enjoy with just a little creativity! With specialized small-space garden kits available commercially at local home stores for do-it-yourselfers, this can be done in even the smallest spaces with some ingenuity.

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Celebrate Teen Tech Week

Posted about 1 month 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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Learn How To Publish A Book

Posted 2 months ago by April S

Posted in Business & Investing, eBooks & eAudiobooks and Resources | Tagged with authorship, book marketing, book proposals, book publishers, book publishing, comic books - authorship, comic books - publishing, editing & proofreading, how to publish a book, Internet marketing, publishing, publishing a book, self-publishing, web publishing, writing and writing career

If you're seeking information on how to publish your book - look no further than your local library.

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Podcasts: What are They and Why Should I Care?

Posted 3 months ago by Allison Fiscus

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, eBooks & eAudiobooks, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Resources and Science, Medicine, & Technology | Tagged with audiobooks, current issues, eMedia, folklore, listen, National Public Radio, nonfiction, NPR, podcasts, sports, true crime and true stories

What’s a podcast and why do my friends keep talking about them? Read on to find out how to jump onto the most informative bandwagon around.

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Research 101: Using Library Databases to Find Scholarly Sources

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Business & Investing, Catalog Tips, Education, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Research, Resources and Science, Medicine, & Technology | 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.

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