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Building Great Learners Starts With Reading

Posted 4 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Children & Parenting, Education, Programs and Resources | Tagged with childcare, childcare resources, early childhood education, early literacy, Kindergarten, parenting, parenting resources, Preschool, ready to read, teacher resources, toledo public schools and tps

Since its inception in April 2014, the Ready to Read program has provided more than 4,000 parents and childcare providers with free kits and training, impacting the lives of more than 10,000 children.

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Let's Talk About Facebook and Social Media Privacy

Posted 4 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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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