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Equal Pay Day: An Intersectional Approach

Posted about 4 days ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Nonfiction | Tagged with equal rights, equality, feminism, feminists, inequality, intersectionality, labor relations, personal narratives, programs, sex discrimination, sexism, social conditions, Steinem Sisters, wages, Woman's History Month, women, women authors, women's rights and workplace issues

Equal Pay Day is the symbolic marker of how long it takes for women to earn as much as men did the preceding year. Continue reading to learn more about this incredibly important issue that should concern everyone in our modern society.

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The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Development

Posted about 11 days 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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Books to Read During Black History Month and Beyond

Posted about 24 days ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting, Culture and Diversity, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Library News, Movies and Music, New: Books and Movies, Nonfiction and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with african american authors, African American History, African-Americans Fiction, artists, Black History Month, Historical Fiction, juvenile fiction, photography, picture books, picture books for children, programs, Read-In and reading recommendations

Notable books to read during Black History Month and beyond. This blog post includes fiction and nonfiction selections for adults, teens and children.

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Great Cookbooks for Lazy and/or Impatient People

Posted about 1 month ago by Amy H

Posted in Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with cookbooks, cooking, dinner ideas, easy meals to cook, healthy eating, quick and easy cooking, recipes, simple cooking and speedy recipes

After the usual holiday gorge-fest, most of us are ready to get back to healthier, or at least healthy-ish, eating habits. This blog post includes some really great cookbooks for lazy and/or impatient cooks as well as tasty recipes for people who hate to cook, but love to eat good food.

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Digital Exhibit Showcasing Teenage Views on Literature From the 1960s

Posted about 1 month ago by John D

Posted in Computers and Technology, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, eMedia, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, 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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