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Fascinating Stories: Science and Nature

Posted about 1 month ago by Amy H

Posted in Catalog Tips, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New, Resources and Science, Medicine, & Technology | Tagged with animals, astronomy, cosmology, documentary, earth, environmentalism, genetics, humans-history, inventors, mathematics, medicine, microbiology, naturalists, nature conservation, nonfiction, physics, science-history, scientists, solar system, space, universe and wildlife conservation

There are so many amazing stories about the natural world around us. Prepare for fascination!

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Best Nonfiction Books of 2016

Posted 2 months ago by April S

Posted in Business & Investing, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New, Science, Medicine, & Technology and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with astronomy, cancer patients, leadership, management, mathematicians, memoir, musicals, nonfiction, poverty, professional development, psychology, race relations, racism, social conditions, social sciences, space race, success and women's history

If you're a fan of nonfiction books, then you'll love this blog post. It includes the best of the best nonfiction books of 2016.

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Start Learning A New Language With Just One Click!

Posted 9 months ago by Katie M

Posted in Education, New, Research, Resources and Science, Medicine, & Technology | Tagged with databases, English as a Second Language, ESL, language learning, language self-instruction, languages, learn, research tools, Sign Language, study and tutorial

Preparing for your dream trip? Studying abroad? Always wishing you could list ‘bilingual’ as a skill on your resume? Learn how to speak over 70 languages, free with your library card!

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Bristlebots Program

Posted 11 months ago by Kathryn M

Posted in Make U, Science, Medicine, & Technology and Teen | Tagged with make u

Warning: May induce a love for robotics! Bristlebots found their way to the West Toledo Branch Library this month as part of the Makers Guild weekly series of drop in/ spontaneous programming. Kids used the bristle end of a toothbrush with a Lithium battery, pager motor and a bit of basic circuitry knowledge to build these feisty moving robots.

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