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Best Nonfiction Books of 2016

Posted about 1 month 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 8 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 10 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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Fast Metabolism Food Rx

Posted 10 months ago by Andy Lechlak

Posted in Science, Medicine, & Technology

The cover of this book is what really grabbed me. It’s big, bold, and colorful, but what I really like is the fact that it alludes to improving your metabolism based on your diet. I've had this work for me by simply drinking tea, so I’m very interested in other ways of maximizing what I already do (love eating), and having it be more impactful.

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