The Blog of Toledo Lucas County Public Library
Posted about 1 month ago by Amy HPosted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with cleaning, declutter, DIY, home economics, home repair, housekeeping, life skills, minimalism, orderliness, organization ideas and storage in the home
Get your home in order ... books on cleaning, organization and home repair.Continue Reading: Fresh Titles to Inspire Spring Cleaning! And Maybe Fixing that Thing You’ve Been Meaning to Fix
Posted about 1 month ago by Laura VPosted in History and Politics, Local History and Nonfiction | Tagged with 1800s, Acme Sucker Rod Company, digital collections, Golden Rule Jones, history and Toledo, Ohio
Samuel M. Jones is still remembered 100 years later for his tenure as a prominent businessman and mayor in Toledo, Ohio.Continue Reading: Samuel Milton "Golden Rule" Jones, Toledo Mayor and Progressive Businessman
Posted about 1 month ago by Kelly PPosted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Nature and Travel and Nonfiction | Tagged with biography, bullying, businesspeople, gardeners, hope, Humorous Fiction, podcasts, redemption, Satire, sports stories and urban agriculture
If you aren’t already a podcast listener, it can be a little daunting to look at all the podcasts available. Here are 4 great episodes from some of my favorite podcasts to get you started.Continue Reading: 4 Episodes to Get You Hooked on Podcasts
Posted about 1 month ago by Amy HPosted in Cooking, Home and Garden and Nonfiction | Tagged with companion planting, edible plants, flowers, fruit culture, fruits, gardening, gardening handbooks, gardens, growing fruits & vegetables, herbs, kitchen gardens, organic gardening, planting, vegetable gardening and vegetables
Find inspiration with these colorful and informative gardening guides.Continue Reading: Longing for April Showers to Get the Gardens Going!
Posted about 1 month ago by Allison FPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with design, DIY, handicraft, home decorating, home furnishings, interior decoration, minimalist and remodeling
If the changing seasons have you ready to change up the decor in your home, read on for a selection of books that provide tips as well as inspiration to get you started.Continue Reading: 5 Books to Inspire Your Spring Home Decor Refresh
Posted 2 months ago by April SPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with bees, birds, butterflies, conservation, flowers, gardening, gardens and planting
Learn how to create a beautiful flower garden that will attract bees, butterflies and birds.Continue Reading: Plan and Plant a Bee-Friendly Garden
Posted 2 months ago by Jill CPosted in History and Politics, Local History and Nonfiction | Tagged with 419 History Day, civil war, history, local history, programs and Toledo, Ohio
Join the Library, WGTE, Friends of Sidecut Metropark, the Maumee Valley Historical Society and others in celebrating 419 History Day for 2019.Continue Reading: Join Us In Celebrating The 419!
Posted 2 months ago by Amy HPosted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness and Nonfiction | Tagged with Buddhism, calm, enlightenment, meditation, mindfulness, peace, spiritual life and Zen
Mindfulness, meditation and other Eastern philosophical ideals are everywhere these days. It can be overwhelming to find readable basic information on what true mindfulness really means. Where does one begin? Glad you asked! Start here....Continue Reading: Mindfulness and Buddhism 101
Posted 2 months ago by April SPosted in History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with biographies, CIA, civil war, cryptographers, espionage, intelligence officers, resistance movements, secret agents, Secret Service, spies, undercover operations, women in war, women private investigators, women spies, Women's History Month and World War II
Inspiring true stories about women who just happened to work as spies.Continue Reading: 10 Fantastic Nonfiction Reads: True Stories Featuring Women Spies
Posted 2 months ago by Franco VPosted in Nonfiction | Tagged with advertising, consumer behavior, Facebook, Instagram, internet addiction, marketing, privacy, psychology, social media and Twitter
Can't put down your smartphone? Social media stressing you out? You might want to consider giving it up.Continue Reading: Is It Time to Quit Social Media?