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Interesting Stories for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Posted about 1 month ago by Katie M

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Nonfiction, Outdoors, Sports and Travel and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with adventure, adventurers, biographies, climbing, drama, hermits, hiking, memoirs, mountaineers, nature, outdoors, solitude, survival stories, true crime and unsolved mysteries

From living secluded in a tent for almost three decades, to climbing a 3,200 foot wall without ropes, this list highlights some of my favorite titles where people do some really incredible (and maybe a few ill-advised) things outside.

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New Year, Same You: Reading Ideas for Realistic, Achievable Improvement

Posted about 1 month ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Nonfiction and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with addiction, cleaning & caretaking, exercise, habits, health, healthy eating, housekeeping, lifestyles, mindfulness, organizing, psychology, resolutions, self-care, weight-loss and wellness

Forget the New Years Resolutions! No matter what time of year it might be, each day is a new opportunity to make realistic changes in our lives and feel better for it.

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The Human-Nature Connection

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Nonfiction, Outdoors, Sports and Travel and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with animals, birding, creative ability, earth, Forest Ecology, imagination, insects, Library, Metroparks, nature, nature craft, outdoor recreation, personal narratives, picture books, psychology, science, treehouses, trees and wildlife

What do the Library and Metroparks Toledo have in common? And how can you use both of these great community resources to enrich your life?

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Ready for a change in 2019? Your library has you covered!

Posted about 1 month ago by Michelle G

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Nonfiction and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with change, computer technology, games, goals, guitar, instruction, iPad, music, new years resolutions, wine and Yoga

Get a jump start on your resolutions for the new year! Trying to change a not-so-great habit? Replace it with something new, and let your library help!

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Spend Your New Year – At the Library

Posted about 1 month ago by Library News

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Computers and Technology, Education, eMedia, Library News, Tech Tools and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with 2019, library resources , New Year, New You, New Year's and new years resolutions

Happy New Year from your Library! Make 2019 your best year yet by taking advantage of the many resources, materials and programs we offer. We hope to see you often!

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A Blue Christmas: Dealing with Sadness and Loneliness during the Holidays

Posted 2 months ago by Amy H

Posted in Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with Anxiety, coping, depression, holidays, interpersonal relations, Loneliness, meditation, mindfullness, psychology, Sadness, self-acceptance, self-esteem, stress and stress management

Holidays can bring a lot of anxiety and even sadness into many people's lives. Here are some resources that can help. Topics include coping strategies, mindfulness, stress management, self-acceptance, meditation and more.

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Make Your Own Natural Homemade Gifts

Posted 3 months ago by Amy H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, New: Books and Movies, Nonfiction and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with beeswax, candles, crafts, DIY, essential oils, handmade gifts, Healthy, homemade soaps, natural, Natural Beauty Products and natural cleaners

Make your own natural, homemade beauty products and cleansers - they make great gifts too!

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