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5 Day Summer Itinerary for Toledo, Ohio

Posted 11 months ago by Angela B

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, New: Books and Movies and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with Art, local history, recreation, summer and Toledo, Ohio

Are you visiting Toledo, Ohio this summer and wonder what to do and where to go? Or, are you a native Toledoan looking for something different? Check out these unique ideas for this summer!

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Colorful and Informative Nonfiction Picture Books Curious Kids Will Be Wild About

Posted 11 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Movies and Music and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with animal books for kids, animals, biology, early literacy, picture books, reading recommendations, ready to read, Steve Jenkins and zoology

Curious kids will definitely love the amazing illustrations and educational content found throughout the picture books in this blog post.

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Get Inspired to Get Moving on National Walking Day and Beyond

Posted 12 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Movies and Music, Outdoors, Sports and Travel and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with digital audiobooks, exercise, heart health, heath & fitness, National Walking Day, sports & recreation, streaming music, streaming video and workout

National Walking Day is observed on the first Wednesday in April each year. Let the Library inspire you to get moving this Spring and beyond.

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Small-Space Gardening

Posted 12 months ago by Jessica H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Garden and Home and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with balcony gardening, container gardening, gardening, gardening with kids, patio gardening, small space gardening and urban gardening

Small-Space Gardening is an activity everyone can enjoy with just a little creativity! With specialized small-space garden kits available commercially at local home stores for do-it-yourselfers, this can be done in even the smallest spaces with some ingenuity.

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Massaging Kale, Fair Trade Chocolate, and the French Kitchen: A Short Quest in Sugar Detox

Posted about 1 year ago by Jennifer D

Posted in Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with child labor, cookbooks, detoxification, fair trade, French Cooking, human trafficking, natural foods, nutrition, slavery - history, sugar, sugar - health aspects, sugar - history, sugar detox and sugar-free diet

Ever think about giving up sugar? Okay, I’m here for you. For your entertainment, I decided that the only way I could begin to tackle this subject, was to give up sugar myself.

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