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New Options for Interacting With Our Digital Content

Posted 4 months ago by John D

Posted in Computers and Technology, Education, eMedia, Local History and Tech Tools | Tagged with community engagement, digital collections, GitHub, Internet Archive, local history and Ohio Memory

The Local History and Genealogy department of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library has loaded a number of digitized books onto Internet Archive as an alternative means of accessing them. We also shared all the metadata about our digital collections as open data, which is now accessible through GitHub.

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Spend Your New Year – At the Library

Posted 6 months ago by Library News

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Computers and Technology, Education, eMedia, Health and Wellness, Library News and Tech Tools | 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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Preserve and Share Precious Family Memories

Posted 6 months ago by April S

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, Local History, Nonfiction, Research and Resources and Tech Tools | Tagged with audio, camcorders, cameras, digital conversion, digital preservation, digitization, digitize, DSLR, GoPro camera, photoshop, VHS to DVD and videos

Find out how the Library can help you make and preserve memories to share with loved ones.

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Explore the Universe with a Telescope Kit from Your Local Library

Posted 8 months ago by Amber B

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Education, New Books and Movies, Nonfiction, Research and Resources, Tech Tools and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with astronomy, make u, stargazing, STEAM, technology and telescopes

Did you know the Library has telescope kits available to borrow for free at several branch locations?

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Making Memories That Last: Low Cost Gift Giving with the Library

Posted about 1 year ago by Kathryn M

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies and Tech Tools | Tagged with 8mm film, analog to digital conversion, cricut, film, personalized gifts, photo collages, recording studio, Super 8, techy tools and VHS to DVD

Looking for a low cost, yet heartfelt gift for that someone special? Look no further than your Toledo Lucas County Public Library. The tech tools available at King Road, Oregon and West Toledo Branches will help you convert VHS, Super8, Slides and Negatives to a truly memorable gift.

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