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Picture Books with Positive Vibes

Posted about 23 days ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with animals, automobiles-fiction, books and reading - fiction, children, Children's Stories, emotions, Errors-Juvenile Fiction, fear-fiction, Loss (Psychology)-Fiction, peace, picture books, positive, self-confidence, self-esteem and trucks-fiction

Parr’s books have high kid-appeal and radiate positive messages of peace, love, thankfulness, humor and joy.

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The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Development

Posted 4 months ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Nonfiction and Research and Resources | Tagged with caregivers, children, creativity, early childhood development, parents, play and social skills

Play is intertwined with early childhood development in so many ways. Continue reading to learn more about the play and learn areas at the Library as well as the many important benefits of play.

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Learn More About Writing Books for Children and Young Adults

Posted 7 months ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Nonfiction and Writing and Publishing | Tagged with aspiring writers, authorship, biographies, children, genres, illustrators, NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, publishers, writing and Young Adult

Resources for individuals interested in writing and publishing a book for children or young adults.

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Raising Awareness: The Silent Witness Project at TLCPL

Posted 10 months ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Children and Parenting, Education and History and Politics | Tagged with advocacy, children, domestic violence, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Silent Witness, Steinem Sisters and women

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Join the Steinem Sisters Collection @ TLCPL as we honor those lost to domestic violence in the Toledo area.

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National Day of Listening

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, History and Politics and Movies and Music | Tagged with active listening, African American Oral History Collection, American culture, anecdotes, children, communication skills, conversation, family, family histories, fatherhood, fathers , friendship, good listener, gratitude, inspirational, interviews, LGBTQ, listening, listening skills, local history, Lucas County, motherhood, mothers, National Day of Listening, NPR, Oral History, personal narratives, relationships, social life and customs, stories, storytelling, Toledo History and Toledo Ohio

The National Day of Listening is an opportunity to sit down to have a face to face conversation - and really listen.

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