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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: The Monster at the End of This Book

Posted about 1 month ago by Eric P

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels and Readers' Advisory | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, early literacy, eMedia, humorous books for kids, picture books, reading recommendations, ready to read and Sesame Street

This picture book has enough literary self-consciousness and existential dread to keep a whole room of graduate students busy for a month.

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Celebrate Teen Tech Week

Posted 4 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Education, Make U, Programs, Resources and Teen | Tagged with ACT, eMedia, make u, SAT, teen tech, teen tech night, Teen Tech Week, test, test resources, tests and toledo library

Celebrate Teen Tech Week, March 4 - 10! This year’s theme is "Libraries are for Creating," and focuses on all the great digital tools we offer which teens can use to create - whether it be podcasts, videos, music, games or something else!

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Podcasts: What are They and Why Should I Care?

Posted 5 months ago by Allison Fiscus

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, eBooks & eAudiobooks, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Resources and Science, Medicine, & Technology | Tagged with audiobooks, current issues, eMedia, folklore, listen, National Public Radio, nonfiction, NPR, podcasts, sports, true crime and true stories

What’s a podcast and why do my friends keep talking about them? Read on to find out how to jump onto the most informative bandwagon around.

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Hoopla Has Entertainment On The Go

Posted 9 months ago by Andy Lechlak

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New and Resources | Tagged with Apps, Comics, digital content, digital music, download, downloadables, eAudiobooks, eBooks, eComics, electronic media, eMagazines, eMedia, film adaptations, hoopla, streaming video, tech help and videos

If you don't have time to stop into the Library, you can still enjoy what your Library has to offer. We can help you get setup for reading, watching, or listening to what interests you!

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Supernatural Thrillers

Posted 9 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Mystery & Thrillers, New, Science Fiction & Fantasy and Teen | Tagged with eMedia, Fantasy Fiction, Ghost Stories, Gothic Fiction, Gothic Fiction, Hauntings, Historical Fiction, Horror, Magical Realism, Paranormal Fiction, Psychological Suspense, streaming video, Supernatural Mysteries, Suspense Fiction and Technothriller

Supernatural thrillers spanning multiple genres.

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12 Last Minute Fall Trips from Toledo, Ohio

Posted 10 months ago by Angela B

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fitness, Nature, & Travel and History, Politics, & Biography | Tagged with bicycle trails, camping, documentary, eMedia, Fall Travel, festivals, guidebooks, Indiana History, Michigan History, National Parks, Ohio History, outdoor recreation, rails-trails, restaurants, road trips, sightseeing, stargazing, streaming video, United States Travel, vacation and wilderness

If you're looking for a daytrip or a road trip out of Toledo this fall, then this list is for you.

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