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Celebrating NaNoWriMo with a Season of Creativity

Posted 8 months ago by April S

Posted in Education, Fiction and Writing and Publishing | Tagged with creative writing, events, NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, Toledo, Ohio, University of Toledo Libraries, writing and writing workshops

In celebration of NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, we're working in partnership with the University of Toledo Libraries to inspire the creative mind by hosting a series of workshops - we hope you'll join us!

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Afternoon with the Monster: 200 Years of Frankenstein

Posted about 1 year ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Fiction, History and Politics and Movies and Music | Tagged with classic films, drama, events, Frankenstein, Horror Fiction, monster movies, Sci-Fi and Young Frankenstein

Originally published anonymously on January 1, 1818, the legend of how Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley first conceived of Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus is as famous as the Monster it immortalized.

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Be Part of the Caldecott Read-In, Jan. 20

Posted about 1 year ago by Heather H

Posted in Children and Parenting and Fiction | Tagged with award winners, awards, Caldecott Awards, Caldecott Medal, caldecott read in, Children's Stories, events and picture books

Every year, the Library hosts a Caldecott Read-in, where members of the community (ages 10 and up) are invited to be local judges, deciding on the previous year’s best picture books.

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