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Just Point the Camera and Shoot!

Posted about 24 days ago by James D

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography and Movies, Music, & Audiobooks | Tagged with artistic photography, biographical films, black and white film, documentary, film camera, graffiti, Kodak, New York, photographers, photographers - biography, photography, pictorial works, portraits, street photography, street portrait and subway

A small collection of people that shaped how cameras are used in everyday situations on the streets of some of the largest cites.

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Black History Month Read-In

Posted about 1 month ago by Heather H

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New, Programs and Teen | Tagged with African-Americans Fiction, artists, Black History Month, Historical Fiction, juvenile fiction, photography, picture books and Read-In

February is Black History Month, and we’re celebrating in part with a read-in. We invite you to read, listen to (or even watch) one of these award-winning books!

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Explore Your Toledo Area Metroparks

Posted 6 months ago by Angela B

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Education, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, Metroparks Toledo, Resources and Science, Medicine, & Technology | Tagged with Earth Sciences, environment, Forest Animals, Forest Ecology, handicraft, metroparks, naturalists, nature craft, nature poetry, nature study, outdoor activities, outdoor recreation for children, photography and seasons

Do you know what the Metroparks of the Toledo area hold inside?

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Libraries are a great place to think creatively

Posted about 1 year ago by Kelly P

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Children & Parenting, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, Make U and Programs | Tagged with photography

Get lost in a fantasy world through a book, breathe new life into a community organization in your local library’s meeting space, or explore the digital world of a computer game. The Library has a new opportunity to offer creative exploration to its patrons through Make U: Mobile Art Labs with programs in drawing, painting, printmaking, installation art, 3D sculpture, and digital photography.

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