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Just Point the Camera and Shoot!

Posted 9 months ago by James D

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and History and Politics | 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 10 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Movies and Music, New: Books and Movies and Teen and Pre-Teens | 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 about 1 year ago by Angela B

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Nonfiction and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | 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 over 3 years ago by Kelly P

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies and Children and Parenting | Tagged with events, make u and 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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