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Books to Read During Black History Month and Beyond

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting, Culture and Diversity, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Graphic Novels, History and Politics, Movies and Music, New: Books and Movies, Nonfiction and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with african american authors, African American History, African-Americans Fiction, artists, Black History Month, Historical Fiction, juvenile fiction, photography, picture books, picture books for children, programs, Read-In and reading recommendations

Notable books to read during Black History Month and beyond. This blog post includes fiction and nonfiction selections for adults, teens and children.

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Just Point the Camera and Shoot!

Posted about 1 year ago by James D

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Fiction and Graphic Novels 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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Explore Your Toledo Area Metroparks

Posted about 1 year ago by Angela B

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Fiction and Graphic Novels, 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 Toledo area Metroparks hold inside? Explore notable features and related books to get your next nature fix.

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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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