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Toledo Library Shares Its Impact at 2019 Legislative Day

Posted 3 months ago by Library News

Posted in Library News | Tagged with economic success, education, educational tools, ged classes, legislative day, mobile services, mobile technology center, poverty, quality of life, ready to read, senior citizens, seniors, STEM, Toledo Ohio, Toledo, Ohio and tutor.com

The Toledo Library is one of the many Ohio libraries who participates in Legislative Day – and this year, will proudly share the following information and accomplishments about our system.

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Best Picture Books of 2018

Posted 6 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in Children and Parenting and Education | Tagged with animals, Art, best books of 2018, Best Books of the Year, Children's Stories, color, communication, death and dying, emotions, empathy, fear, feelings, folklore, friendship, frustration, generosity, humorous stories for kids, imagination, immigrants, individuality, listening, picture books, poverty, refugees, relationships, schools, sea adventures and self-confidence

Two perspectives on some of the best children's picture books of 2018.

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We Shall Overcome: Great True Stories of Overcoming Hardship

Posted over 2 years ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, History and Politics and Movies and Music | Tagged with bravery, civil rights, grit, guts, oppression, overcoming odds, perseverance, poverty, refugees, rising up, strength, struggle, survival and World War II

Tough times call for inspiring stories of people overcoming long odds or bad situations – take a look and be amazed.

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Best Nonfiction Books of 2016

Posted over 2 years ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Health and Wellness, History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with astronomy, cancer patients, leadership, management, mathematicians, memoir, musicals, nonfiction, poverty, professional development, psychology, race relations, racism, social conditions, social sciences, space race, success and women's history

If you're a fan of nonfiction books, then you'll love this blog post. It includes the best of the best biographies, memoirs, business, leadership, history, poetry, science, and general nonfiction books of 2016. Including selections from notable authors like Shirley Jackson, Trevor Noah, Kevin Young, Adam Grant, Angela Duckworth and many more.

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