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25 Fascinating Nonfiction Reads

Posted about 12 days ago by Connie C

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with autobiographies, biographies, books, capital punishment, crime, dinosaurs, FBI, feminism, history, home schooling, memoirs, Native Americans, opioid abuse, political activists, public libraries, Schizophrenics, serial killers, Shipwrecks, true crime, true stories, women, World War II and WWII

A variety of nonfiction books for people who prefer real stories.

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Equal Pay Day: An Intersectional Approach

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Nonfiction | Tagged with equal rights, equality, feminism, feminists, inequality, intersectionality, labor relations, personal narratives, programs, sex discrimination, sexism, social conditions, Steinem Sisters, wages, Woman's History Month, women, women authors, women's rights and workplace issues

Equal Pay Day is the symbolic marker of how long it takes for women to earn as much as men did the preceding year. Continue reading to learn more about this incredibly important issue that should concern everyone in our modern society.

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Inspiring Picture Books About Inventors, Scientists and Perseverance

Posted 9 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Nonfiction | Tagged with architects, astronomers, biographies, Children's Stories, computer programmers, computers, curiosity, emotions, entomologists, exploration, family, friendship, frustration, girls, humorous stories, inspiration, inventions, inventors, mathematicians, perseverance, picture books, role models, science, scientists, stories in rhyme and women

Stories featuring characters with spunk, engineers, inventors, scientists, architects, doctors, computer programmers and the incredible power of persistence.

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Raising Awareness: The Silent Witness Project at TLCPL

Posted 11 months ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Children and Parenting, Education and History and Politics | Tagged with advocacy, children, domestic violence, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Silent Witness, Steinem Sisters and women

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Join the Steinem Sisters Collection @ TLCPL as we honor those lost to domestic violence in the Toledo area.

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