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Inspiring Picture Books About Inventors, Scientists and Perseverance

Posted 3 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, 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 5 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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20 Memoirs to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Posted about 1 year ago by Katie M

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with biographies, memoirs, personal narratives, women, women authors and Women's History Month

This Women’s History Month, get to know some outstanding women by browsing our list of 20 must-read memoirs!

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Okay Ladies, Now Let’s Get Information: A Feminist Reading List

Posted over 2 years ago by Katie M

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks and History and Politics | Tagged with equality, feminism, feminism-humor, feminist, political activists, sexism, social conditions, women, Women's History Month, women's rights and women's studies

In preparation for the upcoming Women’s March on Washington on January 21st, we’re highlighting some must-read books for the modern feminist.

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Strong Women Making An Impact

Posted over 3 years ago by Andy Lechlak

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, Nonfiction and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with feminist, human rights, leadership, women and women's rights

The world is at a turning point. People everywhere understand and support the idea of gender equality. They know it’s not just a women’s issue, it’s a human rights issue. And when these powerful voices are heard, they will change the world. The time for that change is now.

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