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History, Politics, & Biography

Staff picks for Nonfiction

Here are some fantastic recent nonfiction titles: fascinating histories, funny memoirs, biting political commentary, pop culture reflections, and much more await.

International bestselling author Tracy Chevalier is set to visit Toledo, Ohio on February 2nd - continue reading to learn more.

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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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Do you have a favorite sport or are you one of those sports-in-general fans? One thing’s for sure, if you’re not playing it, or watching it, there’s always something to be learned from sports books and movies.

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Yes, We Did!

January 23 at 6:00pm

Branch: Kent Branch

The Art Tatum African American Resource Center celebrates President Obama's historical legacy. Light refreshments

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Black History Month: Who Am I?

February 1 at 9:00am

Branch: Holland Branch

How well do you know your Black History facts? Take our challenge and try matching the clues provided of the Famous African-Americans listed. Different days present different facts. Good luck!

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Black History that Changed the World

February 1 at 9:00am

Branch: Reynolds Corners Branch

Who performed the first heart operation? Who was the first black female astronaut? As we celebrate Black History Month, we will learn about 28 people who changed history and the world! Grades K-12. During Library hours.

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