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

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Posted in Digitization, History, Politics, & Biography and Resources | Tagged with Archives, digital collections and Digital Public Library of America

The Nobel Peace Prize has an interesting history - continue reading to learn more about it and check out a selection of books by some of the recipients.

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Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels and History, Politics, & Biography | Tagged with biographies, Nobel Peace Prize and poetry

Poetry Speaks returns this August with a fantastic line-up featuring Ohioana Book Award Finalist and Toledo Native James J. Siegel with Jim Ferris, Cathryn Essinger, Jonie McIntire and Myrna Stone. Jim Ferris, the current Lucas County Poet Laureate, will also be leading two free workshops in October and November. We hope you'll join us!

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Posted in Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography and New | Tagged with ghosts, local authors and Lucas County Poet Laureate

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