Posted 06/16/21 by Juliette H
Here’s a second list of some of my favorite books that are just a little out there, and under 200 pages long.Continue Reading: Novel Novellas Round 2
Posted 06/16/21 by Rachel S
Pride is for the whole family!Continue Reading: Celebrate Pride!
Posted 06/16/21 by April S
Learn how to create an eco-friendly garden that's affordable and sustainable.Continue Reading: Create a Beautifully Sustainable Garden
Posted 06/14/21 by Brett C
Ever pick up a bat or a mitt. Toledo’s most famous connection to the Negro Leagues was Moses Fleetwood Walker. A catcher who was known to play bare-handed, he made his mark 36 years before the NNL debuted.Continue Reading: The Negro Leagues and Fairplay: 100 Years of Moving the Ball Forward
Posted 06/14/21 by Christy P
Here are eleven books that explore the idea of experiencing an altered or alternate life and some books play with reality in regards to books, bookstores, or libraries.Continue Reading: What to Read Now That You’ve Fallen in Love with The Midnight Library
Posted 06/14/21 by Mely Arribas-Douglas
Immigrant Heritage Month gives people across the United States an opportunity to annually explore our country's heritage and celebrate the shared diversity that forms the unique story of America. The letter below is a part of a series that brings to life stories from our immigrant, refugee, and diverse community members who call Toledo and Lucas County, home.Continue Reading: Immigrant Heritage Month Story: Houng Dhar
Posted 06/14/21 by Anne K
Authors who write about the last months of their lives offer perspective and inspiration.Continue Reading: End of Life Memoirs
Posted 06/14/21 by Talena R
Are you wondering, “What is Juneteenth?”. Juneteenth is a day, a week, and in some areas a month marked with celebrations, guest speakers, picnics, and family gatherings; all recognizing the 19th of June as the day of emancipation of slaves in Texas.Continue Reading: What is Juneteenth?
Posted 06/11/21 by Patrick and Joe
It's been 12 months of titles spanning the genres of Science Fiction and Fantasy for this Online Book Club. Come read about our last 12 books and get a preview of the coming titles.Continue Reading: A Year of Science Fiction and Fantasy
Posted 06/09/21 by Eric P
Comedy writer Paul Mooney worked with household names without ever quite becoming one himself, but the mark he leaves on American culture is unmistakable.Continue Reading: The Godfather of Comedy
Posted 06/09/21 by Joyce S.
Struggling with anxiety or any type of mental illness is usually up there with resounding themes of Young Adult Fiction, including first love. That is because our teenage years are often very complicated, especially when mental health issues start to first arise. There are so many other factors that young adults face (besides growing up) that can push anyone over the edge.Continue Reading: YA Books Featuring Characters with Mental Illnesses
Posted 06/09/21 by April S
A diverse mix of nonfiction books (and audiobooks) that are incredibly interesting, compelling, thought-provoking and informative.Continue Reading: 30 Compelling Nonfiction Reads That Will Expand Your Mind
Posted 06/09/21 by Michelle T
Resources and ideas for having a great summer close to home.Continue Reading: The Great Outdoors
Posted 06/09/21 by Lauren D
We brought home a puppy during the pandemic and learned a few things along the way.Continue Reading: Training Your Pandemic Puppy
Posted 06/08/21 by April S
Romantic storylines paired with gorgeous locations.Continue Reading: Escape With These 21 Romance Novels Set in Beautiful Destinations
Posted 06/08/21 by Fact & Fiction
A variety of reading recommendations hand picked by the Fact & Fiction librarians.Continue Reading: Fact and Fiction Recommends Summer 2021
Posted 06/08/21 by Joyce S.
So you’ve finished binge watching Bridgerton? Now what? To satisfy your need for more romantic rom-com during Regency England, take a gander at these reads below. You may just find something to your satisfaction until the next season comes around.Continue Reading: Calling All Bridgerton Fans
Posted 06/08/21 by Angela B
Our vast resources include true stories of immigrants past and present and vital information and resources that Dreamers and new immigrants may need.Continue Reading: True Stories of Dreamers
Posted 06/07/21 by Mely Arribas-Douglas
Immigrant Heritage Month gives people across the United States an opportunity to annually explore our country's heritage and celebrate the shared diversity that forms the unique story of America. The letter below is a part of a series that brings to life stories from our immigrant, refugee, and diverse community members who call Toledo and Lucas County, home.Continue Reading: Immigrant Heritage Month Story: Terwase Ngur
Posted 06/07/21 by Peter W
A few favorite recent reads from Mobile Services.Continue Reading: Recs from the Road
Posted 06/04/21 by Adrienne A.
Teen Books are not just for teens. Check out some of these great picks that adults are sure to enjoy.Continue Reading: More Teen Books Adults Will Love
Posted 06/02/21 by Anne K
Check out the following list of unique book topics and you’ll never lack a conversation starter again.Continue Reading: You Read a Book About What?
Posted 06/02/21 by Ready to Read
Parents and caregivers, save the chores for later, you have important work to do by playing! This month, Ready to Read's blog is all about play and how doing just that will help your child build essential early literacy skills for future reading success!Continue Reading: Ready to Read Early Literacy Tip 5- Playing
Posted 05/28/21 by Eric P
The actor Charles Grodin left his mark on film, in books, and on late-night talk shows, but if all he'd ever done was irritate Robert DeNiro and romance Miss Piggy that would have been more than enough.Continue Reading: The Comedy Stylings of Charles Grodin
Posted 05/28/21 by Joyce S.
Are you a manga or anime enthusiast? We are, too! We are constantly looking for new (and awesome) titles to add to our collection. We are happy to share some of our favorites with you, including some light novels! For more suggestions, please feel free to contact your teen librarian at the Library!Continue Reading: To All the Otaku, with Love (May 2021)