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Blog: Heather H

Five Books to Movies for Kids on hoopla

For those with children and tweens who prefer YouTube over books, choosing something for them to read that they can also watch, is a great way to encourage reading!

Get Personalized Reading Recommendations

Have you heard about the Toledo Library's Book Picks service? Get books picked just for you based on what you love, selected by expert librarians - never by robots.

2020 Pulitzer Prize Winners

If you love award-winning books, you'll definitely want to check out this year's Pulitzer Prize winners, several of which are available in eBook or audiobook on OverDrive.

Feed Your Harriet Need

Now that I’ve seen the biopic Harriet and have a taste for who this incredible woman was - I’ve begun searching for more information about her life, and wanted to share some recommended reading (and viewing).

Journey in His Shoes

Have you seen our #GetToKnowTLCPL social media campaign? In this blog, we're inviting you to get to know Library staffer James Dickerson and an upcoming exhibit he's a part of, March 15-17.

Get It, Before It Gets You!

Thirty-one years ago this month, Stephen King’s It made its way to library and bookstore shelves across the globe, and now it's back and on the big screen.

Want Free Stuff? Get The Card!

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. Let's take a look at all of the amazing things that come along with being a card holder!

Total (Solar) Eclipse of the Heart

We're about to witness history folks - by way of the Great American Eclipse! Mark your calendars for August 21, and join us for solar eclipse viewing safety workshops.

Walk. Listen. Win!

Love going on adventures, but also love curling up with a good book? Why not take the story with you by switching to an audiobook. We're partnering with the Toledo Metroparks on the Walking Audiobook Challenge.

Makerspace Your Holidays

Putting a unique touch on the holidays just got easier thanks to your Library! Here are a few quick ideas to inspire you using some of our Makerspace equipment and programs!

Pokemon Go? Yeah, We’ve Got ‘Em!

The struggle to catch ‘em all is real! The latest cultural phenomenon has made its ways to the Library, and we’re excited to offer up a number of PokeStops and Gyms as we share in this entertaining venture with you.

How the Library Helped Me Find My Family

For most of my life, I've know little about my "Grandma Bootsie," whom I lost too soon. I'd always wanted to learn more about this woman so many said I reminded them of, and her Irish family. The Library finally helped me find what I'd been searching for!

Alice and Mowgli Hit the Big Screen

From Alice to Mowgli to Snow White’s Evil Queen, this Spring the big screen will be filled with children’s book characters that are equally popular with adults. Get up-to-date on how they’re faring in their literary lives by checking them out in eBooks and comics on hoopla