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Stories by Maddison S
Posted 03/05/21 by Maddison S
Among the hundreds-of-thousands of women that acted in the military during World War II, our very own Toledo had veterans of its own. Read further to learn about five local women who made a difference in the war effort.Continue Reading: Locals Who Served: Five Unique Stories of Toledo Women Who Served in WWII
Posted 02/18/21 by Maddison S
Whether you have a new creative piece you've been working on or you have been itching for the inspiration to begin writing, our upcoming writing workshops may be the place for you.Continue Reading: Creative Writing Workshops Return!
Posted 11/05/20 by Maddison S
The Girls' Activity Friendship Society, a club created by fourteen young girls from Glenwood School in 1943, is not only emblematic of the perseverance by all during the wartime effort, but it also can serve as inspiration to help the Toledo community during current and future hard times. Read more to learn about the GAFS as well as reading suggestions and local volunteer opportunities.Continue Reading: Volunteering for All Ages: How 14 Toledo Girls Found a Way to Help Do Their Part During WWII
Posted 10/26/20 by Maddison S
November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and the Library’s writing workshops will be participating to help you reach your goals. Read further for more information about the month-long challenge, the workshops and the Library’s accessible resources for writers.Continue Reading: NaNoWriMo Writing Workshops at TLCPL!
Posted 10/22/20 by Maddison S
With thousands of men enlisted into the war effort, contributions by women were tested. See how American government propaganda not only encouraged women to support the war effort but also reminded women – and the entire country – of their value in dire times.Continue Reading: WWII Propaganda: How Images of Women Made the Difference
Posted 09/03/20 by Maddison S
Want to share a piece of your most recent poetry or prose as well as hone your skills as a writer? Registering for one of our weekly writing workshops may be the plan for you.Continue Reading: Writing Workshops Return!