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Blog Category: Fiction
Posted 05/01/21 by Abby B
Discover the many types of mother-daughter relationships in this booklist.Continue Reading: Mothers & Daughters Booklist
Posted 05/01/21 by Joyce S.
To continue honoring Asian American and Pacific American Heritage Month (and beyond, we’ve compiled a short list of novels for our young adult and older audience by Asian and Asian American voices, available to you at your local library! Simply click the available links below to place a hold! Thank you for your continued support.Continue Reading: More YA Novels to Celebrate AAPI Month (May 2021)
Posted 04/30/21 by Melanie K.
Cinco de Mayo celebrates the victory of Mexico in a battle with France. People of Mexico and in the United States celebrate with fiestas, food, and crafts. Learn more about it in these books and other resources.Continue Reading: Cinco de Mayo resources for Preschool/ Kindergarten; Early Elementary (1-3)
Posted 04/30/21 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 - April 2021
Posted 04/29/21 by Alyssa S
Interactive picture books that are sure to get kids moving and engaged.Continue Reading: Interactive Picture Books for Preschool/ Kindergarten
Posted 04/29/21 by Juliette H
If I were to choose one word to describe any of these beautifully illustrated books… I wouldn’t! If you’re new to the world of wordless picture books, borrow one of these titles for yourself and see what I mean.Continue Reading: Wordless Picture Books
Posted 04/28/21 by Jozlyn H
A list of just a few favorite LGBTQIA+ teen fiction books.Continue Reading: LGBTQIA+ Books for Teens
Posted 04/28/21 by Morgan R
Have you ever heard that April showers bring May flowers? Rain is important to help everything grow.Continue Reading: eBooks About Rain for Little Learners (Preschool, Kindergarten, and Grades 1-3)
Posted 04/27/21 by Joyce S.
Is your preschool or kindergarten-aged child looking for something new to read? Check out this curated list of best books for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners for your little one to enjoy!Continue Reading: Best Books for Preschool and Kindergarten
Posted 04/27/21 by Jozlyn H
A list of 9 World War Two fiction titles appropriate for Upper Elementary and Middle School audiences.Continue Reading: WW2 Fiction resources for Upper Elementary (4-5); Middle School (6-8)
Posted 04/26/21 by Jozlyn H
Five grand women and epic books to go along with them.Continue Reading: Historic Heroines: Renaissance Queens
Posted 04/23/21 by Maria RT
A book series motivates children to continue reading to see what happens next. This selection highlights the first book in these popular children’s series.Continue Reading: Best Series Books for Grades 4-5
Posted 04/22/21 by Joyce S.
Great (and short) reads for grades 4-5!Continue Reading: Short Books for Grades 4-5
Posted 04/21/21 by Library News
The list below is a great starting point to learn more about the Asian and Pacific Islander experience for the teen audience.Continue Reading: Learn About the Asian and Pacific Islander Experience - Teen Reading List
Posted 04/21/21 by Joyce S.
Do you need a good Science Fiction title to read? Check out these recommendations curated from the youth librarians at Toledo Lucas County Public Library for upper elementary students, grades 4-5!Continue Reading: Science Fiction resources for Upper Elementary (4-5)
Posted 04/20/21 by Lauren H
More twisty than chilling, these mysteries will keep middle grade readers guessing until the last page!Continue Reading: Mystery Resources for 4-8 Graders
Posted 04/19/21 by Laura O
Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic calendar and is a holy month celebrated by Muslims around the world. Ramadan is observed as a reflecting time of worship, helping other, and spending time with loved ones.Continue Reading: Learn More About Celebrating Ramadan
Posted 04/16/21 by Library News
Through this variety of stories, many walks of life and experiences are represented, and all highlight the cultural diversity amongst Asian and Pacific Islander authors.Continue Reading: Learn about the Asian and Pacific Islander Experience - Adult Reading List
Posted 04/15/21 by Jozlyn H
Behold, the perfect list for your fairy tale loving heart. Fairy tale stories and retellings for adult readers.Continue Reading: Fairy Tales for Adults
Posted 04/14/21 by Joyce S.
Check out what your children's and teen librarians have been reading!Continue Reading: Children's Library & Teen Recommends - Spring 2021
Posted 04/12/21 by Ann H
Earth Day a day to remind us to take care of our world. We reflect on our planet, our environment, and learn what we can do to help keep the Earth healthy.Continue Reading: Earth Day Resources for Preschool-Grade 3
Posted 04/09/21 by Sam P.
No offense to our favorite caped crusaders, but comics and graphic novels can be about a lot more than the classic superhero tale.Continue Reading: Graphic Novels That Aren't About Superheroes
Posted 04/09/21 by Megan M
If you want amateur detectives and thrills, grab one of these novels that you won’t want to put down.Continue Reading: Mysteries for High School Readers
Posted 04/08/21 by Abby B
Since its start in 2007, The Ohioana Book Festival provides readers opportunities to connect with Ohio writers. Check out this list of adult titles from the 2021 festival!Continue Reading: Ohioana Book Festival Books for Adults
Posted 04/07/21 by Eric P
Beverly Cleary influenced generations of readers -- and writers -- with her groundbreaking notion that kids wanted to read about ordinary kids.Continue Reading: Beverly Cleary, Age 104