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Blog Category: Science Fiction and Fantasy
Posted 03/05/21 by Jozlyn H
In conjunction with Women’s History Month and her birthday, let us celebrate this author who is making women’s history as we speak… or read!Continue Reading: Happy Birthday Sarah J Maas!
Posted 03/02/21 by Heather W
Take a trip into the future with these Sci-Fi reads for Grades 6-8.Continue Reading: Science Fiction for Middle School Readers
Posted 03/02/21 by Juliette H
Here's a list of fiction books that are just a little out there, and under 200 pages long.Continue Reading: Novel Novellas
Posted 02/26/21 by Juliette H
For readers looking for a little escapism, here are some awesome fantasy and adventure comics.Continue Reading: Fantasy and Adventure Comics for Kids
Posted 02/12/21 by Brittany G
You want to "read harder" this year? We have suggestions!Continue Reading: Helping You Meet Those Reading Goals
Posted 02/09/21 by Carlye S.
Books about dragons, magic and adventure for beginning readers.Continue Reading: Fantasy Books for Grades 1-3
Posted 02/09/21 by Jozlyn H
Our favorite series in many forms can be found in this list for Middle Schoolers.Continue Reading: Best Series Books for Middle School Readers
Posted 02/08/21 by Jozlyn H
Magic, mischief, and mayhem! Find fantastical elements in these books for middle school readers.Continue Reading: Fantasy Books for Grades 4-5
Posted 02/08/21 by Lauren H
Adventure awaits in this list of fantasy books for high school readers.Continue Reading: Fantasy Books for High School Readers
Posted 01/27/21 by Carrie Kondalski
Whilst nothing can fully live up to one of the best epic fantasy series ever, give one (or all) of these a try. You might just find more books to love!Continue Reading: If you like Game of Thrones, you might like...
Need some comic books and graphic novels to read during Black History Month? The library has you covered.
Posted 01/19/21 by Eric S
During Black History Months, we are reminded of the countless ways African Americans have contributed to visual arts, music, film, and fashion, among other creative endeavors. Like jazz, comic books are a truly American artform whose influence showcases the talent of countless Black creators. While comics have had a frustrating history with diversity and representation, the number of Black authors, illustrators, inkers, letterers, and colorists who have contributed to the medium is extensive and ever-increasing. By no means an exhaustive list, hopefully these books provide a starting point for those hoping to delve into the diverse world of comics created by African Americans.Continue Reading: Need some comic books and graphic novels to read during Black History Month? The library has you covered.
Posted 12/31/20 by Brittany G
Contemporary science fiction recommendations for fans of a founder of the genre.Continue Reading: Happy Birthday, Isaac Asimov!
Posted 12/22/20 by Fact & Fiction
Reading recommendations from the Fact and Fiction department Librarians at Main Library.Continue Reading: Fact and Fiction Recommends Winter 2021
Posted 12/16/20 by Jozlyn H
If you liked any of these five fantasy books, you may like these other titles, too!Continue Reading: If You Like Fantasy
Posted 12/14/20 by Jozlyn H
Librarians love a good series. Your high school students should too. We recommend these.Continue Reading: Series Books for High School Readers
Posted 05/19/20 by Heather H
We asked our social media followers to share the books that they love to read and now we want to share those with you!Continue Reading: Book Recommendations by Readers for Readers
Posted 05/07/20 by Heather H
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.Continue Reading: Get Personalized Reading Recommendations
Posted 01/24/20 by Library News
Customers are now able to pick up Library materials 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at certain locations!Continue Reading: Check Us Out 24/7
Posted 10/03/19 by Faith S
Utopias are interesting to imagine, but are they really perfect?Continue Reading: Roadtown: Utopian Future?
Posted 08/28/19 by April S
Stories exploring dark social and political themes in futuristic settings.Continue Reading: 12 Arresting Dystopian Novels for Adults
Posted 08/26/19 by Morgan B
Believe it or not, several podcasters have come out with books. That's right--you can read your podcast.Continue Reading: 8 Books Written by Podcasters
Posted 08/06/19 by Megan M
A variety of imaginative sci-fi and fantasy books for children.Continue Reading: 10 Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Books for Kids
Posted 07/29/19 by Megan M
A variety of sci-fi and fantasy novels for young adults.Continue Reading: 10 Must Read Science Fiction And Fantasy Books For Teens
Posted 07/15/19 by April S
A selection of lyrical and lovely reading recommendations.Continue Reading: 12 Incredibly Lovely Reads
Posted 06/25/19 by April S
The inside scoop on how librarians find good books to read.Continue Reading: How Librarians Find Good Books to Read