5 Ways to Get to Know Poet Charles Simic
The poet Charles Simic achieved nearly every distinction an American poet can hope for. It's not too late to find out why.
10 Books to Read When Visiting the Library’s 45,000 Quilt Exhibit
The 45,000 Quilt is a work of art which brings together the vision of 60 immigrant justice activists and artists from 12 states and Oaxaca, Mexico.
Welcome TLC is now Housed at the Library
The Welcome TLC initiative works to build a more welcoming and inclusive community for immigrants, refugees, and people of diverse cultures that supports a vibrant civic, economic, and social fabric for all. See how Welcome TLC’s mission fits in with the Library’s institutional values, by reading about the initiative’s origins and transition to the Library.
Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month with Welcome TLC
Since 2016, Welcome Toledo-Lucas County (TLC) has annually celebrated Immigrant Heritage Month, held in June and organized by national partner, Forward.us to give people across the United States an opportunity to explore their own heritage and celebrate the shared diversity of America. Join us in a virtual book discussion, hear from immigrant story tellers and see how our community has celebrated.
Historical Fiction Reads for Fourth and Fifth Graders
Travel back in time with these great historical fiction books.
The Immigrant and Refugee Experience in America
A selection of books and resources exploring the immigrant and refugee experience in America.
Immigrant Stories through the Art of Aman Mojadidi’s Once Upon a Place
Visit Main Library, Promenade Park or The University of Toledo starting September 15, 2017 to check out a unique phone booth exhibit.
Welcoming Week: What It Is, Why It’s Important
Launched in 2009, Welcoming Week is a national initiative aimed at bringing citizens closer together.
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