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Blog: personal narratives

Equal Pay Day: An Intersectional Approach

Equal Pay Day is the symbolic marker of how long it takes for women to earn as much as men did the preceding year. Continue reading to learn more about this incredibly important issue that should concern everyone in our modern society.

The Human-Nature Connection

The Library and Metroparks are great community resources that enrich the quality of life in the communities in which they serve.

A Year Of …

How much can one person accomplish in the span of a year - continue reading to find out.

Memoir Writing Resources

Everyone has a story to tell. If you would like to tell your story, we have memoir writing resources to help.

November Thankful Reads

Whether or not one chooses to gorge on Thanksgiving, fall is a fantastic time to reflect upon the importance of gratitude in our lives.

National Day of Listening

The National Day of Listening is an opportunity to sit down to have a face to face conversation - and really listen.

Obsessed with Living in a Dream

As I first started reading Patti Smith’s work, M Train, I was torn. Torn because I loved to get lost in her world, and also upset because she had the luxury of being lost in it on a daily basis, and well, I didn’t.