Online Concert with Eric Litwin

Monday Jun. 1
at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

The original author of Pete the Cat, The Nuts and Groovy Joe, Eric Litwin is a song-singing, guitar-strumming, best-selling author who brings literacy and music together! It's all good!

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Online Fiction Book Group

Wednesday Jun. 3
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book group is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging online book discussion.

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Bright Star Theatre presents Aesop's Fables

Saturday Jun. 6
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

This delightful performance will entertain while sharing messages about treating others fairly and knowing right from wrong.

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Online Mystery Book Group

Monday Jun. 8
at 8:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book group is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging online book discussion.

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Teen Yoga

Tuesday Jun. 9
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Through a series of movements and postures, teens will learn to strengthen and stretch their bodies. Wear comfortable clothing to move freely, and find a quiet space to participate.

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Storytime Online: Feelings are Coming, Feelings are Coming

Saturday Jun. 13
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Been impatient for the library to re-open? Has this time been filled with lots of other emotions? The first storytime of Summer Read is all about our feelings. Put on your happy face and let's go!

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Practicing Peace in Inner Space!

Saturday Jun. 13
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Ms. Ash will lead us on a meditation adventure to find and practice peace in our inner space.

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Authors! ONLINE with Connie Schultz

Monday Jun. 15
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Join us from the safety and comfort of your home as we talk (via Zoom!) with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Connie Schultz.

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Online Nonfiction Book Group

Wednesday Jun. 17
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book group is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging online book discussion.

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Storytime Online: Monsters Don't Scare Me!

Saturday Jun. 20
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Attention all brave children, show those monsters that you're not scared! And maybe meet a friendly monster or two.

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Summer Sing Along with Kevin Devine

Saturday Jun. 20
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Gather up the whole family for a rollicking, participatory sing-along with children's entertainer and songwriter Kevin Devine!

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The Toledo War

Monday Jun. 22
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Did you know a war was fought over Toledo? Whether you cheer for Ohio State, Michigan or neither, the origin of this rivalry might surprise you. Learn the strange history of the Toledo War.

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Teen Belly Dancing

Thursday Jun. 25
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Belly dancing is truly a dance for everyone. It is a low-impact dance that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, shapes, and talents. Wear comfortable clothing that allows you to move freely.

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Storytime Online: Will You Be My Friend?

Saturday Jun. 27
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

What would happen if you were so small that no one noticed you? Maybe a friend could help. Find out how to make a friend today as we sing and dance and read and play.

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A Ticket to the Zoo

Saturday Jun. 27
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Do you miss visiting the Toledo Zoo? Take a fun and educational virtual field trip to the zoo!

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Online Fiction Book Group

Wednesday Jul. 1
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book group is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging online book discussion.

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Storytime Online: Super Heroes in Your Neighborhood

Saturday Jul. 4
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Firefighters, doctors, nurses, police officers, and others work every day to make us feel safe and take care of us. Let's celebrate our community super heroes!

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Storytime Online: Bugs and Slugs

Saturday Jul. 11
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

They're tiny, they're everywhere, and they're fascinating. These are the stories about little things that go buzz in the night. Bring your imagination and don't get too itchy.

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Zumba with Elaina Hernandez

Saturday Jul. 11
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Zumba offers fitness, fun and great music! Try the dance workout that incorporates different Latin and Hip-Hop styles. Taught by certified ZIN Instructor Elaina Hernandez.

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Online Mystery Book Group

Monday Jul. 13
at 8:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book group is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging online book discussion.

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Online Nonfiction Book Group

Wednesday Jul. 15
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book group is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging online book discussion.

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Storytime Online: Calling All Party Animals!

Saturday Jul. 18
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Get wild with the animals at our storytime party! Wear a lei or a colorful shirt and get ready to celebrate!

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Storytime Online: Once Upon a Time

Saturday Jul. 25
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Enchanted forests, princes and princesses, and happy ever afters. Fairy tales are the topic of today's storytime! Bring a hat, headband or your own crown!

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Didgeridoo Down Under

Saturday Jul. 25
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

See and hear a didgeridoo, a 1,500-year-old instrument native to Australia! This high-energy, Australia-themed show combines music, culture, puppetry, comedy and storytelling.

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Storytime Online: U Got the Book

Saturday Aug. 1
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Libraries know a thing or two about books. And books about books. And sometimes even books about books about books. Bring one of your favorite books to this virtual reading-stravaganza

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Beauty and the Beast with Stevens Puppets

Saturday Aug. 1
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Delighting audiences for more than 70 years, Stevens Puppets presents Beauty and the Beast! Humor, artistic staging and clever effects make this wooden marionette production truly memorable.

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Online Fiction Book Group

Wednesday Aug. 5
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book group is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging online book discussion.

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Storytime Online: Picnic Time for Teddy Bears

Saturday Aug. 8
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Gather up all the teddy bears or stuffed animal friends you can find for the best picnic of the Summer! Telling stories and singing and dancing bear-style are on the menu. Roar!

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Children's Theatre Workshop's Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs

Saturday Aug. 8
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Be a part of this enchanting play through Zoom Live! With only three actors to tell this story, children in the audience don't just watch, they participate!

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Online Mystery Book Group

Monday Aug. 10
at 8:00 p.m.

Location: Online Programs

Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book group is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging online book discussion.

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Storytime Online: Things That Go!

Saturday Aug. 15
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Let's explore things that go! Make sure to bring your favorite car, plane, truck, or whatever you have!

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An Irish Dance Experience

Saturday Aug. 15
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Learn about Irish history, music, dances, and dance costumes from instructor Molly Kujawa. You will also get a chance to learn simple solo dancing.

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Online Nonfiction Book Group

Wednesday Aug. 19
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book group is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging online book discussion.

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Storytime Online: Rhythm & Rhyme Storytime

Saturday Aug. 22
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Did you ever sing a book or clap a rhyme? Bring your rhythm makers to our storytime. Noise. Is. WELCOME!

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Yoga for Kids

Saturday Aug. 22
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Grab your yoga mat, blanket or towel for yoga with Ms. Rachna!

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Storytime Online: Caped Crusaders

Saturday Aug. 29
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Test your mind and your body in our online superhero training academy!

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Andrew Martin's Magic Class

Saturday Aug. 29
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Local magician Andrew Martin teaches families magic tricks they can perform at home using common household items.

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West Toledo Book Group

Thursday Sep. 3
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us the first Thursday each month for a lively and enlightening discussion. New members always welcome

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Blogging 101

Saturday Sep. 5
at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

Learn tips and trips from an experienced blogger.

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Book Explorers

Wednesday Sep. 9
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Maumee

Join us on the second Wednesday of the month for Maumee Branch Library's regular book discussion. The book topics vary but the conversation is always engaging.

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History Book Club

Wednesday Sep. 9
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Maumee

If you love history as much as you love reading, join our History Book Club, where lively discussion is never a thing of the past.

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Waterville Bookenders

Thursday Sep. 10
at 12:00 p.m.

Location: Waterville

Pack your lunch for a lively, lunchtime discussion of a specific title or a "book chat" on your recent favorites.

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Eleanor Kahle Book Club

Thursday Sep. 10
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us on the second Thursday of each month for a lively discussion of the book selection. Copies of each month's selection are available at the branch one month prior to the discussion.

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Teen Cafe

Monday Sep. 14
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Kent

Come to the Teen Café, a place to sit and chat with friends, play games or just chill with other teens.

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Bay Chapter Book Discussion

Tuesday Sep. 15
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

The Bay Chapter Book Discussion group meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month.  Copies of the next month's selection are available for check out at the Service Desk.

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West Toledo Science Fiction Book Club

Tuesday Sep. 15
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us on the third Tuesday of each month for a lively discussion. New members are always welcome.

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Maumee Community Garden Presents: Let's Make Salsa

Tuesday Sep. 15
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Maumee

This family program will highlight our garden's first harvest by mixing up some spicy and delicious salsa!

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The Under 200 Club

Monday Sep. 21
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

No theme, no registration – we’ll be reading light/heavy/fiction/non-fiction – anything (Under 200 Pages) goes! 3rd Monday of the Month, 7-8pm

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First Steps: Getting Ready for Grants

Thursday Sep. 24
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Locke

In this workshop we will examine what grants are and how they work.

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Holland Book Club

Thursday Sep. 24
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Holland

Join us for a lively and enlightening discussion. Copies of each month's book are available at the branch one month prior to the discussion. New members are always welcome!

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Talking Circle with Steinem Sisters Collection

Thursday Sep. 24
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

An informal discussion of a provocative topic related to feminism. All voices welcome. Contact Fact and Fiction for upcoming topics.

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West Toledo Book Group

Thursday Oct. 1
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us the first Thursday each month for a lively and enlightening discussion. New members always welcome

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Blogging 101

Saturday Oct. 3
at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

Learn tips and trips from an experienced blogger.

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Teen Cafe

Monday Oct. 5
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Kent

Come to the Teen Café, a place to sit and chat with friends, play games or just chill with other teens.

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Baseball Book Club

Monday Oct. 5
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Sanger

Join us at Sanger to talk about whether or not our book hits it out of the park! Call 419.259.5370 for title availability.

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Silent Witness Project Unveiling

Monday Oct. 5
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

This year commemorates 20 years of the Northwest Ohio Silent Witness Project. Join us for this special ceremony as we remember and name those community members lost to domestic violence.

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Waterville Bookenders

Thursday Oct. 8
at 12:00 p.m.

Location: Waterville

Pack your lunch for a lively, lunchtime discussion of a specific title or a "book chat" on some recent favorites.

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Eleanor Kahle Book Club

Thursday Oct. 8
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us on the second Thursday of each month for a lively discussion of the book selection. Copies of each month's selection are available at the branch one month prior to the discussion.

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Book Explorers

Wednesday Oct. 14
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Maumee

Join us on the second Wednesday of the month for Maumee Branch Library's regular book discussion. The book topics vary but the conversation is always engaging.

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The Under 200 Club

Monday Oct. 19
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

No theme, no registration – we’ll be reading light/heavy/fiction/non-fiction – anything (Under 200 Pages) goes! 3rd Monday of the Month, 7-8pm

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Bay Chapter Book Discussion

Tuesday Oct. 20
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

The Bay Chapter Book Discussion group meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month.  Copies of the next month's selection are available for check out at the Service Desk.

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West Toledo Science Fiction Book Club

Tuesday Oct. 20
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us on the third Tuesday of each month for a lively discussion. New members are always welcome.

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Holland Book Club

Thursday Oct. 22
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Holland

Join us for a lively and enlightening discussion. Copies of each month's book are available at the branch one month prior to the discussion. New members are always welcome!

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Domestic Violence Community Forum

Wednesday Oct. 28
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Main Library

Join us and other community leaders from Toledo and surrounding areas as we discuss the issues surrounding Domestic Violence in our communities.

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Talking Circle with Steinem Sisters Collection

Thursday Oct. 29
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

An informal discussion of a provocative topic related to feminism. All voices welcome. Contact Fact and Fiction for upcoming topics.

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Preschool Community Trick-or-Treat

Friday Oct. 30
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Holland

Put on your Halloween costume and follow the decorated path between the Holland Library and the Strawberry Acres Lodge where you'll gather treats, play games, make a craft and more!

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West Toledo Book Group

Thursday Nov. 5
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us the first Thursday each month for a lively and enlightening discussion. New members always welcome

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Teen Cafe

Monday Nov. 9
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Kent

Come to the Teen Café, a place to sit and chat with friends, play games or just chill with other teens.

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Book Explorers

Wednesday Nov. 11
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Maumee

Join us on the second Wednesday of the month for Maumee Branch Library's regular book discussion. The book topics vary but the conversation is always engaging.

Event Details for Book Explorers

History Book Club

Wednesday Nov. 11
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Maumee

If you love history as much as you love reading, join our History Book Club, where lively discussion is never a thing of the past.

Event Details for History Book Club

Waterville Bookenders

Thursday Nov. 12
at 12:00 p.m.

Location: Waterville

Pack your lunch for a lively, lunchtime discussion of a specific title or a "book chat" on some recent favorites.

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Eleanor Kahle Book Club

Thursday Nov. 12
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us on the second Thursday of each month for a lively discussion of the book selection. Copies of each month's selection are available at the branch one month prior to the discussion.

Event Details for Eleanor Kahle Book Club

The Under 200 Club

Monday Nov. 16
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

No theme, no registration – we’ll be reading light/heavy/fiction/non-fiction – anything (Under 200 Pages) goes! 3rd Monday of the Month, 7-8pm

Event Details for The Under 200 Club

Bay Chapter Book Discussion

Tuesday Nov. 17
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

The Bay Chapter Book Discussion group meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month.  Copies of the next month's selection are available for check out at the Service Desk.

Event Details for Bay Chapter Book Discussion

West Toledo Science Fiction Book Club

Tuesday Nov. 17
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us on the third Tuesday of each month for a lively discussion. New members are always welcome.

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Holland Book Club

Thursday Nov. 19
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Holland

Join us for a lively and enlightening discussion. Copies of each month's book are available at the branch one month prior to the discussion. New members are always welcome!

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Diving Deeper into Library Resources for Nonprofits

Thursday Nov. 19
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

Grant specialist, Zachary Huber, will provide an overview of the grants database Foundation Directory Online in addition to other library resources for nonprofit organizations.

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Talking Circle with Steinem Sisters Collection

Thursday Nov. 19
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

An informal discussion of a provocative topic related to feminism. All voices welcome. Contact Fact and Fiction for upcoming topics.

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Silver Cafe'

Friday Nov. 20
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Holland

This free program open to adults aged 55+ features a new topic, speaker, discussion or activity each week.

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West Toledo Book Group

Thursday Dec. 3
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us the first Thursday each month for a lively and enlightening discussion. New members always welcome

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Baseball Book Club - Tribute Wreath Event

Saturday Dec. 5
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Sanger

Join us at Sanger to talk about whether or not our book hits it out of the park! Call 419.259.5370 for title availability.

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Book Explorers

Wednesday Dec. 9
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Maumee

Join us on the second Wednesday of the month for Maumee Branch Library's regular book discussion. The book topics vary but the conversation is always engaging.

Event Details for Book Explorers

Waterville Bookenders

Thursday Dec. 10
at 12:00 p.m.

Location: Waterville

Pack your lunch for a lively, lunchtime discussion of a specific title or a "book chat" on some recent favorites.

Event Details for Waterville Bookenders

Eleanor Kahle Book Club

Thursday Dec. 10
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us on the second Thursday of each month for a lively discussion of the book selection. Copies of each month's selection are available at the branch one month prior to the discussion.

Event Details for Eleanor Kahle Book Club

Talking Circle with Steinem Sisters Collection

Thursday Dec. 17
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

An informal discussion of a provocative topic related to feminism. All voices welcome. Contact Fact and Fiction for upcoming topics.

Event Details for Talking Circle with Steinem Sisters Collection

The Under 200 Club

Monday Dec. 21
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

No theme, no registration – we’ll be reading light/heavy/fiction/non-fiction – anything (Under 200 Pages) goes! 3rd Monday of the Month, 7-8pm

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United Way 211

Tuesday Jan. 5
at 12:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

Meet with Resource Advisors, who are trained health and human service referral professionals, to help navigate available community resources.

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West Toledo Book Group

Thursday Jan. 7
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us the first Thursday each month for a lively and enlightening discussion. New members always welcome

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