The Blog of Toledo Lucas County Public Library
Stories by Heather H
Posted 05/21/20 by Heather H
For those with children and tweens who prefer YouTube over books, choosing something for them to read that they can also watch, is a great way to encourage reading!Continue Reading: Five Books to Movies for Kids on hoopla
Posted 05/21/20 by Heather H
If you're like me and you love to read books that are being or have been turned into movies, hoopla Digital has a variety of titles to explore!Continue Reading: Five Books to Movies for Adults on hoopla
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 05/05/20 by Heather H
If you love award-winning books, you'll definitely want to check out this year's Pulitzer Prize winners, several of which are available in eBook or audiobook on OverDrive.Continue Reading: 2020 Pulitzer Prize Winners
Posted 04/24/20 by Heather H
Visit hoopla and settle in for a nostalgia-filled movie night that'll take you back in time. How very!Continue Reading: 20 Totally Tubular 80s and 90s Movies on hoopla
Posted 03/09/20 by Heather H
Now that I’ve seen the biopic Harriet and have a taste for who this incredible woman was - I’ve begun searching for more information about her life, and wanted to share some recommended reading (and viewing).Continue Reading: Feed Your Harriet Need
Posted 10/18/19 by Heather H
Take your love of books to the next level with a bookcation. I took one for Twilight and Twin Peaks and was not disappointed!Continue Reading: I Took a Bookcation and You Should Too
Posted 04/16/19 by Heather H
Día, also known as El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), is a nationally recognized initiative emphasizing the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds.Continue Reading: Celebrate Día Children’s Day by Reading Diverse Books
Posted 04/12/18 by Heather H
With recent news heavily focused on Facebook and user data, we decided to weigh in on the subject by shedding a little light into the world of social media privacy.Continue Reading: Let's Talk About Facebook and Social Media Privacy
Posted 03/14/18 by Heather H
Have you seen our #GetToKnowTLCPL social media campaign? In this blog, we're inviting you to get to know Library staffer James Dickerson and an upcoming exhibit he's a part of, March 15-17.Continue Reading: Journey in His Shoes
Posted 10/05/17 by Heather H
Love to be spooked? Here's a list of Midwest locations to visit this October (and some book recommendations as well)!Continue Reading: Haunted Midwest Travel for Those Who Dare!
Posted 09/13/17 by Heather H
Launched in 2009, Welcoming Week is a national initiative aimed at bringing citizens closer together.Continue Reading: Welcoming Week: What It Is, Why It's Important
Posted 09/08/17 by Heather H
Thirty-one years ago this month, Stephen King’s It made its way to library and bookstore shelves across the globe, and now it's back and on the big screen.Continue Reading: Get It, Before It Gets You!
Posted 09/01/17 by Heather H
September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. Let's take a look at all of the amazing things that come along with being a card holder!Continue Reading: Want Free Stuff? Get The Card!
Posted 07/18/17 by Heather H
We're about to witness history folks - by way of the Great American Eclipse! Mark your calendars for August 21, and join us for solar eclipse viewing safety workshops.Continue Reading: Total (Solar) Eclipse of the Heart
Posted 07/08/17 by Heather H
Love going on adventures, but also love curling up with a good book? Why not take the story with you by switching to an audiobook. We're partnering with the Toledo Metroparks on the Walking Audiobook Challenge.Continue Reading: Walk. Listen. Win!
Posted 06/18/17 by Heather H
Happy Father’s Day to all of the amazing dads in our world! Just as in real life, there are impeccable dads in fiction too. Here are my favorite father figures in books, tv, and movies.Continue Reading: Happy Father’s Day to Real-Life & Fictional Dads!
Posted 05/23/17 by Heather H
We're talking genealogical research and family trees in this edition of "At the Library!"Continue Reading: A Tree for You, A Tree for Me - At the Library!
Posted 05/04/17 by Heather H
In honor of Star Wars Day / May the 4th, let’s take a look at four reasons why libraries might love Star Wars.Continue Reading: May the 4th (Always) Be With You!
Posted 11/22/16 by Heather H
Putting a unique touch on the holidays just got easier thanks to your Library! Here are a few quick ideas to inspire you using some of our Makerspace equipment and programs!Continue Reading: Makerspace Your Holidays
Posted 07/15/16 by Heather H
The struggle to catch ‘em all is real! The latest cultural phenomenon has made its ways to the Library, and we’re excited to offer up a number of PokeStops and Gyms as we share in this entertaining venture with you.Continue Reading: Pokemon Go? Yeah, We've Got 'Em!
Posted 06/14/16 by Heather H
For most of my life, I've know little about my "Grandma Bootsie," whom I lost too soon. I'd always wanted to learn more about this woman so many said I reminded them of, and her Irish family. The Library finally helped me find what I'd been searching for!Continue Reading: How the Library Helped Me Find My Family
Posted 03/17/16 by Heather H
From Alice to Mowgli to Snow White’s Evil Queen, this Spring the big screen will be filled with children’s book characters that are equally popular with adults. Get up-to-date on how they’re faring in their literary lives by checking them out in eBooks and comics on hooplaContinue Reading: Alice and Mowgli Hit the Big Screen