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Toledo Public Library News

June 6, 2019
Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

School is out and summer time brings many fun and educational events to the Toledo Public Library. Our programs will include Story Time with Mary, A Universe of Stories - the summer reading program with Sheri and , Art Lab, Bake Lab and Nature Lab with Jenny. There will be a Summer Saving's Lab hosted by the State Bank of Toledo volunteers and a Red Cross Pillowcase Project taking place later in August.

Check The Chronicle or the library website or Facebook page to see what is happening at your community library this summer.

Summer is a perfect time to get signed up for a library card for yourself and your family. Bring a current ID to get your card. Once you have a library card, you may check out all items from our collection; books, magazines, audio books, nature backpacks and DVDs. The library provides a current collection. Stop in this summer!! We will be happy to see you.

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These Art Lab students had fun making “sunshine flyers.” Art Lab for the school year ended May 29, and now continues through June. Summer Art Lab Registration is required for kids grades 1st through 5th. Pictured are: Megan Victoreen, Marie Grismer, Melody Victoreen, Jude Grismer, Gabe Grismer and Juliana Victoreen.
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New to the Library-

Book Page is new to the library. This is a monthly publication that features new books as well as author interviews and more! Book Page is funded by the Toledo Public Library and the State of Iowa Enrich Iowa funding. Pick one up next time you are visiting the library.

Brainfuse, Job Now & Vet Now resource is new to the library. This reference database is complete with job tools, VA support tools, resume templates, college skills pre-tests, U.S. Citizenship tests, live coaching and so much more. It is available in English, Spanish and French languages. Log onto the library website and click onto Brainfuse to see all this resource has to offer. Contact the library staff for assistance.

The library has new Tama County maps available and Iowa maps are also available at the library.

The library also has available Ancestry Library Edition to use free of charge while in the library. This resource is funded by the Toledo Library Foundation. Begin your family search today.

New movies to the summer shelves are: Sweet Home Alabama, Captain America-Civil War, Black Panther, Antman, Antman and the Wasp, Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase, A Dog's Way Home, The Kid Who Would be King, Tomb Raider

New Music for the summer is: Rob Thomas Chip Tooth Smile, George Strait Honkey Tonk Time Machine, Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. #1 & 2, Sara Bareilles Amidst the Chaos, Trisha Yearwood Let's Be Frank, Maren Morris Girl, Locash Brothers

New fiction- Queen Bee by Dorothea Benton Frank, The Friends We Keep by Jane Green, Hot Shot by Fern Michaels,Skin Game by Stuart Woods, Unsolved by James Patterson, Whiskers in the Dark by Rita Mae Brown

My Life as a Rat by Joyce Carol Oates, A Plain Vanilla Murder by Susan Wittig Albert, The First Mistake by Sandie Jones, Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner, Summer of '69 by Elin Hilderbrand, Summer of Sunshine and Margo by Susan Mallory, Aunt Dimity and the Heart of Gold by Nancy Atherton, The Oracle by Clive Cussler, Tom Clancy's Enemy Contact by Mike Madden

New Non-Fiction- Dr. Joseph Mercola, Ketofast; Oprah Winfrey, The Path Made Clear; Gary Sinise, Grateful American; Ramin Setoodeh, Ladies Who Punch; Susan Page, The Matriarch-Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty; Janice Dean, Mostly Sunny-How I Learned to Keep Smiling through the Rainest Days.



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