The Glass City, On Paper: 10 Books On Toledo History

Since Toledo was founded in 1837, a lot has changed. Bibliophiles, history-buffs, and Toledoans beaming with Glass City pride will love these books on local history. The Toledo War: The First Michigan-Ohio Rivalry Don Faber (2008) Our rivalry with the Mitten State began long before the football field contests between the Ohio State University and

Happy Holiday Book Flood Sale

Whether you need a last-minute gift or want to stock up on books for yourself, the Friends of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library’s Happy Holiday Book Flood Sale will help stock your shelves.

Girlfriending book release party at Gathering Volumes

No one said love was easy— and more often than not, it is anything but. Just ask local author and retired educator Christopher Werkman, who examines the highs and lows of the mysterious force called “love” in his new book Girlfriending: A Collection of Stories. Werkman, whose work has appeared in literary magazines across the

W. Kamau Bell at the Stranahan Theater

W. Kamau Bell just may be one of the coolest people alive today. Not only is this Emmy-winning host of CNN’s The United Shades of America one of the world’s most incisive social critics, but he’s also a right funny fellow and the author of the bestselling The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales

The Frogtown Storytelling Guild celebrates the 17th annual Tellabration!

The popularity of audiobooks confirms a childhood creature comfort— listening to a story is a magical experience. The Frogtown Storytelling Guild will celebrate the 17th annual Tellabration! concert, featuring guest speaker Larry Castleberry. A Japanese martial art instructor of Aikido, the Detroit-based storyteller, freelance voice actor and narrator weaves together martial arts lessons of discipline,