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Celebrating African-American authors

Take a second— can you name five Black writers off the top of your head?  From W.E.B. Du Bois to bell hooks (pictured above), to James Baldwin, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, and contemporary writers like Akwaeke Emezi, Roxane Gay, Victor LaValle, Elizabeth Acevedo, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Terrance Hayes, the impact of African-American writers on

Enter the TMA archives

Discover books, materials and more that are not typically on view as Alison Huftalen, head librarian, and Julie McMaster, archivist, offer a first-hand glimpse into the collection, with a spotlight on materials that showcase the history of the TMA during Library & Archives Unshelved: Museum History. Visit the Art Reference Library, frequented by art historians,

Find your light

You don’t have to search for the light— author and spiritual leader John Davis argues that the light of the world is within you. Learn how to let your light shine so you can share it with the world when he visits the Unity of Toledo Spiritual Center to discuss his new book, Be the

Discuss Gary Chapman’s Book “5 Love Languages”

How do you express your love? Is it through action, touch, spending quality time together, giving gifts, or knowing how to say the right thing? Everyone communicates their feelings differently, and author Gary Chapman believes that understanding how you and your partner express love can benefit any relationship. Discuss Chapman’s book, 5 Love Languages, with

Pop-Up Books Exhibition at Maumee Valley Country Day School

See moveable books, poster books, and other rare varieties of books during the Pop-Up Books exhibition in the The Wolfe Gallery at Maumee Valley Country Day School. The collection is provided by Ron Euton, a former MVCDS faculty member, who has been a rare and unusual book hobbyist for nearly four decades. On view through

EcoLit Book Group Reads Terrell Dixon’s “City Wilds”

Nature extends beyond trees, wildlife, rivers, and forests. It also exists in the moss between cracks in concrete, animals finding meals in city dumpsters, and the flora in vacant parking lots. Discuss Terrell Dixon’s book, City Wilds: Essays and Stories about Urban Nature with Cheryl Lachowski, Senior Lecturer, BGSU English Dept. and Ohio Certified Volunteer