We view the Library as a backbone institution in the culture of our community.

Marc Folk, The Arts Commission Executive Director

Black History Month

Beginning February 1, join us for a Black History Month Read-In, special programs, and activities for all ages.

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Go High Tech – At the Library!

Learn how to make technology work for you. Attend one of our FREE programs designed to help you master your new device, the cloud, and more!

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Doing Business with the Library

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library purchases goods and services for ongoing operations. It also employs general contractors to build and renovate its various facilities.

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Thousands of eBooks and audiobooks in dozens of topics: fiction, biography, comics and graphic novels, humor, mystery and suspense, science fiction, fantasy, and more.

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Learning Express Library

Online practice for ACT, SAT and GED tests as well as additional educational tools for learning technical software like the Adobe Suite.

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Find a stock or a fund to meet your needs, research current or prospective holdings, or see how your investments fit together.

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Tracy Chevalier To Visit

International bestselling author Tracy Chevalier is set to visit Toledo, Ohio on February 2nd.

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Give 3 Get 3

Get personal recommendations from our staff. We would love to suggest new authors/titles that you might like. Please give us a little information on what you’ve enjoyed recently and we will offer three personalized suggestions.

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Regency, paranormal, inspirational, fantasy - the genres of romance novels seem endless!

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Staff picks of the Week

What is the library staff most excited to get home and read? We recommend these latest releases!