Over the years, libraries have become second homes to me.

Doris Kearns Goodwin, Author

full steam ahead

Join us May 1 - 6 for a week of Make U and Make U Jr. programs including special events and demonstrations as we celebrate creativity. 


Authors! Authors!

Don't miss our final program for the spring season, best-selling author Ron Chernow!

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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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Instant access to magazines in your desktop or laptop browser. Want to read offline on your tablet or smartphone? No problem. iOS | Android

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Search by title – Bicycle Times, Men’s Fitness, and Cosmopolitan de Mexico –  or genre – automotive, crafts, entertainment, hobbies, sports, teen (Teen Vogue), travel, men, and women. The issues borrowed on Zinio never expire! iOS | Android

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Celebrate Earth Day: Raising Children to be Environmental Stewards

This Earth Day take the time to start a conversation about environmental stewardship. 

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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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Fitness, Nature, & Travel

Looking to get away? Explore local, national, or international destinations.

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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!