Toledo Public Library. One of the best libraries I've been to ever.

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pre-register for the summer reading challenge

Sign up today for this year's fun and prize-filled Summer Reading Challenge! All ages.

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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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Natural Medicine

Information on complementary and alternative and integrative therapies like acupuncture, chiropractic, therapeutic touch, and dietary supplements.

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America's GenealogyBank

Quickly find your ancestors in over 300 years of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and government reports including The Social Security Death Index. Search over 1,000 different newspapers.

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Eat Your Way Through All 20 Locations

Have you ever visited a Toledo library and wondered where to go for a bite to eat? Well, look no further! 

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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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Cooking, Home, & Garden

You have 30 minutes to make a crockpot meal, fix the faucet, and plant some herbs. GO!

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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!