When I was eight I wrote an essay about the library - about how it's a friend.

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100 years of service: Locke Branch Library

Join us as we recognize 100 years of Library service to the Locke neighborhood!

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Authors! Authors!

Wil Haygood is the Pulitzer Prize nominated journalist and award-winning, Ohio-native author of The Butler: A Witness to History (which became the basis for the award-winning film).

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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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Thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, music, and movies are instantly available on mobile devices, laptops, or pc. Parents can sign in and turn on Kids Mode in preferences. iOS | Android

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Alt Health Watch

Offers information about Alternative Health issues, including complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness as well as evolving practices of holistic medicine and therapies.

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Stranger Reads: 14 Teen Titles for Fans of Stranger Things

The hit science fiction/horror series Stranger Things will soon be back for season 2 on Netflix. 

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New for Movies

From blockbusters to documentaries to independent films, here are the latest and greatest movie releases!

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Mystery and Thrillers

In the mood for a whodunit? The Library has you covered just in time for Halloween.

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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!