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Marcy Kaptur, U.S. Representative for Ohio's 9th Congressional District

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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An outdoor tradition begins -cruise on over to the Main Library on your lunch break to enjoy fresh air, green grass, and live music!


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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Exclusive audiobooks from Recorded Books including biography, fantasy, history, mystery, politics and current events, romance, self-help, suspense, and western. iOS | Android

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Created for students in grades 3-5, TrueFLIX focuses on 19 science and social studies topics such as the solar system, earth science, the human body, US government, continents, and biographies. 

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Total (Solar) Eclipse of the Heart

We're about to witness history folks - by way of the Great American Eclipse! Mark your calendars for August 21, and join us for solar eclipse viewing safety workshops. 

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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!