The library has helped me learn about the enormous diversity of our planet.

Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Basketball legend, Actor, and Author

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Our March 29 lecture featuring Anita Hill is SOLD OUT. Don’t miss U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera in April.

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Tax Info: Need Help with Your Taxes?

Check out our guide to trustworthy resources for filing your taxes, and take the stress out of the season. 

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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 | Androi

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Consumer Health Complete

Provides full text for hundreds of health reference books and encyclopedias, thousands of evidence-based, health reports, and health pamphlets covers all key areas of health and wellness.

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Toledo Jewish News is Now Online!

Learn more about Jewish history in the Toledo area by exploring our newly updated Digital Collections of Northwest Ohio, which now includes the Toledo Jewish News.

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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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Take a look at the top new picture books, fiction and non-fiction titles for children.

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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!