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Military cards

The library introduces a fine-free card to honor veterans and active duty personnel in the United States Armed Forces.

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Holiday Happenings

We have everything you need to make your holidays happy - concerts, events, gadget buying guides, and branch programs for the entire family!

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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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Overdrive

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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Zinio

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 and Android apps available.

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CultureGrams

CultureGrams provides reports with facts and one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people including special editions for US States, Canadian provinces, world, and kids.

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Blog

Our diverse and uniquely positioned staff reach out weekly highlighting events, materials, and Toledo culture.

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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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Read, Watch, Listen

If you are looking for great new material, our Librarians are here to recommend content for you under the category of Read, Watch, Listen which covers everything from the latest James Patterson novel to an obscure Indie Film.

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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!