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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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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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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Listen or read along at your own pace – story books, graphic novels, videos, non-fiction, puzzles and games for almost every book, and more. Listen to stories in French, Spanish, and other world languages.

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Digital Literacy at the Library

Digital literacy is learning how to use technology and devices in everyday life. The Library is here to help! Find out how.

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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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Read Watch Listen

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!