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All locations will be closed on Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.

Libraries are, quite simply, the embodiment of democracy.


Keith Michael Fiels, American Library Association Executive Director

pre-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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Authors! Authors!

Don't miss our final program for the spring season, best-selling author Ron Chernow!

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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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Natural Medicine

Information on complementary and alternative and integrative therapies like acupuncture, chiropractic, therapeutic touch, and dietary supplements.

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America's GenealogyBank

Quickly find your ancestors in over 300 years of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and government reports including The Social Security Death Index. Search over 1,000 different newspapers.

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Mozilla Web Literacy

Did you know the Library has received two $10,000 grants for training staff on Web Literacy? 

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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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Cooking, Home, & Garden

You have 30 minutes to make a crockpot meal, fix the faucet, and plant some herbs. GO!

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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!