All locations will be closed on Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.

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All locations will be closed on Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.

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DOG LICENSES NOW AVAILABLE AT THE LIBRARY!

We're going to the dogs! Beginning Dec. 1, stop into any of our 20 locations and purchase or renew your Lucas County dog license. 

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HOLIDAY PROGRAMS FOR EVERYONE

Spend your holidays with us! With 20 locations and numerous free programs for all ages, there's no better place to spend this time of year than at your Library. 

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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

Name a book in someone’s honor, snag a great gift from our Classic’s Gift Shop, or make something personalized using our many resources. We have gift ideas for even the most difficult to shop for this holiday season! 

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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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Religion and Philosophy Collection

Provides articles on theology and philosophical studies, covering topics in world religions, denominations, biblical studies, history, and political.

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Mango Languages

Learn a language through self-paced lessons that cover vocabulary, phrases, and grammar. Learn English as a second language for Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese, and more! iOS App Store | Android Google Play Store

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Making Memories That Last: Low Cost Gift Giving with the Library

Looking for a low cost, yet heartfelt gift for that someone special? Look no further than your Toledo Lucas County Public Library. 

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Get a Library Card

Don’t have a Toledo Lucas County Public Library card yet? Get our eCard and have nearly instant access to our Research Tools and eMedia, including streaming movies, music, eBooks, and more! All Ohio residents qualify for our library card.

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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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Staff picks of the Week

What is the library staff most excited to get home and read? We recommend these latest releases!