We view the Library as a backbone institution in the culture of our community.


Marc Folk, The Arts Commission Executive Director

Black History Month

Beginning February 1, join us for a Black History Month Read-In, special programs, and activities for all ages.

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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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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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African American Periodicals

Explore crucial facets of the African American experience through more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals. Rare titles—many short-lived and not collected by most libraries—brim with surprises and untold stories.

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TumbleBooks

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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Staying Fit in February and Beyond

Mixing Up Your Fitness Routine with Help from CHAARG! 

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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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eBooks & Audiobooks

Grab a few of the latest digital files to keep you entertained while you are on the 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!