The Library gives nearly $4 value per tax dollar.


Clyde Scoles, Library Director

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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BROWN BAG CONCERT SERIES

An outdoor tradition begins -cruise on over to the Main Library on your lunch break to enjoy fresh air, green grass, and live music!

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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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RBDigital/audiobooks

Exclusive audiobooks from Recorded Books including biography, fantasy, history, mystery, politics and current events, romance, self-help, suspense, and western. iOS | Android

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TrueFlix

Created for students in grades 3-5, TrueFLIX focuses on 19 science and social studies topics such as the solar system, earth science, the human body, US government, continents, and biographies. 

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Poetry Speaks Fall 2017

Poetry Speaks returns this August with a fantastic line-up featuring Ohioana Book Award Finalist and Toledo Native James J. Siegel with Jim Ferris, Cathryn Essinger, Jonie McIntire and Myrna Stone.

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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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Fitness, Nature, & Travel

Looking to get away? Explore local, national, or international destinations.

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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!