Adults

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BOOK Groups and Clubs

Be a part of lively and enlightening book discussions hosted by 15 of our Library locations. New members are always welcome and it's free to join! We also offer a variety of themed book groups and clubs as well, including:

  • Books on Tap (three locations to choose from!)
  • Couponing Club
  • Euchre Club
  • Feminist Book Group
  • And many more!

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JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE

Books and resources to help you find your dream job! Our experts will also train you in how to set up email, update your resume and search for jobs online.

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Economic Success

Connect with our Business Department and find book lists and outside resources to help you start or grow a business, apply for grants and more.

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SPENDING SMARTER

Live better by spending smarter! We have books, programs and outside resources to make you a smarter saver, spender and investor.

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Featured Programs

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Authors!

Spring Programs

For more than 20 years, we've been bringing renowned authors to the Toledo area. Authors! has featured some of the world's most prolific writers, journalists and activists including Gloria Steinem, David McCullough, Neil Gaiman, Nicholas Sparks, Ray Bradbury, John Updike, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Sherman Alexie, Zadie Smith, Sue Grafton, Cokie Roberts, Sandra Cisneros, Jacques Pepin and many more!

Visit our Authors! page to view upcoming programs.

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Metroparks Programs

2019 Spring | Summer

This spring/summer, we're partnering with Metroparks Toledo to offer hands-on programs about birds, forest therapy and more. Join us for programs on:

  • Forest Therapy
  • Toledo Trivia
  • Ghost Town of Providence

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Advent Lutheran Servies

Friday Apr. 26
All Day

Location: Mobile Services

6735 West Sylvania Ave Toledo, Ohio 43617

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Lakes of Monclova

Friday Apr. 26
All Day

Location: Mobile Services

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Genacross

Friday Apr. 26
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Harbor House

Friday Apr. 26
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Location: Mobile Services

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Crossroads

Friday Apr. 26
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Heartland of Holly Glen

Friday Apr. 26
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Local History and Genealogy

Find resources and services offered through our Local History and Genealogy Department including digital collections and exhibits, obituaries, digitization services and our new community photo album.

During Main Library’s renovation, we're also offering the following ways for you to keep in touch with our Local History and Genealogy Department. To schedule an appointment, call 419.259.5233 in advance.

In-Person Research by Appointment
Monday, 11 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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Tech Help

Why pay for expensive computer classes when you can take them for free at the Library? Our computer and technology programs meet customers at whatever level of knowledge they are, from novices to seasoned users.

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EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Teacher resources, GED classes and more!

From teacher resources such as assignment alerts, book kits and educational databases, to GED and computer classes to college information, we offer a variety of educational resources for adults!

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How to get published

Looking to get your book published? We've stocked up on information and resources to help take you from writing, to editing, to publication. It can be a very tough process so we've identified quality sources to help you along the way.

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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Our community information page combines verified and quality groups, events, help organizations and local government and public services to help keep you connected.

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