Books & Media
Looking for a great book or movie? Browse our genre specific reading lists & access our eMedia channels. Submit your writing as a local author.
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Read, Watch, Listen
If you are looking for new material, our Librarians have created lists covering everything from the latest James Patterson novel to an obscure Indie Film.Get Recommendations
Search the Catalog
Were you expecting to search for books directly on this page? Sorry about that! The catalog and search can be accessed in the navigation at the top of the screen.Search the Catalog
Materials on the Go
Picking up books & movies at your Library has never been easier! Use our smart lockers to pick up books and materials you’ve placed on hold any time day or night. We currently have 24/7 Lobbies at:
Outside of books and movies, we offer a variety of other materials that you can borrow such as GoPro Cameras, telescopes and our newest addition - GoChip Beams, which give customers who don't have WiFi the ability to stream movies or a TV series from their device.LEARN MORE
Our Book Kits are perfect when multiple copies of a title are needed for a book club or classroom. We also have the resources to engage and educate the children you care for. Introducing custom child care kits with material designed for all ages…with free delivery!
Local Author Submission
We are pleased to have the works of many local authors, artists, and creators on our shelves, and wish to recognize local creative efforts by including them in our collection when possible. Materials must meet the Library’s Selection Criteria Policy.
Please review our submission guidelines and accompanying form.
All questions regarding book submissions should be directed to: Kristie Lanzotti, 419.259.5282
Suggestion for Purchase
As a library card holder, we welcome your suggestions regarding items you would like to see included in the Toledo Lucas County Public Library's collection. Due to the large volume of requests we receive, we ask that you please limit your suggestions to 3 per week.
The Library welcomes suggestions regarding items to be included in the collection. Please use our online form to make your request for materials the library does not own.Submit a Suggestion
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.Get personal recommendations