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.
The Library offers eMedia, like Overdrive, to stream and download as eBooks, eAudiobooks, Music, and Videos / Movies. Looking for eMagazines (digital magazines)? You can use Zinio and Flipster to read them online or download them offline. Looking for Apps? We've compiled all of our services that have apps to take eMedia along with you.
Read, Watch, Listen
If you are looking for great new material, our Librarians are here to recommend content for you under the category of Read, Watch, Listen which covers everything form the latest James Patterson novel to an obscure Indie Film.Get Recommendations
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:
Book KitsSearch and Request Kits
Child Care Kit
We 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!
With any spy story, there’s something compellingly magical about people sneaking around and getting away with it, but the best spy stories are the ones that really happened.Continue Reading
Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, History, Politics, & Biography and Movies, Music, & Audiobooks | Tagged with code breakers, cold war and cryptography
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