Let us help protect your memories and historic documents!

We will digitize up to ten items* for you every three months at no charge!

Located in our Local History & Genealogy Department at Main Library, our state-of-the-art digitization equipment and staff are dedicated to identifying, digitizing, preserving and providing open access to unique and rare materials that document the history and cultural heritage of Toledo and Lucas County.

Interested in digitizing materials or have questions? Email digitization@toledolibrary.org or call 419.259.5233 and set up an appointment today. Please note that the minimum turnaround time for digitization services is approximately two weeks.

* Does not include 3D object or full book scanning

Digitization Services


We will scan text, books, slides and negatives, glass plate negatives or other oversized items for you! For pricing details call 419.259.5233.


Looking for assistance cropping, rotating or editing your images or documents? We offer a variety of editing services starting at $30 per hour.

File Storage

Need somewhere to store your items? If materials fall within our collection scope, we will host them for free. Otherwise, we can provide materials on a CD, DVD or Flash Drive.

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Digital Collections

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library is pleased to be partnering with Ohio Memory to present our growing digital archive.

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Images in Time

Explore old photographs and block cards from Toledo and much of Northwest Ohio and Southeastern Michigan including images of downtown Toledo, Jeep, Libbey Glass, Owens-Illinois and more.

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