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The Toledo Lucas County Public Library has launched a program to collect photos from the public to be preserved as part of our local history collections. Contribute your photos (physical or digital) to become a part of Toledo history.

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True to life stories filled with compelling history, crime, addiction, investigative journalism, essays and so much more.

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The vault of the Blade Rare Book Room houses a variety of historical objects, including a set of Christmas paintings commissioned by the Public Works Administration Art Project in 1934.

Continue Reading: The Night Before Christmas: Public Works of Art With Local Ties

Events

Twelve Days of Giving

Wednesday Dec. 19
All Day

Location: Mott

Win a gift bag of treats to celebrate the holidays! A new winner will be drawn everyday so be sure to stop in the library everyday to enter!

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Guess the Shredded Book

Wednesday Dec. 19
All Day

Location: Washington

Guess the shredded picture book character and win a prize.

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The Art of Larry Golba

Wednesday Dec. 19
All Day

Location: Sanger

Stop by Sanger during the month of December to enjoy the paintings of Larry Golba.

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