Explore the organizations that help keep the Library great: Friends of the Library, the Library Legacy Foundation, Literati, and Volunteers.

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library is a nonprofit organization that encourages, promotes, and supports the ongoing development and use of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library with support for brown bag concerts, Authors! Authors!, Summer Reading Challenge programs, local branch activities, and Levy campaigns.

Membership and Book Sales

Library Legacy Foundation

The Foundation raises funds to purchase books and other materials, to support programs for children, families and adults, and to establish an endowment fund for the future. The Foundation is a tax-deductible, 501(c)(3) organization, so your support qualifies as a charitable gift. Donate

What We Support


The Literati is comprised of focused supporters and donors who are dedicated to promoting the Library and engaging young professionals and families to use and enjoy the Library and its many valuable programs. As an auxiliary organization of the Library Legacy Foundation, donations to the Literati are considered tax-deductible. Become a Member

What We Do



Are you an adult looking to volunteer? Contact your local Library Branch Location or Nicole Naylor at 419.259.5293.


As a Volunteen you will have the opportunity to gain work experience while becoming familiar with many Library career opportunities.  If you have questions about what Library workers do, please ask.  We want your volunteer experience to be satisfying to you. Teen volunteers contact your nearest Library Location.