South

1736 Broadway Street
Toledo, Ohio 43609

Hours

Sunday Closed
Monday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday Closed

Features

Internet Access

13 Internet computers

2 children's computers

Free WiFi

Meeting Space

100-person meeting room capacity/handicapped accessible

Self-services

Faxing, copying, scanning

Parking

54 parking spots/3 additional handicapped accessible

9 Bicycle spots

Upcoming Events at South View All

Connecting Kids to Meals

Tuesday Jun. 19
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: South

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Connecting Kids to Meals

Wednesday Jun. 20
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: South

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Music Rocks! with Toledo Symphony Musicians

Wednesday Jun. 20
at 3:00 p.m.

Location: South

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Meeting Rooms

All of our Library locations offer free public meeting rooms. These rooms are available for educational, instructional or civic programs when available.

Reserve a Room: Contact the Library location directly to schedule a meeting room. Reservations are complete once you receive a response from Library staff. Before booking a meeting room, please review our Meeting Room Reservation Policy. 

The Library does not endorse the purposes, policies, products or claims of those who use its meeting rooms. Scheduled meetings may be superseded by Library-sponsored activities.

reserve room

Hispanic Collection

The collection is comprised of a wide variety of non-fiction titles ranging from popular hobbies like gardening and crafts to the more research oriented medicine and philosophy. Many fiction titles are available as well, including classics and modern fiction, including books written by established Spanish language authors as well as translations from English popular fiction. 

The collection represents a diverse number of Spanish-speaking countries, and includes books by Latino authors living and writing in the United States, as well as authors from Latin America and Spain. A multitude of children's books are available and include some that were written originally in Spanish, as well as English translations. In addition, Latin music CDs, Spanish language videos and videos subtitled in Spanish are also available.

History

South Branch Library opened its doors January 16, 1918, and was built with funds from famous library philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Through the years, South has been an important asset to the Old South End community, serving a multicultural and diverse neighborhood, specializing in the Latino culture with both English and Spanish collections. In 2004 the Branch relocated to its current location. This new modern building features glass walls and original Latino artwork. 

Branch Manager

Celeste Felix Taylor

419.259.5395
Email Celeste

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