Featured Partner Programs

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Metroparks at the Library

2019 Fall

This fall, we're partnering with Metroparks Toledo to offer fun and educational programs about enjoying life in the great outdoors.

Join us for:

  • Camping Fun
  • Career Mixers
  • Coexisting with Coyotes
  • Falling Leaves
  • Flashlight Frenzy
  • Turkey Talk
  • What Owls Eat

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Mercy Health Talks

at King Road

Join Mercy Health and your Library for a series of informative talks this fall. Registration is required for each program.

(Th) Sept. 12 | 2 p.m.
The Importance of Sleep with Dr. Michael Neeb

(Th) Oct. 10 | 2 p.m.
Flu/Shingles with Heather Eid

(Th) Nov. 14 | 2 p.m.
Diabetes Education Seminar with Jeannie Wagner

Fighting Heroin

and Dreamland Book Discussions

Read Dreamland by Sam Quinones and learn more about the origins of our current opioid epidemic. Then join us at one of two book discussions and learn how you can help. This program is in partnership with Harbor.

(Tu) Sept. 24 | 7 p.m. | Sanger
(M) Nov. 18 | 7 p.m. | Kent

Join us for Fighting Heroin programs with Harbor and learn about the heroin/opiate epidemic, the impact it has on our community and families, how to access treatment and how you can be part of the solution.

(Th) Oct. 24 | 6 p.m. | Washington
(Th) Oct. 31 | noon | Toledo Heights

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Career Exploration Sessions

with Owens Community College

Explore options for an exciting and/or new career by joining representatives from Owens Community College to learn valuable information about its various program offerings on:

  • Broadcasting & Recording Arts
  • Culinary Arts
  • First Responders
  • Health Professions
  • Manufacturing

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3rd Grade Reading Guarantee

Family Support at Mott Branch

Presented in partnership with Toledo Public Schools, The Ohio State University and Unison Health.

Let's work together to help all of our children succeed with the 3rd Grade Reading Guarantee. Join us for ongoing programs aimed at helping parents and caregivers understand the test and how to support childrens' success. Children will enjoy music, dance and art while parents are learning. Dinner provided.

Creating a Village at Mott Branch:
(M) Sept. 16 | 5 p.m. | Mock 3rd Grade Reading Test
(M) Sept. 23 | 5 p.m. | Healthy Bedtime Practices

(M) Sept. 30 | 5 p.m. | Dealing with Disobedience

(M) Oct. 7 | 5 p.m. | Fighting Aggression
(M) Oct. 14 | 5 p.m. | Literacy Tools & Parent/Teacher Relationships
(M) Oct. 21 | 5 p.m. | Motivational Speaker Terry Crosby