Services

Get help with homework, passports, resumes, budgeting, creating and more. Find meeting rooms, look up an obituary, or make a request for outreach services.

Early Literacy

Parents are children’s first teachers. Learn how you can help prepare your child for school and instill in them a love of reading through our Ready to Read initiative, 101 Picture Book Challenge and Kindergarten Kickstart programs.

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Education

We want you to succeed in school! Let us help. Learn more about our Homework Helper program, Book Kits and Collections for Teachers, Childcare Kits and research tools such as online databases in a variety of subjects. 

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Lifelong Learning

Whether you are going back to get your GED, preparing for college and scholarships or need someone to proctor a test for furthering your education, we have the resources you need to succeed.

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Business and Grants

The Business Technology Department has specialists for both small business and nonprofit grants information. These are free resources that the Library provides to get your organization off of the ground.

Business and Grants

Jobs and Careers

Learn how to use a computer, set up email, update your resume, use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, search for jobs online and take advantage of other Library resources to give you an edge in the workforce.

Jobs and Careers

Spending Smarter

What is Living Better, Spending Smarter? It’s a program designed by the Library and its community partners to help you learn more about money and how to hold onto it. Attend programs, read books and download apps that will make you a smarter saver, spender and investor.

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Digitization

Let us help protect your memories and important historic documents. We will digitize up to ten items* for you every three months at no charge. Our team is also available to help with scanning, editing and file storage. 

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Make U

Ready to build, code, create and invent but need space and equipment? Whether you're interested in 3D printing, audio/video production, laser crafting using Cricut machines or converting VHS to DVD we have equipment you can use to accomplish your projects.

Build, Code, Craft & Create

Publishing

Looking to get your book published? We've stocked up on information and resources to help take you from writing, to editing, to publication. It can be a very tough process so we've identified quality sources to help you along the way.

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Outreach Services

We offer a variety of services that bring the Library to you. Whether it's through our Bookmobile, Book Hauler, Mobile Technology Center or the Ready to Read van, we're serving our community in new and unique ways.

The Library Comes to You

Engaged in your community

Our community information page combines verified and quality groups, events, help organizations and local government and public services to help keep you connected.

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Meeting Rooms

Each Library location is home to a public meeting room that is available free of charge. These rooms, in fulfillment of our mission, are available for educational, instructional or civic programs when the space is available.

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Passports

Planning a trip? We have the information, materials and resources needed to help you plan your next vacation and offer a full service Passport Acceptance Agency. We can take your photo, assist in filling out forms and file your paperwork with the Department of State.

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DOG LICENSES

We're going to the dogs! We now offer dog licenses at all of our Library locations. Stop in to pick up some materials for you and a purchase or renew your Lucas County dog license at the same time.

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LIBRARY GROUPS

Make new friends by joining a group at the Library! We offer a variety of book clubs as well as crafting, activity and learning groups for all ages.

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