Summer Reading Challenge

Read books you love - Win prizes you want!

June 4 - Aug. 4

Read the books you love and earn prizes you want! Have fun earning points for reading or listening to books, completing activities and attending events. Our Summer Reading Challenge is open to all ages.

Presented by The Blade and Buckeye Broadband, with additional support from Directions Credit Union, Friends of the Library and the Library Legacy Foundation.

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Book Lists by Topic

Looking for something to read, watch or listen to? We offer nearly 40 lists in 16 categories where you can find (and sign up to receive by email) new books, movies and music!

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eBooks and Audiobooks

Prefer eBooks or audiobooks to print? Find great selections on Overdrivehoopla, RBdigital and our other eMedia providers. 

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Ideas Just for You

Not quite sure what type of book you're looking for? If you can give us the names of a few authors or books you've enjoyed, our expert staff will send you some ideas that you might love!

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Walking Audiobook Challenge

A Great Activity for Adults

Keep your brain and body fit by taking the Library outdoors! Walk, run, rollerblade or cycle at any Metroparks Toledo location while listening to a downloadable audiobook from the Library. Then log your finished audiobooks and be entered to win great prizes.

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Henna Rocks!

Signature SRC Teen Activity Series

Rock the body art craze! Make temporary waves with henna and other removable tattoos from Body Art by Jen. Each program has limited space so make sure to register or arrive early! 

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Zumba Rocks!

Signature SRC Children's Activity Series

Fitness fun AND great music! Try the dance workout that incorporates different Latin and Hip-Hop styles. Taught by certified ZIN Instructor Elaina Hernandez.

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FREE SUMMER MEALS

June 4 - August 16

We're proud to bring back our partnership with Connecting Kids to Meals to offer a free summer lunch program (for youth to age 18). Meals are served Monday through Friday at the following times and locations:

Noon - 1 p.m.
Heatherdowns, Kent, Locke, Main Library

1 - 2 p.m.
Birmingham, Holland, Lagrange, Mott, Oregon, Point Place, South, Toledo Heights, Washington, West Toledo

Upcoming Events

Book Rocks

Tuesday May. 22
All Day

Location: Sanger

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Book Discussion

Tuesday May. 22
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Toledo Heights

TOLEDO HEIGHTS - BOOK DISCUSSION Lilac Girls Sep 26, 2017 By Martha Hall Kelly News of the World Oct 24, 2017 By Paulette Jiles Guantanamo Diary – autobiography Nov 28, 2017 By Mohamedou Ould Slahi The Underground Railroad Dec 19, 2017 By Colson Whitehead Letters from Skye Jan 23, 2018 By Jessica Brockmole Being Mortal -- nonfiction Feb 27, 201...

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Book Rocks

Wednesday May. 23
All Day

Location: Sanger

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Thursday May. 24
All Day

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Friday May. 25
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Saturday May. 26
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Location: Sanger

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Book Rocks

Sunday May. 27
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Location: Sanger

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Book Rocks

Monday May. 28
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Location: Sanger

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Book Rocks

Tuesday May. 29
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Location: Sanger

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Wednesday May. 30
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Location: Sanger

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Book Rocks

Thursday May. 31
All Day

Location: Sanger

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Book Rocks

Friday Jun. 1
All Day

Location: Sanger

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