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View classes, programs, and book groups below. See a full calendar here.

Birding for Beginners

(Sa) April 13 | 11 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. | Holland

Learn where to go, what to wear, and what field marks to look for when identifying common Ohio birds.

Register

Spring Painting with Acrylics

(M) April 15 | 2 — 4 p.m. | Heatherdowns

Artist Molly Miller will lead students in creating a beautiful acrylic painting with a Spring theme. All supplies will be provided.

Register

Cricut Basics

(M) April 15 | 6 — 8 p.m. | King Road

Learn the basics of using a Cricut and create your own item to take home.

Register

Learn About Bees

(Tu) April 16 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Birmingham

Learn about honeybees, beekeeping, and the many uses of honey and bee products. Taste some seasonal honey and make a rolled candle from beeswax.

Register

Birding for Beginners

(Tu) April 16 | 6:30 — 8 p.m. | Sanger

Learn where to go, what to wear, and what field marks to look for when identifying common Ohio birds.

Register

Sit and Stitch

(W) April 17 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Create Now

(Th) April 18 | 5:15 — 7:15 p.m. | Main Library

Create Now features an art project every third Thursday of the month. Explore a variety of art techniques and experience the power of art. Registration required.

Register

Cards & Cocoa

(F) April 19 | 10 — 11 a.m. | Kent

Enjoy a cup of cocoa and some friendly competition. We'll have decks of cards for your enjoyment.

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Birding for Beginners

(M) April 22 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Point Place

Learn where to go, what to wear, and what field marks to look for when identifying common Ohio birds.

Register

Color Me Calm

Relaxation for Grown-Ups

(M) April 22 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Sanger

Coloring has never been so chill.

Read More

Sit and Stitch

(W) April 24 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Spring Painting with Acrylics

(W) April 24 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Main Library

Artist Molly Miller will lead students in creating a beautiful acrylic painting with a Spring theme. All supplies will be provided.

Register

Knitting and Crocheting Group

(F) April 26 | 2 — 4 p.m. | Reynolds Corners

Meet with others who knit or crochet while enjoying a spot of tea. Beginners welcome!

Read More

Toledo Repair Cafe

(Sa) April 27 | 10 a.m. — 2 p.m. | Washington

Bring in your clothing, small appliances, bicycles, jewelry, housewares and toys for repairs free of charge!

Read More

Birding for Beginners

(M) April 29 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Washington

Learn where to go, what to wear, and what field marks to look for when identifying common Ohio birds.

Register

Cricut Basics

(M) April 29 | 6 — 8 p.m. | Sylvania

Learn the basics of using a Cricut and create your own item to take home.

Register

WritersShop: Poetry Series

(Tu) April 30 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Heatherdowns

A monthly poetry writing workshop led by new leaders and new topics. Hosted by Jonie McIntire, Lucas County Poet Laureate, this series will be led by different local poets each month.

Read More

Learn About Bees

(Tu) April 30 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Sanger

Learn about honeybees, beekeeping, and the many uses of honey and bee products. Taste some seasonal honey and make a rolled candle from beeswax.

Register

Sit and Stitch

(W) May 1 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Birding for Beginners

(Th) May 2 | 6:30 — 8 p.m. | Reynolds Corners

Learn where to go, what to wear, and what field marks to look for when identifying common Ohio birds.

Register

Sit and Stitch

(W) May 8 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Spring Painting with Acrylics

(Th) May 9 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Oregon

Artist Molly Miller will lead students in creating a beautiful acrylic painting with a Spring theme. All supplies will be provided.

Register

Sit and Stitch

(W) May 15 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Create Now

(Th) May 16 | 5:15 — 7:15 p.m. | Main Library

Create Now features an art project every third Thursday of the month. Explore a variety of art techniques and experience the power of art. Registration required.

Register

Cricut Basics

(Th) May 16 | 6 — 8 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics of using a Cricut and create your own item to take home.

Register

Cards & Cocoa

(F) May 17 | 10 — 11 a.m. | Kent

Enjoy a cup of cocoa and some friendly competition. We'll have decks of cards for your enjoyment.

Read More

Toledo Repair Cafe

(Sa) May 18 | 10 a.m. — 2 p.m. | West Toledo

Bring in your clothing, small appliances, bicycles, jewelry, housewares and toys for repairs free of charge!

Read More

Sit and Stitch

(W) May 22 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Knitting and Crocheting Group

(F) May 24 | 2 — 4 p.m. | Reynolds Corners

Meet with others who knit or crochet while enjoying a spot of tea. Beginners welcome!

Read More

WritersShop: Poetry Series

(Tu) May 28 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Birmingham

A monthly poetry writing workshop led by new leaders and new topics. Hosted by Jonie McIntire, Lucas County Poet Laureate, this series will be led by different local poets each month.

Read More

Sit and Stitch

(W) May 29 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Terrarium with Woodburning

(M) June 3 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Birmingham

Create a mini balanced ecosystem in a bioactive enclosed terrarium using bugs and plants - it rains on itself! Woodburn the top using stencils or create your own design.

Register

Kombucha Home Brewing with Boochy Mama's Kombucha

(M) June 3 | 6:30 — 8 p.m. | Waterville

Have you always wanted to learn how to make kombucha? Whether you're brand new to kombucha or have been guzzling it for years, no special skills are required to brew from home!

Register

Sit and Stitch

(W) June 5 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Tulip Wars and Floral Arranging

(W) June 5 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Oregon

This hands-on class will discuss the influence of flowers through history, including the Tulip Wars and Orchid Fever. All participants will create their own influential bouquet.

Register

Kombucha Home Brewing with Boochy Mama's Kombucha

(Th) June 6 | 6:30 — 8 p.m. | Reynolds Corners

Have you always wanted to learn how to make kombucha? Whether you're brand new to kombucha or have been guzzling it for years, no special skills are required to brew from home!

Register

Visible Mending

(Sa) June 8 | 10 — 11:30 a.m. | Sanger

Visible Mending is an artistic approach to repairing clothes where the fixes are intentionally made noticeable. Small samples of fabric that need a mend, and all supplies, will be provided.

Register

Kombucha Home Brewing with Boochy Mama's Kombucha

(Sa) June 8 | 2 — 3:30 p.m. | West Toledo

Have you always wanted to learn how to make kombucha? Whether you're brand new to kombucha or have been guzzling it for years, no special skills are required to brew from home!

Register

Visible Mending

(M) June 10 | 6:30 — 8 p.m. | South

Visible Mending is an artistic approach to repairing clothes where the fixes are intentionally made noticeable. Small samples of fabric that need a mend, and all supplies, will be provided.

Register

Sit and Stitch

(W) June 12 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Tulip Wars and Floral Arranging

(Th) June 13 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Main Library

This hands-on class will discuss the influence of flowers through history, including the Tulip Wars and Orchid Fever. All participants will create their own influential bouquet.

Register

Tulip Wars and Floral Arranging

(M) June 17 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Kent

This hands-on class will discuss the influence of flowers through history, including the Tulip Wars and Orchid Fever. All participants will create their own influential bouquet.

Register

Kombucha Home Brewing with Boochy Mama's Kombucha

(M) June 17 | 6:30 — 8 p.m. | Washington

Have you always wanted to learn how to make kombucha? Whether you're brand new to kombucha or have been guzzling it for years, no special skills are required to brew from home!

Register

Visible Mending

(M) June 17 | 6:30 — 8 p.m. | Point Place

Visible Mending is an artistic approach to repairing clothes where the fixes are intentionally made noticeable. Small samples of fabric that need a mend, and all supplies, will be provided.

Register

Create Now

(Th) June 20 | 5:15 — 7:15 p.m. | Main Library

Create Now features an art project every third Thursday of the month. Explore a variety of art techniques and experience the power of art. Registration required.

Register

Cards and Cocoa

(F) June 21 | 10 — 11 a.m. | Kent

Enjoy an Iced Cocoa and play a variety of different games.

Read More

Knitting & Crocheting Group

(F) June 21 | 2 — 4 p.m. | Reynolds Corners

Meet with others who knit or crochet while enjoying a spot of tea. Beginners welcome!

Read More

Visible Mending

(M) June 24 | 2 — 3:30 p.m. | Heatherdowns

Visible Mending is an artistic approach to repairing clothes where the fixes are intentionally made noticeable. Small samples of fabric that need a mend, and all supplies, will be provided.

Register

Terrarium with Woodburning

(M) June 24 | 6 — 8 p.m. | Sylvania

Create a mini balanced ecosystem in a bioactive enclosed terrarium using bugs and plants - it rains on itself! Woodburn the top using stencils or create your own design.

Register

Color Me Calm

Relaxation for Grown-Ups

(M) June 24 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Sanger

Coloring has never been so chill.

Read More

Visible Mending

(M) June 24 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Lagrange

Visible Mending is an artistic approach to repairing clothes where the fixes are intentionally made noticeable. Small samples of fabric that need a mend, and all supplies, will be provided.

Register

WritersShop: Poetry Series

(Tu) June 25 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Birmingham

A monthly poetry writing workshop led by new leaders and new topics. Hosted by Jonie McIntire, Lucas County Poet Laureate, this series will be led by different local poets each month.

Read More

Tulip Wars and Floral Arranging

(W) June 26 | 11 a.m. — noon | Washington

This hands-on class will discuss the influence of flowers through history, including the Tulip Wars and Orchid Fever. All participants will create their own influential bouquet.

Register

Sit and Stitch

(W) June 26 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Toledo Repair Cafe

(Sa) June 29 | 10 a.m. — 2 p.m. | Mott

Bring in your clothing, small appliances, bicycles, jewelry, housewares and toys for repairs free of charge!

Read More

Visible Mending

(M) July 1 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Birmingham

Visible Mending is an artistic approach to repairing clothes where the fixes are intentionally made noticeable. Small samples of fabric that need a mend, and all supplies, will be provided.

Register

Terrarium with Woodburning

(M) July 1 | 6:30 — 8 p.m. | West Toledo

Create a mini balanced ecosystem in a bioactive enclosed terrarium using bugs and plants - it rains on itself! Woodburn the top using stencils or create your own design.

Register

Senior Hour: Painting with Acrylics

(Tu) July 2 | 2 — 4 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics of painting with acrylics and create your own work of art.

Register

Sit and Stitch

(W) July 3 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Tulip Wars and Floral Arranging

(M) July 8 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Mott

This hands-on class will discuss the influence of flowers through history, including the Tulip Wars and Orchid Fever. All participants will create their own influential bouquet.

Register

Visible Mending

(M) July 8 | 6:30 — 8 p.m. | Locke

Visible Mending is an artistic approach to repairing clothes where the fixes are intentionally made noticeable. Small samples of fabric that need a mend, and all supplies, will be provided.

Register

Sit and Stitch

(W) July 10 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Terrarium with Woodburning

(W) July 10 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Main Library

Create a mini balanced ecosystem in a bioactive enclosed terrarium using bugs and plants - it rains on itself! Woodburn the top using stencils or create your own design.

Register

Visible Mending

(Th) July 11 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Oregon

Visible Mending is an artistic approach to repairing clothes where the fixes are intentionally made noticeable. Small samples of fabric that need a mend, and all supplies, will be provided.

Register

Visible Mending

(Sa) July 13 | 11 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. | Holland

Visible Mending is an artistic approach to repairing clothes where the fixes are intentionally made noticeable. Small samples of fabric that need a mend, and all supplies, will be provided.

Register

Tulip Wars and Floral Arranging

(M) July 15 | 2 — 3:30 p.m. | Heatherdowns

This hands-on class will discuss the influence of flowers through history, including the Tulip Wars and Orchid Fever. All participants will create their own influential bouquet.

Register

Visible Mending

(M) July 15 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Sylvania

Visible Mending is an artistic approach to repairing clothes where the fixes are intentionally made noticeable. Small samples of fabric that need a mend, and all supplies, will be provided.

Register

Sit and Stitch

(W) July 17 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Cards and Cocoa

(F) July 19 | 10 — 11 a.m. | Kent

Enjoy an Iced Cocoa and play a variety of different games.

Read More

Knitting & Crocheting Group

(F) July 19 | 2 — 4 p.m. | Reynolds Corners

Meet with others who knit or crochet while enjoying a spot of tea. Beginners welcome!

Read More

Color Me Calm

Relaxation for Grown-Ups

(M) July 22 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Sanger

Coloring has never been so chill.

Read More

Sit and Stitch

(W) July 24 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Toledo Repair Cafe

(Sa) July 27 | 10 a.m. — 2 p.m. | Kent

Bring in your clothing, small appliances, bicycles, jewelry, housewares and toys for repairs free of charge!

Read More

WritersShop: Poetry Series

(Tu) July 30 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Birmingham

A monthly poetry writing workshop led by new leaders and new topics. Hosted by Jonie McIntire, Lucas County Poet Laureate, this series will be led by different local poets each month.

Read More

Sit and Stitch

(W) July 31 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Golden Acrylic Colors: Sylvania Plein Air Festival

(Th) August 1 | 1 — 2:30 p.m. | Sylvania

Valerie Allen is a professional painter, artist mentor, Art Ladders pod-cast creator and demonstrator for Golden Artist Colors. Registration and information at link below.

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Terrarium with Woodburning

(M) August 5 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Maumee

Create a mini balanced ecosystem in a bioactive enclosed terrarium using bugs and plants - it rains on itself! Woodburn the top using stencils or create your own design.

Register

Senior Hour: Bath Bombs and Sugar Scrubs

(Tu) August 6 | 2 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Bath bombs and sugar scrubs can promote relaxation and self-care, and they also make great gifts. All supplies will be provided to make your own in this class.

Register

Sit and Stitch

(W) August 7 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Sit and Stitch

(W) August 14 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Create Now

(Th) August 15 | 5:15 — 7:15 p.m. | Main Library

Create Now features an art project every third Thursday of the month. Explore a variety of art techniques and experience the power of art. Registration required.

Register

Cards and Cocoa

(F) August 16 | 10 — 11 a.m. | Kent

Enjoy an Iced Cocoa and play a variety of different games.

Read More

Knitting & Crocheting Group

(F) August 16 | 2 — 4 p.m. | Reynolds Corners

Meet with others who knit or crochet while enjoying a spot of tea. Beginners welcome!

Read More

Sit and Stitch

(W) August 21 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Toledo Repair Cafe

(Sa) August 24 | 10 a.m. — 2 p.m. | Reynolds Corners

Bring in your clothing, small appliances, bicycles, jewelry, housewares and toys for repairs free of charge!

Read More

Color Me Calm

Relaxation for Grown-Ups

(M) August 26 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Sanger

Coloring has never been so chill.

Read More

WritersShop: Poetry Series

(Tu) August 27 | 6 — 7 p.m. | West Toledo

A monthly poetry writing workshop led by new leaders and new topics. Hosted by Jonie McIntire, Lucas County Poet Laureate, this series will be led by different local poets each month.

Read More

Sit and Stitch

(W) August 28 | 1 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Learn the basics, improve your skills, get help with a problem, assist beginners, or simply stitch in the company of others. Maximum of 8 beginners. Registration required for beginners only.

Register

Create Now

(Th) September 19 | 5:15 — 7:15 p.m. | Main Library

Create Now features an art project every third Thursday of the month. Explore a variety of art techniques and experience the power of art. Registration required.

Register

WritersShop: Poetry Series

(Tu) September 24 | 6 — 7 p.m. | West Toledo

A monthly poetry writing workshop led by new leaders and new topics. Hosted by Jonie McIntire, Lucas County Poet Laureate, this series will be led by different local poets each month.

Read More

Create Now

(Th) October 17 | 5:15 — 7:15 p.m. | Main Library

Create Now features an art project every third Thursday of the month. Explore a variety of art techniques and experience the power of art. Registration required.

Register

WritersShop: Poetry Series

(Tu) October 29 | 6 — 7 p.m. | West Toledo

A monthly poetry writing workshop led by new leaders and new topics. Hosted by Jonie McIntire, Lucas County Poet Laureate, this series will be led by different local poets each month.

Read More

Create Now

(Th) November 21 | 5:15 — 7:15 p.m. | Main Library

Create Now features an art project every third Thursday of the month. Explore a variety of art techniques and experience the power of art. Registration required.

Register

WritersShop: Poetry Series

(Tu) November 26 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Sylvania

A monthly poetry writing workshop led by new leaders and new topics. Hosted by Jonie McIntire, Lucas County Poet Laureate, this series will be led by different local poets each month.

Read More

WritersShop: Poetry Series

(Tu) December 17 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Sylvania

A monthly poetry writing workshop led by new leaders and new topics. Hosted by Jonie McIntire, Lucas County Poet Laureate, this series will be led by different local poets each month.

Read More

WritersShop: Poetry Series

(Tu) January 28 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Sylvania

A monthly poetry writing workshop led by new leaders and new topics. Hosted by Jonie McIntire, Lucas County Poet Laureate, this series will be led by different local poets each month.

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See all of our book groups at the link below!

All Book Groups

Waterville Cookbook Club

Alex Guarnaschelli

(M) April 15 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Waterville

Pick a dish from a selected cookbook and bring it to the Library to share! We will provide table service and drinks, you provide a serving utensil. Cookbooks available one month prior to each meeting.

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Savory Tarts with Sur le Pouce

(M) April 15 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Washington

Create your own savory tart in this fun French cooking class.

Register

Savory Tarts with Sur le Pouce

(W) May 1 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Holland

Create your own savory tart in this fun French cooking class.

Register

Savory Tarts with Sur le Pouce

(M) May 6 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Waterville

Create your own savory tart in this fun French cooking class.

Register

Savory Tarts with Sur le Pouce

(M) May 13 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Toledo Heights

Create your own savory tart in this fun French cooking class.

Register

Waterville Cookbook Club

Appetizers

(M) May 20 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Waterville

Pick a dish from a selected cookbook and bring it to the Library to share! We will provide table service and drinks, you provide a serving utensil. Cookbooks available one month prior to each meeting.

Read More

Savory Tarts with Sur le Pouce

(W) May 22 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Main Library

Create your own savory tart in this fun French cooking class.

Register

Kombucha Home Brewing with Boochy Mama's Kombucha

(M) June 3 | 6:30 — 8 p.m. | Waterville

Have you always wanted to learn how to make kombucha? Whether you're brand new to kombucha or have been guzzling it for years, no special skills are required to brew from home!

Register

Kombucha Home Brewing with Boochy Mama's Kombucha

(Th) June 6 | 6:30 — 8 p.m. | Reynolds Corners

Have you always wanted to learn how to make kombucha? Whether you're brand new to kombucha or have been guzzling it for years, no special skills are required to brew from home!

Register

Kombucha Home Brewing with Boochy Mama's Kombucha

(Sa) June 8 | 2 — 3:30 p.m. | West Toledo

Have you always wanted to learn how to make kombucha? Whether you're brand new to kombucha or have been guzzling it for years, no special skills are required to brew from home!

Register

Maumee Cookbook Club

(Tu) June 11 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Maumee

Pick a dish from a selected cookbook and bring it to the Library to share! We will provide table service and drinks, you provide a serving utensil. Cookbooks available one month prior to each meeting.

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Create a Classic Charcuterie

(Tu) June 11 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Locke

Learn about charcuterie essentials such as color, crunch, and charisma, and create your own to enjoy at home in this hands-on class. All ingredients will be provided.

Register

Kombucha Home Brewing with Boochy Mama's Kombucha

(M) June 17 | 6:30 — 8 p.m. | Washington

Have you always wanted to learn how to make kombucha? Whether you're brand new to kombucha or have been guzzling it for years, no special skills are required to brew from home!

Register

Create a Classic Charcuterie

(Th) June 20 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Holland

Learn about charcuterie essentials such as color, crunch, and charisma, and create your own to enjoy at home in this hands-on class. All ingredients will be provided.

Register

Create a Classic Charcuterie

(Tu) June 25 | 7 — 8 p.m. | Toledo Heights

Learn about charcuterie essentials such as color, crunch, and charisma, and create your own to enjoy at home in this hands-on class. All ingredients will be provided.

Register

Maumee Cookbook Club

(Tu) July 9 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Maumee

Pick a dish from a selected cookbook and bring it to the Library to share! We will provide table service and drinks, you provide a serving utensil. Cookbooks available one month prior to each meeting.

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Savory Tarts with Sur Le Pouce

(M) July 22 | 2 — 3:30 p.m. | Kent

Put on your aprons and learn to make simple and savory tomato and cheese tarts with Nathalie Cottier from the local bakery Sur Le Pouce.

Register

Create a Classic Charcuterie

(Th) August 8 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Sanger

Learn about charcuterie essentials such as color, crunch, and charisma, and create your own to enjoy at home in this hands-on class. All ingredients will be provided.

Register

Create a Classic Charcuterie

(M) August 12 | 6 — 7 p.m. | King Road

Learn about charcuterie essentials such as color, crunch, and charisma, and create your own to enjoy at home in this hands-on class. All ingredients will be provided.

Register

Maumee Cookbook Club

(Tu) August 13 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Maumee

Pick a dish from a selected cookbook and bring it to the Library to share! We will provide table service and drinks, you provide a serving utensil. Cookbooks available one month prior to each meeting.

Read More

Create a Classic Charcuterie

(W) August 14 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Main Library

Learn about charcuterie essentials such as color, crunch, and charisma, and create your own to enjoy at home in this hands-on class. All ingredients will be provided.

Register

Waterville Cookbook Club

(M) August 19 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Waterville

Pick a dish from a selected cookbook and bring it to the Library to share! We will provide table service and drinks, you provide a serving utensil. Cookbooks available one month prior to each meeting.

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Krzysztof Wodiczko: The Art of Un-War Screening & Discussion

Featuring Filmmaker Maria Niro & Artist Krzysztof Wodiczko

(F) April 12 | 1:30 — 4 p.m. | Main Library

An exploration of the healing power of art: "Krzysztof Wodiczko: The Art of Un-War" film screening followed by a conversation and Q&A with artist Krzysztof Wodiczko and director/producer Maria Niro.

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Meet the Author of Carmen in America

(Sa) April 20 | 2 — 3:30 p.m. | Sanger

A story of immigration to celebrate Arab American Heritage Month.

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Explore Genealogy Resources at Main Library

(W) May 22 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Main Library

Do you know there are materials in the Local History and Genealogy Department that are NOT available online. Learn about just some of these resources.

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Local History Book Club

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

(W) June 5 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Main Library

Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book club is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging book discussion.

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Senior Hour: Finding Festivals

(Tu) June 11 | 2 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Finding Festivals is a WGTE program showcasing local festivals. Cathy Kamenca of WGTE and program host Haylie Robinson will talk about the filming of the featured episode and Haylie's work.

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Looking Back at Toledo Over the Past Sixty Years

(W) July 31 | 1:30 — 2:30 p.m. | West Toledo

The restaurants, shopping, and entertainment of the 1960s-1980s in the Toledo area.

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Local History Book Club

The Underground River by Martha Conway

(W) August 7 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Main Library

Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book club is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging book discussion.

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Finding Festivals

(W) August 21 | 6 — 8 p.m. | Sylvania

Finding Festivals is a WGTE program showcasing local festivals. Cathy Kamenca of WGTE and program host Haylie Robinson will talk about the filming of the featured episode and Haylie's work.

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Local History Book Club

The Foundling by Ann Leary

(W) October 2 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Main Library

Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book club is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging book discussion.

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Local History Book Club

A Bar in Toledo by Dominic Vaiana

(W) December 4 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Main Library

Good conversation, friendly faces and great books - that's what book club is all about. We're looking forward to seeing you at our lively and engaging book discussion.

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Classic Movies at Oregon

(Tu) April 23 | 2 — 4:30 p.m. | Oregon

Monthly classic movies enjoyed on our large screen.

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Classic Movies at Oregon

(Tu) May 28 | 2 — 4:30 p.m. | Oregon

Monthly classic movies enjoyed on our large screen.

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Classic Movies at Oregon

(Tu) June 25 | 2 — 5 p.m. | Oregon

Monthly classic movies enjoyed on our large screen.

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Classic Movies at Oregon

(Tu) July 30 | 2 — 5 p.m. | Oregon

Monthly classic movies enjoyed on our large screen.

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Classic Movies at Oregon

(Tu) August 27 | 2 — 5 p.m. | Oregon

Monthly classic movies enjoyed on our large screen.

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Krzysztof Wodiczko: The Art of Un-War Screening & Discussion

Featuring Filmmaker Maria Niro & Artist Krzysztof Wodiczko

(F) April 12 | 1:30 — 4 p.m. | Main Library

An exploration of the healing power of art: "Krzysztof Wodiczko: The Art of Un-War" film screening followed by a conversation and Q&A with artist Krzysztof Wodiczko and director/producer Maria Niro.

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Discerning Truth in News and Other Media

(M) April 22 | 5:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Main Library

This class was designed around the fact that in recent years, citizens' opinions have become polarized due to news and other social media information available - the Left/Right Divide.

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Discerning Truth in News and Other Media

(M) April 29 | 5:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Main Library

This class was designed around the fact that in recent years, citizens' opinions have become polarized due to news and other social media information available - the Left/Right Divide.

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Better Toledo | Tony Porter: Healthy Masculinity Leadership

Sponsored by Lucas County CASA

(Th) May 2 | 3 — 5 p.m. | Main Library

Author and CEO, Tony Porter, will speak on leadership through the lens of healthy masculinity and men's responsibility to be allies and advocates to women, girls, and other marginalized communities.

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Discerning Truth in News and Other Media

(M) May 6 | 5:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Main Library

This class was designed around the fact that in recent years, citizens' opinions have become polarized due to news and other social media information available - the Left/Right Divide.

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Authors! with Ilyon Woo

(Tu) May 14 | 7 — 8 p.m. | Main Library

Join us for Authors! with Ilyon Woo to learn more about the story behind the lives of William and Ellen Craft and their journey from enslavement to freedom.

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Authors! with Tom Seeman

(Th) May 23 | 7 — 8 p.m. | Main Library

Join us for Authors! with Tom Seeman, a Toledo, Ohio native, who will share his memoir of growing up and defying the odds.

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Better Toledo | Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

(Th) June 6 | 3 — 5 p.m. | Main Library

Learn about disability etiquette, language usage, respectful interactions; best practices for fostering a disability-inclusive workplace culture; tips for recruiting, hiring, and supporting employees

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Music at the Library

(Tu) June 18 | 7 — 8 p.m. | Maumee

Enjoy a free concert by the Maumee Community Band on the Maumee Branch Library lawn! Bring your own chair or blanket.

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Reproductive Justice with Solace Health & Wellness

Steinem Sisters Collection Talking Circle

(Th) June 20 | 6:30 — 8 p.m. | Maumee

Solace Health & Wellness owner, Erin Martin, will join us for a discussion on reproductive justice: what it means, where we are today, and what we can do in the future.

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Authors! with Sebastian Junger

(Th) June 20 | 7 — 8 p.m. | Main Library

Join us for Authors! with Sebastian Junger to hear how a near-fatal health emergency led to this powerful reflection on death - and what might follow.

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Music at the Library

(Tu) July 16 | 7 — 8 p.m. | Maumee

Enjoy a free concert by the Maumee Community Band on the Maumee Branch Library lawn! Bring your own chair or blanket.

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Golden Acrylic Colors: Sylvania Plein Air Festival

(Th) August 1 | 1 — 2:30 p.m. | Sylvania

Valerie Allen is a professional painter, artist mentor, Art Ladders pod-cast creator and demonstrator for Golden Artist Colors. Registration and information at link below.

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Better Toledo | Your Leadership DNA with John Broer

Sponsored by Real Good Ventures

(Th) August 1 | 3 — 5 p.m. | Main Library

Do you know your leadership style? Are you leveraging your strengths? This session will help you unpack your Leadership DNA to elevate your influence and focus on results.

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Music at the Library

(Tu) August 6 | 7 — 8 p.m. | Maumee

Enjoy a free concert by the Maumee Community Band on the Maumee Branch Library lawn! Bring your own chair or blanket.

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Women in Politics

Steinem Sisters Collection Talking Circle

(Tu) August 20 | 6 — 7:30 p.m. | Sylvania

Local elected officials will lead a discussion on their journeys to public office and what issues they see ahead for women in Lucas County.

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Better Toledo | Welcoming

(Th) September 5 | 3 — 5 p.m. | Main Library

Hear on the topic of "Welcoming" from the BGSU Institute for the Study of Culture & Society

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Better Toledo | Nine Steps to Unleash Your Energy with EQ

Sponsored by Real Good Ventures

(Th) October 3 | 3 — 5 p.m. | Main Library

EQ skills are vital to adapting your natural behavioral drives. This program will help you understand the top 9 EQ skills that are most important to your success and a plan to develop them.

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Better Toledo | Cultural Invisibility by Jessica Vallejo

(Th) November 7 | 3 — 5 p.m. | Main Library

Jessica Vallejo from the Committee of 500 Years of Dignity and Resistance discussing the impact of Cultural Invisibility on the Indigenous community

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Better Toledo | Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership

Presented by Anna Toney and sponsored by Leadership Toledo

(Th) December 5 | 3 — 4:30 p.m. | Main Library

From the research of James Kouzes and Barry Posner's "The Leadership Challenge," explore the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership and how these practices can be put into motion in daily life.

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Clutter-Free Living

(Th) April 18 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Kent

Research shows that too much clutter can cause stress, while some clutter stimulates creativity. This class will help you attain a balance that brings peace and creativity to your living space.

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Clutter-Free Living

(M) April 22 | 6 — 7 p.m. | West Toledo

Research shows that too much clutter can cause stress, while some clutter stimulates creativity. This class will help you attain a balance that brings peace and creativity to your living space.

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Color Me Calm

Relaxation for Grown-Ups

(M) April 22 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Sanger

Coloring has never been so chill.

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Advance Care Planning

(W) April 24 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Washington

Learn how to complete a living will, designate a medical power of attorney, and donate your organs, with Sara Chambers of Hospice of Northwest Ohio.

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Clutter Free Living

(W) May 1 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Main Library

Research has shown that too much clutter can cause stress, yet some clutter stimulates creativity. This class will help you attain a balance to bring peace and creativity to your own living space.

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Clutter-Free Living

(W) May 8 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Reynolds Corners

Research shows that too much clutter can cause stress, while some clutter stimulates creativity. This class will help you attain a balance that brings peace and creativity to your living space.

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Clutter Free Living

(Tu) May 14 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Washington

Research has shown that too much clutter can cause stress, yet some clutter stimulates creativity. This class will help you attain a balance to bring peace and creativity to your own living space.

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Advance Care Planning with Hospice of Northwest Ohio

(W) May 22 | 10 — 11 a.m. | Waterville

Learn how to complete a living will, designate a healthcare power of attorney, and set up a one-on-one appointment with a certified facilitator to complete these forms – for free!

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Stop the Bleed with University of Toledo Trauma Care

(W) June 5 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Main Library

Through this course, you'll be able to recognize lethal bleeding and intervene. Become empowered to make a difference when a bleeding emergency occurs. Help save a life!

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JFS Self-Service Portal How-To

(Th) June 6 | 11 a.m. — 1 p.m. | Mott

JFS representatives will be on hand to assist attendees with using the self-service portal and account creation.

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Stop the Bleed

(Th) June 6 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Mott

Through this course, you’ll be able to recognize lethal bleeding and intervene. Become empowered to make a difference when a bleeding emergency occurs. Help save a life!

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Introduction to Qigong

(Sa) June 15 | 11 a.m. — noon | Heatherdowns

Qigong is a traditional Chinese mind/body exercise & meditation that uses body movements with breathing & mental focusing to improve balance, flexibility, muscle strength, & overall health.

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Knitting & Crocheting Group

(F) June 21 | 2 — 4 p.m. | Reynolds Corners

Meet with others who knit or crochet while enjoying a spot of tea. Beginners welcome!

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Meditative Sound Bath

(Sa) June 22 | 11 a.m. — noon | Holland

Relax and enjoy the tranquility of an immersive sound experience.

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Getting Your Affairs in Order Properly

(Sa) June 22 | 12:30 — 2:30 p.m. | Main Library

A workshop series with a focus on why it is important to get your affairs in order properly and how to talk to your loved ones about healthcare wishes and pre-estate planning. Lunch is available.

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Color Me Calm

Relaxation for Grown-Ups

(M) June 24 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Sanger

Coloring has never been so chill.

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Introduction to Qigong

(Tu) June 25 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | South

Qigong is a traditional Chinese mind/body exercise & meditation that uses body movements with breathing & mental focusing to improve balance, flexibility, muscle strength, & overall health.

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Meditative Sound Bath

(W) June 26 | noon — 1 p.m. | Maumee

Relax and enjoy the tranquility of an immersive sound experience.

Register

Stop the Bleed

(Tu) July 9 | 7 — 8 p.m. | Toledo Heights

Through this course, you’ll be able to recognize lethal bleeding and intervene. Become empowered to make a difference when a bleeding emergency occurs. Help save a life!

Register

Introduction to Qigong

(Th) July 11 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Main Library

Qigong is a traditional Chinese mind/body exercise & meditation that uses body movements with breathing & mental focusing to improve balance, flexibility, muscle strength, & overall health.

Register

Meditative Sound Bath

(Sa) July 13 | 2 — 3 p.m. | West Toledo

Relax and enjoy the tranquility of an immersive sound experience.

Register

Stop the Bleed

(W) July 17 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Reynolds Corners

Through this course, you’ll be able to recognize lethal bleeding and intervene. Become empowered to make a difference when a bleeding emergency occurs. Help save a life!

Register

Meditative Sound Bath

(Th) July 18 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | King Road

Relax and enjoy the tranquility of an immersive sound experience.

Register

Knitting & Crocheting Group

(F) July 19 | 2 — 4 p.m. | Reynolds Corners

Meet with others who knit or crochet while enjoying a spot of tea. Beginners welcome!

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Color Me Calm

Relaxation for Grown-Ups

(M) July 22 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Sanger

Coloring has never been so chill.

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Meditative Sound Bath

(M) July 22 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Point Place

Relax and enjoy the tranquility of an immersive sound experience.

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Introduction to Qigong

(Th) July 25 | 6 — 7 p.m. | King Road

Qigong is a traditional Chinese mind/body exercise & meditation that uses body movements with breathing & mental focusing to improve balance, flexibility, muscle strength, & overall health.

Register

Stop the Bleed

(Sa) July 27 | 2 — 3 p.m. | Oregon

Through this course, you’ll be able to recognize lethal bleeding and intervene. Become empowered to make a difference when a bleeding emergency occurs. Help save a life!

Register

Stop the Bleed

(M) July 29 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Lagrange

Through this course, you’ll be able to recognize lethal bleeding and intervene. Become empowered to make a difference when a bleeding emergency occurs. Help save a life!

Register

Stop the Bleed

(W) July 31 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Washington

Through this course, you’ll be able to recognize lethal bleeding and intervene. Become empowered to make a difference when a bleeding emergency occurs. Help save a life!

Register

Stop the Bleed

(W) August 7 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Waterville

Through this course, you’ll be able to recognize lethal bleeding and intervene. Become empowered to make a difference when a bleeding emergency occurs. Help save a life!

Register

JFS Self-Service Portal How-To

(Th) August 8 | 11 a.m. — 1 p.m. | Main Library

JFS representatives will be on hand to assist attendees with using the self-service portal and account creation.

Register

Knitting & Crocheting Group

(F) August 16 | 2 — 4 p.m. | Reynolds Corners

Meet with others who knit or crochet while enjoying a spot of tea. Beginners welcome!

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Color Me Calm

Relaxation for Grown-Ups

(M) August 26 | 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. | Sanger

Coloring has never been so chill.

Read More

JFS Self-Service Portal How-To

(Th) October 10 | 11 a.m. — 1 p.m. | Kent

JFS representatives will be on hand to assist attendees with using the self-service portal and account creation.

Register

Getting Your Affairs in Order Properly

(Sa) October 19 | 12:30 — 2:30 p.m. | Main Library

A workshop series with a focus on why it is important to get your affairs in order properly and how to talk to your loved ones about healthcare wishes and pre-estate planning. Lunch is available.

Register

JFS Self-Service Portal How-To

(Th) December 12 | 11 a.m. — 1 p.m. | Mott

JFS representatives will be on hand to assist attendees with using the self-service portal and account creation.

Register

Advance Care Planning

(W) December 18 | 10 — 11 a.m. | Heatherdowns

Learn how to complete a living will, designate a medical power of attorney, and donate your organs, with Sara Chambers of Hospice of Northwest Ohio.

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