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Where the Crawdads Sing Read-Alikes by Theme

Since finishing Where the Crawdads Sing, I've scoured the internet looking for an exact replica story to fill the void. As a result, I've put together my own read-alikes - breaking it down into pivotal aspects of the novel.

Welcome TLC is now Housed at the Library

The Welcome TLC initiative works to build a more welcoming and inclusive community for immigrants, refugees, and people of diverse cultures that supports a vibrant civic, economic, and social fabric for all. See how Welcome TLC’s mission fits in with the Library’s institutional values, by reading about the initiative’s origins and transition to the Library.

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month with Welcome TLC

Since 2016, Welcome Toledo-Lucas County (TLC) has annually celebrated Immigrant Heritage Month, held in June and organized by national partner, Forward.us to give people across the United States an opportunity to explore their own heritage and celebrate the shared diversity of America. Join us in a virtual book discussion, hear from immigrant story tellers and see how our community has celebrated.

Online Learning for Adults & Teens

We are all officially tasked with social distancing in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus. While our 20 locations might be temporarily closed, we’re still open in many ways to our customers –

Online Learning for Families & Kids

We are all officially tasked with social distancing in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus. While our 20 locations might be temporarily closed, we’re still open in many ways to our customers –

Curating a Nancy Drew Collection

Editor's note: This guest post is by Jennifer Fisher, who contributed the Jennifer Fisher Nancy Drew Collection to Main Library. It was originally published on Fisher’s blog, and is reposted with her permission. The

Check Us Out 24/7

Customers are now able to pick up Library materials 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at certain locations!

Spend Your New Year – At the Library

Happy New Year from your Library! Make 2020 your best year yet by taking advantage of the many resources, materials and programs we offer. We hope to see you often!

No Fines Equals Better Customer Service

For many families in the Lucas County area, overdue fines can be a real barrier. To improve access and opportunity in the community at large, TLCPL will be eliminating overdue fines effective Jan. 1, 2019.

Girl Scouts to honor Toledo Library’s Rhonda Sewell

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library is proud to announce that its External and Governmental Affairs Manager Rhonda Sewell was named among the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio's 2018 Women of Distinction. Sewell was recognized for her extensive and impactful community work.

Toledo Library Program Gives Customers Device Advice

As part of its continued effort to address the digital divide and provide free technology training to customers, the Toledo Lucas County Public Library (TLCPL) is hosting a series of Device Advice programs this fall.

Toledo Library Joins Initiative to Help Entrepreneurs

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library is partnering with 11 other public library systems in the U.S. and Canada to explore ways libraries can reach and engage entrepreneurs in their communities — particularly people of color, women, immigrants and veterans.

Building Great Learners Starts With Reading

Since its inception in April 2014, the Ready to Read program has provided more than 4,000 parents and childcare providers with free kits and training, impacting the lives of more than 10,000 children.

Celebrating YOUR Success!

It's always a great day at the Toledo Lucas County Public Library when we're able to celebrate the success of our customers!

A Library Card for the Digital Age

Does your smartphone or tablet go wherever you go? Why not take your Library with you too! With our new eMedia card, you can borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies & more - without having to visit us in person.

Meet the Future Stephen Kings!

Stephen King, R.L. Stine, and Alfred Hitchcock have some new competition. Check out our "Get Your Spooky On" short story contest winners!