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TLCPL Best Books of 2022

TLCPL’S BEST BOOKS OF 2022  By Katie Midgley, Manager, Lagrange Branch  As someone obsessed with books (I’m a librarian, don’t act surprised), I can say the end of the year is a magical time

LOOK OUT TOLEDO!

LOOK OUT TOLEDO! Here come the community leaders of the future by Terri Carroll, Director of Communications Today’s youth have gone through a lot during the past two years. But that’s not stopping

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Editor’s Note“You will do better in Toledo.” This phrase has regained prominence for our region’s makers, doers, and dreamers. It’s on the signs greeting people to Toledo and is found on all manner of shirts,

BRINGING THE COMMUNITY TO THE LIBRARY

BRINGING THE COMMUNITY TO THE LIBRARYby Allison Fiscus, Adult Services CoordinatorInternet access – food availability – vaccine appointments – test kits – support for students and teachers – computer access for new benefits and programs

BRINGING THE LIBRARY TO THE COMMUNITY

BRINGING THE LIBRARY TO THE COMMUNITYby the Ready to Read, Mobile Services, and Home Delivery teamsAs the previous article showcases, bringing community partners into Library spaces brings renewed attention to the idea of access.

BUILDING A COMMUNITY OF READERS

BUILDING A COMMUNITY OF READERS by Abby Byers, assistant manager, Waterville Branch Sorry, I can’t. I have book club.”  These are words I frequently use when I’m asked to make plans. Between the two

BE HERE NOW

BE HERE NOW Calling all makers, doers, dreamers, and creatives The Library has what you need for this moment of now by Rebecca Kramer, Manager of South Branch I’ve always been a dabbler,

LIBRARY TO THE RESCUE

LIBRARY TO THE RESCUE by Lauren Boeke, Assistant Youth Services Coordinator and Mom When my oldest child started elementary school, I was amazed at how much she learned during her kindergarten year. I

A NANCY DREW MYSTERY STORY

A NANCY DREW MYSTERY STORY THE MYSTERY OF THE LIBRARY COLLECTION By TERRI CARROLL I:  A WINNING TITLE Nancy Drew has inspired generations of girls with her indomitable resolve, resourcefulness, and aplomb. Whether

READ ON!

READ ON! Audiobooks are real books by Allison Fiscus, Adult Services Coordinator Do you want to read more, but never seem to find the time?  Perhaps you check out books from the Library (or

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FREE BOOKS Free books mailed to your home for children birth to age 5! Sign up today to have one free book per month sent to your child. If you

KEEP YOUR 2022 RESOLUTIONS WITH THE LIBRARY!

KEEP YOUR 2022 RESOLUTIONS WITH THE LIBRARY! 1. Read moreThis one is almost too easy… With more than 3 million materials to choose from, one trip to any of our 20 locations can set

TAKE THE NEXT STEP

TAKE THE NEXT STEP with the Library’s small business and nonprofit know-how at a branch near you by STEPHANIE ELTON The inspiration for starting a small business or nonprofit can strike anytime and

EVERY CHILD DESERVES A FULL BOOKSHELF

EVERY CHILD DESERVES A FULL BOOKSHELF The Toledo Library’s partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library expands access to books for every child in Lucas County by ALIA ORRA In the future the Library

TLCPL’S BEST BOOKS OF 2021

TLCPL’S BEST BOOKS OF 2021 It will come as a surprise to absolutely no one that, as library employees, we read a lot of books. Shocking, we know. And for avid readers like ourselves

TLCPL ZOOM IN BRANCH OUT

Can you identify the Library locations below? ARTICLES FROM OFF THE SHELF WINTER 2022 Browse the Magazine