Creative Writing Workshops Return!
Whether you have a new creative piece you've been working on or you have been itching for the inspiration to begin writing, our upcoming writing workshops may be the place for you.
Knitting a Few Good Yarns: Themed Cozy Mysteries
Love to crochet, embroider, knit, sew or weave? Then you'll love these great cozy mysteries.
Afternoon with the Monster: 200 Years of Frankenstein
Originally published anonymously on January 1, 1818, the legend of how Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley first conceived of Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus is as famous as the Monster it immortalized.
Youth Art Month: It All Starts With a Simple Box of Crayons
March is Youth Art Month at your Library! Make time to get unplugged and immersed in some family art time.
Celebrating Our Creativity Lab’s One Year Anniversary
On Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m., we hope you will join us in celebration of the Creativity Lab’s first anniversary.
Welcoming Week: What It Is, Why It’s Important
Launched in 2009, Welcoming Week is a national initiative aimed at bringing citizens closer together.
Looking at Art: A Story in the Round
The Berlin Painter exhibit is a rare event, an assemblage of pottery from museums around the world. Continue reading to learn more about this fascinating exhibit and the story behind it.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
Visit our branches or Main Library for a Latino cultural event in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Total (Solar) Eclipse of the Heart
We're about to witness history folks - by way of the Great American Eclipse! Mark your calendars for August 21, and join us for solar eclipse viewing safety workshops.
Historic West Toledo
Our second Preserve Your Personal Story event at the West Toledo Branch, in collaboration with the Eleanor Kahle Senior Center, was a success. We hoped that this program would result in historical information about West Toledo, that we could share, and… it did!
Staying Fit in February and Beyond: Mixing Up Your Fitness Routine with Help from CHAARG!
Keeping your exercise routine interesting year-round can be challenging. Continue reading to explore creative fitness options.
Caldecott Contenders 2
Did you know that the Toledo Lucas County Public Library hosts a Caldecott Read-in? This year marks the 44th and TLCPL has correctly predicted the winner several times!
Tracy Chevalier To Visit Toledo, Ohio
Learn more about the international bestselling author Tracy Chevalier ... and check out some of her books.
Super Mario Run
Libraries aren't just for book reports and never ending education. Super Mario Run launched December 15th on iOS and the Library happens to already have an event scheduled for this March with Nintendo of America.
Makerspace Your Holidays
Putting a unique touch on the holidays just got easier thanks to your Library! Here are a few quick ideas to inspire you using some of our Makerspace equipment and programs!
Holy 50 Years, Batman!
Sanger Branch is celebrating 50 years of Batman in film with a special showing of the 1966 Batman movie, the movie that started it all.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage in Toledo
Come to the library to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with dancing, art, music, food and more!
Libraries are a great place to think creatively
Get lost in a fantasy world through a book, breathe new life into a community organization in your local library’s meeting space, or explore the digital world of a computer game. The Library has a new opportunity to offer creative exploration to its patrons through Make U: Mobile Art Labs with programs in drawing, painting, printmaking, installation art, 3D sculpture and digital photography.
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