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Volunteering for All Ages: How 14 Toledo Girls Found a Way to Help Do Their Part During WWII

The Girls' Activity Friendship Society, a club created by fourteen young girls from Glenwood School in 1943, is not only emblematic of the perseverance by all during the wartime effort, but it also can serve as inspiration to help the Toledo community during current and future hard times. Read more to learn about the GAFS as well as reading suggestions and local volunteer opportunities.

Become a Part of Toledo’s History!

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library has launched a program to collect photos from the public to be preserved as part of our local history collections. Contribute your photos (physical or digital) to become a part of Toledo history.

Toledo Streets Newspaper Archive Now Available

The Local History and Genealogy department of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library has partnered with Toledo Streets, the local nonprofit news organization that helps those experiencing poverty with the opportunity to economically empower themselves. The first 74 issues of the newspaper are now available online through the Library.

New Digital Photos and How to Decorate With Them for Cheap

The Local History and Genealogy department of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library works to make our materials available as widely as possible by scanning books, maps, architectural drawings and photographs. They are made available through our partnership with Ohio Memory - here are some photo collections added in August.

5 Day Summer Itinerary for Toledo, Ohio

Are you visiting Toledo, Ohio this summer and wonder what to do and where to go? Or, are you a native Toledoan looking for something different? Check out these unique ideas for this summer!

National Day of Listening

The National Day of Listening is an opportunity to sit down to have a face to face conversation - and really listen.

Outdoor Odyssey

With so many locations across Northwestern Ohio, the Metroparks of Toledo are one of Toledo’s most fantastic and bountiful resources, offering some of the area’s greatest outdoor fun.