With 20 locations throughout Lucas County, the Library can connect people with vital services directly in our spaces. The current scheduled services are listed below.
If you need immediate help, dial 211 to connect with the United Way.
If you are interested in providing a service, please complete this form.

The Ohio Justice Bus is a mobile legal aid office that offers free legal advice to low-income residents. Residents can visit Library locations below to talk to an attorney privately about civil legal matters including debtor/creditor issues, foreclosures, bankruptcy advice, eviction, family law issues, and more. Services are walk up only (no appointment) and available on a first come, first served basis.

Free Legal Clinic – Domestic Relations and Family Law
(Tu) September 13: 10 a.m. – noon
Main Library 
Talk to an attorney for free and privately about civil legal matters related to domestic and family law such as custody, protection orders, divorce, and more.

Free Legal Clinic | Consumer Law
(Tu) October 11: 10 a.m. – noon
Talk to an attorney for free and privately about civil legal matters related to consumer law such as debt, bankruptcy, and more.

The Ohio Justice Bus is powered by the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation, American Electric Power Foundation, and the Supreme Court of Ohio. Presented in partnership by the Toledo Lucas County Public Library, the Lucas County Law Library, and the Toledo Bar Association.

With the TRIO Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), adults ages 19 and over can receive free one-to-one assistance with:
  • GED program referrals
  • Complete/process college applications
  • Complete FAFSA applications
  • Student loan default resolution
  • Financial literacy training
  • Career exploration
TRIO EOC is a federally funded program through the U.S. Department of Education. 
To schedule an appointment, call (567) 661-7300.
First and third Tuesdays: Mott | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Second and fourth Tuesdays: South | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
First and third Wednesdays: Heatherdowns | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Every Thursday: Main | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.