The Federal Depository Library Program, administered by the U.S. Government Publishing Office, was established by Congress in 1813 to ensure that the public has access to Federal Government information in depository libraries throughout the United States and its territories. The Government Documents Collection contains material published and distributed by the Government Publishing Office.

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library has been a congressionally designated depository library for U.S. Government documents since 1884. Government publications are housed at Main Library in the Fact and Fiction Department.

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FDLP Basic Collection

The titles in this collection of core publications are accessible digitally for immediate use. These titles are vital sources of information that support the public’s right to know about the workings and essential activities of the Federal Government.

This Library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code).