The Toledo Lucas County Public Library (TLCPL) has served Lucas County residents for more than 175 years. Our System consists of Main Library, located in downtown Toledo and 18 branches located throughout Lucas County. We are the fifth largest library system in Ohio and offer a wide variety of services as well as excellent employment opportunities. Full time and part time positions are offered.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, TLCPL assures that all applicants and employees receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, ancestry or handicap.

TLCPL requires that all finalists for a position undergo the following:

  • Criminal background check
  • Pre-employment drug testing on applicants

TLCPL requires a criminal background check and pre-employment drug testing for applicants selected as finalists for positions. Applicants will be provided a copy of any positive drug test results. A criminal record does not necessarily eliminate you from employment with the Toledo Lucas County Public Library. Each conviction will be reviewed with respect to the offense, circumstances, seriousness and position for which you apply.

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Engage all of our communities, inspire lifelong learning and provide universal access to a broad range of information, ideas and entertainment.


To continue evolving Library services to best meet the needs of the many and diverse communities we serve and be a catalyst for positive change in all corners of Toledo and Lucas County.


In all of our efforts we will seek to build an organizational culture that is welcoming, innovative, objective, accountable and collaborative.