Toledo Area Map zoomed in with a magnifying glass over Toledo and Cleveland.


We’re pleased to house the works of many local authors, artists, and creators and want to include them in our collection. Local authors/creators are defined as those with an active and current community connection. Local author submissions must meet the Library’s Collection Development Policy.

At this time, we cannot accept:

  • Unsolicited materials submitted by persons or publishers outside of northwest Ohio
  • Materials with obvious or possible copyright violations
  • Materials in electronic format (eBooks, audiobooks, etc.)