Writing & Publishing

Find an Upcoming Writing Workshop

Writing Lab

at Main Library

The Writing Lab at Main Library supports local authors who are seeking to improve their craft in creative writing, poetry and technical writing.

WRITING WORKSHOPS
Thursdays | 6:30 p.m. | Main Library

Our writing workshops are a great way to commit to a schedule, meet other writers and help your project become a reality. Bring a writing sample to share and join others in their writing process.

Find an Upcoming Writing Workshop

Upcoming Programs

Open Computer Lab

Saturday Nov. 23
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Kent

Receive assistance with resume and cover letter writing, online job applications, typing, Microsoft Office, and more. A tech trainer will be present to answer questions and provide assistance.

Event Details for Open Computer Lab

Open Computer Lab

Monday Nov. 25
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Kent

Receive assistance with resume and cover letter writing, online job applications, typing, Microsoft Office, and more. A tech trainer will be present to answer questions and provide assistance.

Event Details for Open Computer Lab

RESUME A-B-C

Monday Nov. 25
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

Make sure your resume is the best it can be -- bring a printed copy of your resume and/or cover letter for our expert to review spelling and grammar. Every 4th Monday from 7-8pm.

Event Details for RESUME A-B-C

Writing & Publishing Blogs

Writing tips and resources to inspire your next writing adventure.

Continue Reading: Read, Write, Get Inspired

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.

Continue Reading: Toledo Streets Newspaper Archive Now Available

Learn more about creating powerful plots for your next novel by exploring writing elements like story setting, plot and characters.

Continue Reading: Writing a Good Story is Never Easy: Explore Effective Plot Strategies for Your Novel
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Local Author Submission

We're pleased to house the works of many local authors, artists and creators and want to include them in our collection when possible. 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.)

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