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Address: 325 N. Michigan St., Toledo, OH 43624
Phone Number: 419-259-5207
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Beautiful Art Deco

This is a great library with beautiful Bakelite murals all over the building and Art Deco touches all over. The new addition has great outdoor spaces to view Downtown Toledo from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
markwirwin
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Toledo, Ohio
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Toledo, Ohio
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great library with beautiful Bakelite murals all over the building and Art Deco touches all over. The new addition has great outdoor spaces to view Downtown Toledo from above.

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Sanford, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My parents gifted these rooms to the library after many years of contributing. I am so proud that they made these gifts for the future of our children.

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Thank businessmom1
Toledo, Ohio
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Toledo-Lucas county Public library is one of the best kept secrets in the downtown Toledo area local history and geneaology with unlimited books referencing Ohio's prehistoric history anyone with a desire to be exsposed to history and have yet to visit and view the archives contained must take time out to do so. Geneaology assistance is second to nun... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I am unsure if this building was something else or if It was built as a library but it is grand. I want to say first and foremost, go all the way upstairs. There is an upstairs area you can walk, read relax and still recieve wifi. It is a seperation and isolation from the commotion of the huge areas... More 

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Perrysburg, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I attended a fund raiser and was blown away by the roof top area. Such a surprise to attend a spectacular event!

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NEw Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Toledo is a lovely city.. she has a little town feel and a big city availability of her her many excellent amenities.. the library is just one but a great one.. Come and check this out Lucas County and her jewel, Toledo and Toledo provides many great places to spend a day or a life time exploring and the Library... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We visited with my 4-year old grandson and 9-year old great nephew. The librarian was immediately friendly and helpful upon entering, and directed us to the proper area for each child. Both kids borrowed several books and had a great time choosing them! There are comfy chairs to peruse and read quietly, and a friendly and helpful staff. What else... More 

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Thank beffers2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Toledo has a wonderful library.there is great selection of books plus many audio CD's, books on CD, and movies.The staff are helpful and competent.

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Thank KHA8
Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Toledo Public Library is the best library in the country -- at least I think so. I usually use the branch closest to me which has helpful staff and a great collection. The downtown branch is wonderful with creative rooms for children, youth and adults. But the on line offerings are great. I can order a book from another... More 

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Bridgewater, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A great place in downtown Toledo. It is worth the trip to downtown. Visit the Toledo Mud Hens baseball park while downtown.

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