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Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

325 N. Michigan St., Toledo, OH 43624
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Ranked #9 of 42 attractions in Toledo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Libraries
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Toledo, Ohio
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142 reviews 142 reviews
74 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Me included, but I have visited just for the experience.. If your a book worm, or architect lover... Enjoy .. It will be a sad day when toledos libraries die a slow and painful death.

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Maumee, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This library system keeps getting better. The main building is a classic and the branches have been updated and provide the same, great service. It's so easy to go online and have materials delivered to your local facility. They are also way out in front in providing books and music for downloading. We can be anywhere in the world and,... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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85 reviews 85 reviews
32 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

It's actually a huge and beautiful building, full of books. A lot nicer than many libraries. The negatives - a LOT of homeless people inside and other people who were not there for books or library services. It didn't feel super safe. I parked in the underground parking garage which is quite cheap but a car boxed me in and... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Toledo has a fantastic library system that is county wide. Each individual library has its own special charm but all continually strive to improve and update the quality of offerings. The Main Branch downtown Toledo is a showpiece with many vintage and original artistic touches. Staff are ALL professional and knowledgeable and eager to assist, no matter which branch library... More

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Austintown, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Was here for a conference for work. The library was pretty and clean. The various meeting rooms were nice too. I'm not used to being in a "city" library, and I don't know if this is a normal thing, but the number of scruffy-looking men sitting without books was a bit disconcerting (I counted 9). The staff that I came... More

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Denver, Colorado, USA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
9 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

The library is a focal point of downtown, and the combination of the 1920s building and its excellent murals with the more recent addition is very attractive. I asked to use a computer, since I don't like to do credit card transactions over poorly protected wifi networks at hotels. The staff behind the desk didn't know how to do that,... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

More than a fabulous Art Deco style piece of downtown Toledo, the library is an active part of the Toledo educational, cultural, and community life. With a large auditorium, lunch counter, underground public parking, an extensive collection of historically significant history of the area, archival rooms, and both local and international art displays, computer research areas, and public lectures, one... More

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Toledo, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Our area is so lucky to have such an amazing library system. I will never hesitate to support one of their levies!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Have been a library member for over 50 years. We are so fortunate to have such a wonderful place. Current periodicals, movies, best sellers, books on tape, on line books, neighborhood programs, reading incentives for kids. Can' say enough good things about our library system.

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Toledo, Ohio
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

One of the best public services in the city. Well managed and staff are very helpful. All buildings from Main Library to all the branches and 3 bookmobiles are beautiful and very comfortable. Great for doing all kinds of research and pleasurable reading.

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