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Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

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

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anything you want to read or watch or listen to

the toledo library system has to be one of the best in the country. you can get on line and request anything from a book to dvd, to cd's etc, have them delivered to any public... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Toledo, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

the toledo library system has to be one of the best in the country. you can get on line and request anything from a book to dvd, to cd's etc, have them delivered to any public library you want, and pick it up, you have 3 days until they ship it back or shelve it. we get new release movies... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is the best library I've been to. Large selection of books and other information. Other cities and counties have much less material.

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Toledo, Ohio
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97 reviews 97 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The library has a large for sale section run by friends of the library. The hours at the Sanger Branch are really good. The new release selection and reference book selection are well stocked.

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Toledo, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I really appreciate having a public library. There are many reasons to go; e.g. quiet study time, quiet reading time, computers for homework and study use. The only thing I find annoying is when the "inner-city" crowd pardon my language come in just to use the computers for facebook or some stupid online game, so for the most part I... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I have been to many other library systems around the country. I'm originally from Toledo and when I was a kid the main branch was only the front portion of the current main branch, there was no glass portion in the back, no parking garage, etc. The library today is BEAUTIFUL! I enjoyed it back then and actually as a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a terrific opportunity for the public to hear a wide variety of authors, illustrators, journalists, and other speakers. Always very organized, well publicized, with excellent presentations.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

While people watching at the downtown branch, I saw a woman changing her baby's diaper on the table in the middle of the library, a man emptying tobacco from cigarette butts and rolling a new cigarette, a man that passed out (paramedics were called), loud folks, many people that bring duffle bags/suitcases/bag-lady carts. The conference rooms can hear everything -... More 

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Bowling Green, Ohio, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The Main Library in Downtown is the crown jewel of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, which is one of the best in the nation. The architecture of this building is not to be missed, as when you enter you are greeted by a beautiful mural and glorious Art Deco architecture. The collection is outstanding, and Toledo is lucky to have... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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111 reviews 111 reviews
39 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Main issue is people coming in and sleeping there or being weird. I love the library and it's beautiful. However that is a safety concern. There is grant access which is great. A lot of the books are older but a decent collection of new works too. Not as much as there used to be at libraries, but everyone is... More 

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Sylvania, Ohio
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66 reviews 66 reviews
32 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is not only a historic building but also carries a wide array of books. You will not be disappointed in this library.

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