What We’re Reading Now

Winter Read!

Do your New Year’s resolutions include reading more? Let the Library help you resolve to read with our Winter Read challenge from Jan. 1 – Feb. 28.

Just read at least one book in January and February (two total books!)
* Register for Winter Read and get a pair of one-size-fits most TLCPL touch screen gloves for adults and kids (while supplies last.)
* Register and track what you read on the Beanstack Tracker app.
* You can also pick up a paper bookmark tracker in the lobby of any Library location or download a bookmark.
* Collect a prize for reading and logging at least two books by Feb. 28: a free book for kids and teens, and a winter mug for adults.

Better Toledo

Build your leadership skills, challenge yourself to move from the couch to a 5K, become more resilient, and more in 2023 with Better Toledo: A Series. First and Third Thursdays at Main Library.

Get started here!

Youth Programs

Keep the kids in your life engaged and entertained with our FREE fun programs like storytimes, teen hyper-film challenge, cookie in a jar, and more!

Check our calendar! http://events.toledolibrary.org/events?v=grid

50th Annual Caldecott Read-In!

Help us predict a winner! Teachers, librarians, and children’s book fans have the chance to read and examine dozens of books and then vote to predict the winner of the Caldecott Medal. (

(Sa) Jan. 28 | 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Main Library
Register Here! http://http//events.toledolibrary.org/event/7085591

For the past 49 years our local Caldecott Read-In has been held in January to read and review the best picture books of the previous year. At this 50th annual Read-In attendees will receive a list of the best books of the year along with librarian reviews of our top ten favorites. Box lunch provided. Please call 419.259.5231 if you have dietary restrictions.
Free tutoring with Tutor.com

Tutor.com offers online academic tutoring to K-12, intro-level college and GED students. No appointment is needed and tutors are available noon to midnight, 7 days a week!

Free music through Freegal

Save money through Freegal!

They’ve revamped their site to offer you a better listening experience – stream, download, and enjoy your favorite music for FREE!

What we’re reading:

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Shop for yourself or the book lover in your life from our online store! (https://toledolibrary.threadless.com/)

Choose from shirts, kids’ attire, bags, and more!