Friends of the Library

Be Our Friend!

Friends of the Library (FOL) is a non-tax deductible 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization that encourages and promotes ongoing development and use of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library through volunteer opportunities and support for programs, branch activities and levy campaigns. The organization also hosts books sales and other functions to raise funds for the Library. Stay connected with us on Facebook

Membership benefits include special "members only" book sale previews, 10% discount on book sale purchases, volunteer opportunities and one free book from the Book Center annually.

Membership options:

  • $10/yr - Military (active or veteran), seniors (60+), students
  • $20/yr - Individual
  • $30/yr - Family
  • $200 - Lifetime membership

Call 419.259.5455 or email Margi.Levy@TOLEDOLIBRARY.ORG for assistance.

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FRIENDS BOOK SALE

Upcoming Book Sales!
Gently-used, well-loved books $1 each or $15/bag!

(Th) Oct. 21 | 4 - 7 p.m. (members only | noon - 4 p.m. )
(F) Oct. 22 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(Sa) Oct. 23 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. ($8/bag)

(Th) Dec. 2 | 4 - 7 p.m. (members only | noon - 4 p.m. )
(F) Dec. 3 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(Sa) Dec. 4 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. ($8/bag)

Located at 1301 N. Reynolds Rd., Toledo, OH 43615
(corner of Reynolds Rd. & Dorr St., next to Super Fitness) 

At this time we are not requiring reservations, but we will be limiting shoppers to a maximum of 40 in the building at one time. If you have been here for over an hour and we have customers waiting, we will ask you to come back another time to allow others in to shop. Face Masks are required. Thank you in advance for your cooperation in our efforts to make this a pleasant and safe Book Sale for all.

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Material Donations

Book Donations
Thank you for thinking of us for your book donations!

Friends of the Library is accepting donations at the Book Center.

  • Fridays only - 9 a.m. -1 p.m.
  • Place donations in designated crates at the back of our building.
  • If the crates aren't out (due to inclement weather or full crates)please do not leave your donation - try another time.

Friends of the Library Book Center
1301 N. Reynolds Rd.
Toledo, OH 43615
(SW corner of Reynolds & Dorr, next to Super Fitness)

We accept (in good condition):

  • Hardcover books ~ Paperback books ~ Children's books
  • Audio books on CD and cassette tape
  • CDs
  • DVDs
  • Records
  • Current magazines (current and last year only)
  • No National Geographics, we have an overabundance!
  • No VHS, again we have an overabundance.

Friends of the Library LEADERSHIP

2021 OFFICERS:

President - David Dennis
VP - Joe Zielinski
Treasure
r - Louise Ehrick
Secretary
- Claudia Schroeder

DIRECTORS/TRUSTEES AT LARGE:

Margi Levy, Friends of the Library Manager
Jenny Barlos, Marianne Mussett, and Ernest Walker

CHAPTER DIRECTORS/TRUSTEES:

Holland - Keiran Menacher
Outreach - Claudia Schroeder
Reynolds Corners - David Dennis
Sanger - Louise Ehrick Waterville - Kathy Chamberlain
West Toledo - Joe Zielinski