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Main Library (Retired)

  • 240 N. Ontario Street, Toledo
  • Opened on June 23, 1890
  • Retired from service in 1940
  • Originally built to house the Lucas County Library
  • Designed by the architect Edward O. Fallis

Exterior view of Toledo Public Library in approximately 1919

Mildred Shepherst, librarian at Toledo Public Library, in approximately 1929

Reference room of Toledo Public Library, date unknown