After 20 years without any major renovations, the Toledo Lucas County Main Library downtown is readying for some major work this year. To better serve the community, key features of the renovation include relocating the cafe, gallery and gift shop, technology updates, creating new spaces to foster cultural, educational and economic development and expanding multi-function space.
When people talk about the Toledo area’s important assets they invariably mention the Zoo, the Museum, the Metroparks, Lake Erie and the Library. One important asset that is not often mentioned, but likely should be, is CareNet.
The American Foundation for the Blind is looking for volunteers to help transcribe thousands of Helen Keller archives, such as papers, letters and speeches in a way that is accessible to blind, hard-of-hearing, and deafblind audiences.