Library Journal Awards Toledo Lucas County Library Four-Star Ranking

. December 1, 2016.

The results of the ninth edition of the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service are in. The LJ Index, a national rating system designed to recognize and promote America’s public libraries, aggregates nationally collected library statistics to encourage library self-evaluation, rating U.S. public libraries based on selected per capita output measures.

The Toledo Lucas County Library received four stars based on the LJ Index scores and star ratings from data reported annually by public libraries to their state library agencies and compiled nationally by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


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