Ohio: Toledo Blade Publishes Special Section Devoted to 175th Anniversary of Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library celebrates its 175th birthday this year in a good place. Its lending collection is a muscular 2.4 million books, compact discs, DVDs, and more. There are 325,022 library card holders in the county and last year 6.9 million items
This Blade special section on the library’s big anniversary takes you inside the rows and rows of books, explores The Blade Rare Book Room, and shows you how the building on Michigan Avenue grew to 271,000 square feet. It features a profile on longtime director Clyde Scoles and includes renowned historian and author David McCullough’s comments on libraries.
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.