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Homework Helper SUPPLY DRIVE
Monday, August 13 - Saturday, August 25

Support student success in our community by donating new school supplies for use in the Library’s 13 Homework Helper areas. From August 13 through August 25, simply drop off new supplies at your local library branch during regular hours of operation:


   Hand sanitizer

   Disinfecting wipes

   Glue sticks



   Crayons (box of 64 with the sharpener, if possible)

   Thin colored markers (washable)

   Color pencils

   Pink erasers 

   Dry erase markers 

   Dry erase erasers

   Student size dry erase boards

   Index cards

   Wide-rule loose leaf paper

   Folders with pockets 

   Coloring books

Find the full location and schedule at toledolibrary.org/homeworkhelper. Thanks in advance for helping to make this the Best School Year Ever!


Need assistance? Call 419.259.5200 with questions.


Your Library offers access to a world of ideas and tools, and makes our community a better place for everyone to live.

August 6, 13, 20, 27

Awareness Program: “Families to Families, Their Life … Our Dreams;”

Mondays – 6 to 8 pm; Kent Branch Library; For adult family members

who have loved ones with substance abuse issues – learn about the trends

in relationships between gangs, drugs and addiction: 419-213-6582


August 16

Art Loop – “Dog Days of Summer + Cats”


August 18

Lincoln School Community Coalition Second Annual Picnic: 10 am to 3

pm; Old Lincoln School on Detroit

New United Church 4th Annual Five Points Community Baptism: Meet

new people, fellowship, enjoy live music, kids’ games, petting zoo,

bouncy house


August 20

Toledo Public Schools First Day of the 2018-2019 School Year


August 21

Talk Back with Candidate Paula Hicks-Hudson: 6 – 7:30 pm; United Vision

Baptist Church; Want to know what state government does for you?

Want to learn how the state House of Representatives serves you? Want to

give your input on issues that are important to you and your family?


August 25

Pilgrim Church’s Annual Parking Lot Party: 6 to 8 pm; Food, live musical

entertainment, games: 419-478-6012


September 3

Labor Day Parade!


September 9

An Evening of Prayer of Praise and Worship with Talley and Friends: St

Paul AME Zion Church; 5 pm; Featuring Elder Lesley Talley in Concert


September 11

Talk Back with Candidate Paula Hicks-Hudson: 6 – 7:30 pm; New Psalmist

Church; Want to know what state government does for you? Want to

learn how the state House of Representatives serves you? Want to give

your input on issues that are important to you and your family?

Lourdes Offers All-In-One Enrollment Fair


Lourdes University is once again offering an All-In-One Undergraduate Enrollment Fair on Monday, August 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Russell Ebeid Hall, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania.


During the event, individuals looking to enroll can:

•   Apply for admission

•   Receive an on-the-spot admission and scholarship decision

•   Register for classes

•   Meet with Financial Aid and more


For additional information, please call 419-517-8884 or email egibson@lourdes.edu.


Lourdes University

Rooted in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, Lourdes University is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis, and offers baccalaureate degrees in a variety of academic majors as well as graduate degrees in business, education, nursing, organizational leadership, social work, and theology. Community outreach programs include the Appold Planetarium, the Center for Science Education & the Environment, and Lifelong Learning. A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Lourdes students can also compete in a variety of men’s and women’s sports. Named a “Best in the Midwest” college by the Princeton Review, Lourdes University is a nationally accredited, veteran and transfer-friendly institution offering a variety of student scholarships. Explore the possibilities online at www.lourdes.edu or by phone at 419-885-3211. 

“Peaces of Art”

“Peaces’ of Art” a banquet, silent and live auction, to benefit The Padua Center, will be held October 14, 2018 at 5:00 pm at the Sullivan Center at Gesu Parish, 2049 Parkside Blvd., Toledo, Ohio   Art work, stitchery,  and other items will be in the silent auction. Art work created by the Padua Center children  will be the centerpiece of the live auction. Tickets and other information can be obtained from The Padua Center. e-mail: thepaduacenter@gmail.com, website: paduacenter.org,   or call 419-241-6465.






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