Serving the literacy needs of adults, children, and families in northwest Ohio.

  • The Blade Corporate & Community Spelling Bee!

    The 31st Annual Corporate and Community Spelling Bee is right around the corner! We are so excited to be raising money to give our students the opportunity to learn to read and find success. We invite you to be a major leadership donor in our Spelling Bee. Won’t you please help us this year? Our students are counting on a YES! And your employees who come celebrate the day with us will have a great time too. This year's Bee will be held on October 18. Doors open at 11am, lunch served from 11:15a-12:10p, Bee starts at 12:15. Click the image for more information and to register.

  • Volunteers Needed!

    We are recruiting volunteers for all of our programs. Volunteers are needed for Creating Young Readers in Elementary Schools, Monday - Friday at various times during the school day. Volunteers are needed at the library during after school hours. And volunteers are needed to work with adults Monday - Friday at various locations and times. If you would like to help a child or adult in one of our programs, please contact us at 419-242-7323. Our volunteers tell us that the time they give to their students is the best part of their week. We'd love to make your weeks brighter! Give us a call today!