Target ® Presents . . . SPEAK!

Posted Sep 21st, 2011 by Rhonda Sewell  Category: Arts & Entertainment


(Released September 20, 2011) – The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library is proud to announce a traveling exhibit of more than 30 original illustrations of dogs by internationally recognized book artists. Target ® presents SPEAK!, an exhibit which kicks off on Saturday, October 8 with a grand opening celebration and day of special activities at Main Library, 325 Michigan St.

From 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, Main Library will be the place to be as children’s book illustrator Tim Bowers makes a special appearance (

Grand opening celebration activities include:

· Presentation and book signing with illustrator Tim Bowers (10:30 a.m.)
· Meet Clifford the Big Red Dog
· Crafts and activities
· Pet Safety/Care with the Toledo Area Humane Society
· Dog Adoption Event (Noon – 3 p.m.) on the North Lawn of Main Library
· And much more!

The SPEAK! exhibit will be held on the Main Library Gallery (2nd floor) from October 8 through December 31. Teachers may call to schedule special exhibit tours!

The SPEAK! traveling exhibit is presented by Target ®, with generous support for the October 8 event by the Robert L. & Posy Huebner Collection; The Library Legacy Foundation;
the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, and Mazza Museum International Art from Picture Books/The Dr. Jerry J. Mallett Institute.

NOTE: For additional information visit, or call the Children’s Library at 419.259.5231

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