FREE Toledo Area Events: May 2023

StoryTunes with TAPA

StoryTunes is TAPA’s take on story time for caregivers and children ages 0-3. During these 45-minute classes, Toledo Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) educator and Musically Me founder, Cheryl Freeman, and a special musical guest will bring stories to life. Here are the dates:

MAY 16
Holland Branch Library

MAY 18 and MAY 25
Oregon Branch Library

Free Comic Book Day


A promotional event organized by the North American comic book industry each year, Free Comic Book Day aims to attract new readers to independent comic book stores. Enjoy the day’s activities at the following locations:

Toledo Game Room

Monarch Comics

Main Library

Comic Book Day

Mini Comic and Zine Workshop

Tinkering Takeovers

Get excited about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) with Imagination Station. Tinkering Takeovers will take place at various Toledo Lucas County locations. There is no charge to attend; all you need to bring is your creativity. Find the event at the following locations:

East Toledo Family Center
MAY 3 & MAY 18

Walbridge Park
MAY 12

Soccer After School for Youth

MAY 15

After School soccer classes for youth ages 6-12 the first and third Monday of every month.

Heart and Mind – Mental Health Fair

MAY 10
The goal for this program is to provide hands-on education for pre-teens and hold a space for parents to advocate for themselves, their children, and peers when it comes to the struggles of day-to-day mental health.

2023 Sylvania Memorial Day Parade

May 29

Sylvania’s Memorial Day Celebration has become one of the largest and best attended in Northwest Ohio.

Summer Read Volunteen Program

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library is looking for responsible teen volunteers to assist with summer reading programs. Teens are required to apply and attend a training session.

Holland Branch Library
MAY 13, 15, & 27

Mott Branch Library
MAY 4 and 18

Birmingham Branch Library
MAY 8 and 31

Oregon Branch Library
MAY 10 and 13

Sylvania Branch Library
MAY 13, 16 and 30

Maumee Branch Library
MAY 18

Washington Branch Library
MAY 20

South Branch Library
MAY 23

Reynolds Corner Branch Library
MAY 24 and 31

Lagrange Branch Library
MAY 30

Waterville Branch Library
MAY 31

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