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Please note screening measures are in place to enter the libraries. Masks and temperature checks are required. Questions regarding travel will be asked.

  • Book Pumpkin Contest

    Turn your favorite book into a pumpkin and participate in our virtual book pumpkin contest!
    Here's how:

    1. Decorate a pumpkin inspired by your favorite book or book character
    2. Take a picture of your pumpkin
    3. Submit your pumpkin photo on our website. Please include:
      • Pumpkin's name
        Book the pumpkin is based on
        Child's name and age
    4. Vote for best pumpkin online on our website

    **All contest entries must be submitted online. Must be 17 and under to enter. Three winners will be notified October 30th.**

    Submit entries October 1 - October 21.

    Vote for best pumpkin October 22 - October 29.

    For more information and to view the contest entries, click here.


  • Link to RB Digital emagazine collection
    Access Your Favorite Magazines

    Download and read the latest editions of your favorite magazines on your tablet or mobile device for free with RBDigital.

    Create an account with your library card and start browsing your favorite magazines.



  • Lakeland Books by Mail

    Live in Lakeland and want to have your library materials mailed directly to your house? We have a new pickup location in our online catalog and library app to get your requested materials mailed to you! 

    Choose Lakeland Books by Mail as the pickup location for your holds or contact library staff and let them know you would like your materials mailed instead of made available for pickup.

    For more information, please contact the Lakeland Public Library at 863.834.4263.

  • Link to Lakeland Public Library Creativebug
    You're more creative than you think.

    Love to craft? Want to explore your creative side? 

    Meet Creativebug, your online resource for all things crafty. Learn new craft techniques for all skill levels and watch classes anytime, anywhere.

    Create a free account with your library card to enjoy unlimited access to over 1000 online art and craft classes!

    There’s no pressure, just possibilities! Get started today and explore your creative side.


  • Build Your Song Library

    Access millions of songs and artists. Download and keep 5 songs each week absolutely FREE! Plus, stream music up to three hours per day! Even better? 15,000+ Music videos are available too!  All you need is your library card.