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  • Library Curbside and Walk-up Service!

    Beginning May 18th, the three Lakeland Libraries are offering curbside and walk-up service for picking up holds, requesting items, faxing, copying, and picking up forms such as IRS forms and the Florida unemployment application.  We will be happy to assist you outside the facilities. 

    Not sure what you want? Try our Book Concierge service! You can call any of the Lakeland libraries, walk-up, or use the form below:

    1. Request up to 10 items:

    2. A staff member will notify you by phone or text when the item(s) are available.
    3. Visit during curbside hours for pickup:
      Lakeland Public Library (863) 834-4263 
      Mon. - Thurs.    9 AM to 6:30 PM
      Fri. - Sat.            9 AM to 4:30 PM
      Sunday          1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

      Larry R. Jackson Branch Library (863) 834-4288 
      Mon. - Thurs.    9 AM to 6:30 PM
      Fri. - Sat.            9 AM to 4:30 PM 
      eLibrary South Lakeland (863) 838-4507 
      Mon. - Thurs.    9 AM to 5:30 PM
      Friday                 9 AM to 4:30 PM
      Saturday          10 AM to 1:30 PM 
    4. Park near library entry or in designated pickup spots.
    5. Call the library to let staff know of your arrival. Please identify your vehicle color, make, and model.
    6. A staff member will approach your vehicle window from a safe distance and deliver your item(s).



  • Ready to Serve

    Ready to Serve

    The Lakeland Libraries are ready to serve you! Let us know how we can help and staff will respond as soon as possible.


  • Library cards
    Get a Library Card

    Your library card opens the door to a world of information and a wealth of entertainment! ... and best of all? Library cards are FREE! 

    Register online for your library card today, then contact the Lakeland Public Library Monday through Friday 2 PM to 4 PM for full card privileges to access online content:

    Lakeland Public Library863.834.4263



  • Link to hoopla digital website
    hoopla Engage

    Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks, and more 24/7 from hoopla. No library card? No problem! Create a free account with hoopla Engage to download/stream up to 3 titles per month.

    To get started:

      1. Visit hoopladigital.com or download the hoopla app.
      2. Select "Get Started Today" and provide an email address and password to create your account.
      3. Choose Lakeland Public Library as your library.
      4. Select the option that you do not have a library card but would like to try hoopla.

    With hoopla, your public library is accessible anytime, anywhere!


  • Link to TumbleBooks eresources

    Read, Watch, and Learn!

    Tumble into reading fun for all ages! TumbleBooks are easy to use databases of ebooks and audiobooks with unlimited access! No checkouts, holds, or downloads required! Choose from animated picture books that incorporate sounds, music, and narration to create an electronic picture book, teen titles, or audiobooks for all audiences. 


  • Got Tech Questions?

    Learn about the basics and get your questions answered on your schedule! From library apps and computer questions to tablets, smartphones, ereaders, and more, book a one-on-one virtual technology support session for technology assistance with library staff! Virtual appointments are available Monday through Saturday for up to one hour each, and can be done by phone or video conference.

    For any Lakeland History questions, obituary requests, or property records microfilm searches, book a virtual support appointment with Lakeland History Room Librarian, LuAnn Mims

    To book an appointment, contact the Lakeland Public Library (863) 834-4263 or schedule your virtual appointment online here!