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The Knitty Gritty

Did you take our Knitting Basics class? 

Do you still need a little visual guidance to get your knitting on?

Watch us knit! 
Visit us on YouTube!

Library Locations

Lakeland Public Library
Main Library
100 Lake Morton Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801

Larry R. Jackson Branch
1700 N. Florida Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33805

eLibrary South Lakeland
4740 S. Florida Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33813

Learn Something New

Classes Are In Session!


From knitting to photo basics, and Windows 8 to your favorite Android apps, you'll want to learn something new with us! All classes are free. Space is limited and registration is required. 


  • Windows 8 Basics*
    Tuesday, December 2 / 2pm-4pm
    *Laptop required

  • Photo Basics*
    Thursday, December 4 / 2pm-4pm
    *Camera/smartphone required

  • Online Photo Editing*
    Tuesday, December 9 / 2pm-4pm
    *Laptop required

  • Favorite Android Apps*
    Thursday, December 11 / 2pm-4pm
    *Android device required

  • Knitting Basics
    Tuesday, December 16 / 2pm-4pm

  • Knitting Basics
    Saturday, December 20 / 2pm-4pm

*Patron must have their own device and bring it to class.

To register, contact 
Reference Services @ 863.834.4265 or stop by the library. The Main Library is located at 100 Lake Morton Drive, Lakeland.

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... and coming in 2015

Registration now open. Click for details!


Our new knitting club, The Knotty Knit Wits, will be meeting once a month in the library meeting room and knitting up a storm. Come join us! Come be a little knotty!

The Knotty Knit Wits is a drop-in knitting club, and all skill levels are welcome. Join other knitters and learn to knit or work on your current projects. Come in and share knitting tips or get knitting advice. Registration not required.

3rd Wednesday of the month @6:30pm
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To request a sign language interpreter at any library event or program, please contact Brenda Patterson at 863.834.4276 at least 7 business days prior to the event.