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Personal Archiving Lab

The Personal Archiving Lab

Create your own Personal Family Archive and digitize your old home movies, photos, cassettes, slides & negatives so you can easily share them with family and friends. 

Find out more here!

Check out the classes offered at other libraries!


The Lakeland libraries are a part of the Polk County Library Cooperative. 

This allows our patrons to access all libraries in Polk County with their library card.

NEW!



Join us for a series of classes that will prepare you to take the Citizenship Exam.

Class Dates: 

 

April 6, 13, 20, 27

May 4, 11, 18, 25

6-8pm

Register today by calling 863.834.4265 or by clicking the set of classes you would like to attend.

Registration opens 3 weeks before the first class date.

Classes are FREE!

Verbal & written English skills are required.
Translators are welcome.

Lakeland Public Library 
Training Room 
(100 Lake Morton Dr.)

Questions? 

Contact Georgia Hoshin-Bray 863.834.4265



Tutoring

Did you know we offer one on one tutoring at the library?

Here are some of the topics that we help with:

Introduction to Computers

Internet Basics

Email

Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher

Managing Files & Folders

Uploading & Editing Pictures with Windows Photo Viewer

Help with other subjects is also available!

One on one tutoring is available at the following locations:

Lakeland Public Library
100 Lake Morton Dr.
863.834.4265

eLibrary
4740 S. Florida Ave
863.838.4507

Call to reserve your time today!



Class Schedule

Join us for:

Windows 10 Basics 


Discover all the ins and outs of the latest version of Windows. Learn how to customize the Start menu, manage multiple desktops and use Microsoft Edge to surf the Internet.
To register, call 863.834.4265 or register online by clicking the event.

Internet Basics

Wednesday, April 5 6-7pm

Learn how to access and navigate websites and discover how to conduct simple Internet searches using Google and Yahoo.

To register, call 863.834.4265 or register online by clicking the event.


 

Instagram**


Explore the fast, beautiful and fun way to share your photos with friends, family and the world. 
To register, call 863.834.4265 or register online by clicking the event.

 


Microsoft Word


Create, format and save a Word document like an expert! 
To register, call 863.834.4265 or register online by clicking the event.

Microsoft Excel

Wednesday, April 12 6-7pm

Learn how to create, edit and change formulas in an Excel document. We will also learn how to change the worksheet appearance, delete a column or row and insert a column or row.
To register, call 863.834.4265 or register online by clicking the event.

 


 

 

Pinterest**

Thursday, April 13  10-11am

People everywhere look to Pinterest to find new ideas and inspiration. Learn to how to discover pins, create boards and connect with people on any topic under the sun. 
To register, call 863.834.4265 or register online by clicking the event.

 


Microsoft PowerPoint

Tuesday, April 18 6-7pm

Learn how to create a basic presentation by adding slides, ClipArtWordArt, and picture files. Use various formatting tools to enhance the look and feel of your presentation. 
To register, call 863.834.4265 or register online by clicking the event.

Google Drive or Microsoft One Drive

Wednesday, April 19 6-7pm

Learn more about these two reliable, fast and easy to use Internet storage clouds.
To register, call 863.834.4265 or register online by clicking the event.

 


 

 

Google Photos**


Discover Google’s tool that will let you share and store your photo collection. Explore tools that let you create collages and animations, as well as apply filters and creative touches to your photos. 
To register, call 863.834.4265 or register online by clicking the event.

 


Google Docs & Sheets

Tuesday, April 25 6-7pm

Docs and Sheets are a word processor and spreadsheet programs that are part of the Google Drive service.  Come and learn about how this suite allows users to create and edit files online while collaborating with other users in real-time.
To register, call 863.834.4265 or register online by clicking the event.
Free Office Alternatives

Wednesday, April 26 6-7pm

Learn more about alternative applications to MS Word and Excel.  We will discuss OpenOffice, LibreOffice, Google Docs and Sheets, Microsoft Office Online and other applications.

To register, call 863.834.4265 or register online by clicking the event.

Registration for each event opens the week before the event unless otherwise noted.

**Registration opens two weeks before event

Questions? Contact David Gonzalez at 863.834.4277.