All Lakeland Public Libraries will be CLOSED on Monday, September 3rd for Labor Day.

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    Greetings from Florida!

    Our story begins with you...what better way to tell the many stories of Lakeland and its history, than visually by showcasing highlights from our Digital Collection through Flickr.

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    Check out our featured album:

    Greetings from Florida!

    Flickr - Postcards are a popular way of sending greetings back to folks at home OR serve as a souvenir of your travels. Here are a few that showcase Greetings from Lakeland, Florida. outdoor activities.


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    On the go this summer?

    On the go this summer? Worried about losing a book or cd during your travels?
    Go digital.
    The library offers several options for you to still have all that you need to make the most of your travels!
    All free with your library card.

    We make it easy! Here are a few with apps!

    Hoopla, Libby, Tumblebooks, and RB Digital




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    Hurricane Season June 1 - November 30

    Being prepared is the best defense against unpredictable weather.

    Check out the City of Lakeland's page on Hurricane Preparedness and all the helpful hints to make sure you are ready this season.


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    The Goods

    Find out what new books, music, and movies have arrived at the Lakeland Public Library by signing up for our new email alert, The Goods.

    Each edition will be delivered to your inbox and will include 6 to 9 titles.  Choose what you want to hear about from the list below.  Each option is a separate email.  Pick as many as your inbox can handle.

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    Support the Library

    Want to support the library?

    Make a donation that will help us continue to add new and exciting features.

    It's easy with our new online donation option through Smart Pay. No need to login! Try it out by clicking on our Donation button below.

     Smart Pay is the Lakeland Public Library's secure website for online payment of library fines, fees, and donations.


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    Coffee Shop Update

    Phase 2 of the coffee shop renovation is going on now!

    What to expect?

    1. Business as usual - we will still be open during this process
    2. Some noise - knocking out walls is noisy business
    3. Some dust - we will try to keep this to a minimum!
    4. Donated materials will not be accepted during this time.


    Keep track of the progress by following our Facebook Albums! Check out our Facebook albums!