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    Read, Watch, and Learn!

    Tumble into reading fun designed especially for children!

    TumbleBooks are animated picture books that incorporate sounds, music, and narration to create an electronic picture book. Read along with or enjoy listening to amusing new stories and classics, too. Many books are featured in English, Spanish, and French. 

    Get started today with your library card!


    Get the app!


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    In the Summertime...

    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:

    ...In the Summertime...


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    Space Race Sneak Peek

    Join us on Sunday, June 30th at 2 PM in the Meeting Room at the Lakeland Public Library for a FREE sneak peek and discussion of Chasing the Moon. This PBS special, scheduled to air July 8-10, 2019, reimagines the Space Age for a new generation.

    Following the screening and discussion, enjoy a brief presentation entitled, "Florida's Role in the Space Race."

    For more information, contact your local Lakeland library.


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    Take the Challenge!

    Join us for our first adult summer reading program and take the book bingo challenge! Pick up a bingo sheet at any of our three locations and read books to fit the description listed in the bingo squares to create one of the bingo patterns. Turn in completed bingo patterns for a prize and an entry into the grand prize drawing.

    For more information and to pick up your bingo sheet, visit any of the three Lakeland library locations.

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    Online Tech Training on Your Schedule

    Meet treehouse, a self-paced online tech training program that includes courses in web design, development tools, coding languages, app development and more!  

    Courses are video-based classes with hands-on practice, interactive quizzes, and code challenges taught by tech experts. Learn at home, at the library, or anywhere there is an internet connection.

    The library offers this training for 3 months at a time and is FREE!  

    Register to use treehouse by filling out the form below.


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    Access Your Favorite Magazines Anytime

    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.


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    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.