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Lakeland History & Culture Center
Main Branch Library Phase 1 Construction Info & FAQs


  • Link to hoopla digital website
    Your Library Anytime, Anywhere

    Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks, and more 24/7 with your library card.

    Create a free account with your library card and download/stream up to 12 titles per month. With hoopla, your public library is accessible anytime, anywhere!

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  • Free New York Times Online Access

    Access the New York Times online at your local Lakeland library or on the go! Enjoy free access to NYTimes.com compliments of the Tampa Bay Library Consortium. Here's how:

    In library: 

    • Visit NYTimes.com/register
    • Create an account with your email or login if you already have an account
    • Browse articles

     

    Offsite: 

    • Click here for a 24-hour access link
    • Click the Redeem button to claim the free digital access code
    • Create an account with your email or login if you already have an account
    • Browse articles for up to 24 hours with this access link. After 24 hours, you will need to visit the Library website and click the Offsite link again to get a new one-day access.

     

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  • Link to Lakeland Public Library Flickr
    Greetings from Lakeland

    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.

    Enjoy this photographic stroll through postcards of Lakeland, showcased from our Digital Collection through Flickr.

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  • Link to OverDrive digital collection
    eBooks, Audiobooks, and Movies Anytime!

    Download and enjoy up to 10 ebooks, audiobooks, and movies on your tablet or mobile device for free with OverDrive.

    Create a free account with your library card and browse hundreds of titles, with new content added all the time. Plus, Lakeland users have access to additional OverDrive ADVANTAGE titles too!

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  • Link to Lakeland Public Library Creativebug
    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.

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  • Phase 1 Hours and FAQs

    During Phase 1 of construction at the Main Library, all three Lakeland Library locations have new hours of operation:

    Lakeland Public Library 
    Monday - Thursday 9 AM to 7 PM
    Friday - Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM
    Sunday 1:30 PM to 5 PM

    Larry R. Jackson Branch Library 
    Monday - Thursday 9 AM to 7 PM
    Friday - Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM
    Sunday 1:30 PM to 5 PM

    eLibrary South Lakeland 
    Monday - Thursday 9 AM to 7 PM
    Friday - Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM
    Sunday CLOSED

    As a reminder, there will be no public access computers for adults or general seating available at the Lakeland Public Library, and entry to the facility will be through the Meeting Room doors off the lobby. Full library services will be available at the Larry R. Jackson Branch Library and eLibrary South Lakeland.

    For more information, please click here or contact your local library.

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