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Computers & Internet Usage

Patrons are able to use library computers at  Lakeland Libraries.

Computers at the Lakeland Public Library, and Larry R. Jackson Branch Library have access to the Internet, Microsoft Office 2019, and USB 2.0 ports. The Kelly Branch Library has Chromebooks available for checkout and use in the facility for internet access. 

Desk with row of computers and mice

Computer Access

  • Computer access is on a first come first serve basis.
  • Each session on the computers is for ninety (90) minutes.
  • At 15 minutes prior to the branch closing patrons are no longer able to login to the computers and will shut down automatically 10 minutes prior to closing.


The Lakeland Public Library, Larry R. Jackson Branch Library, and eLibrary South Lakeland offer free Wi‑Fi for visitors to use on their personal wireless‑enabled laptop or device. Each library location has its own unique password to login. Please see staff at the chosen location for the password.

Internet Use Policy

Users need to be considerate and refrain from displaying materials that those around them might reasonably consider objectionable. Users must abide by the Lakeland Public Library Internet Use Policy. Anyone who violates these rules may be asked by staff to leave the premises. Library staff may ask for assistance from the local police department if needed to enforce these rules.


Additional Services

  • Hand reaching for papers in a printer tray


    • All library computers at the Lakeland Public Library and Larry R. Jackson Branch, as well as Chromebooks at the Kelly Branch Library, are able to print.
    • Print jobs will remain in the system for 24 hours.
    • Black and white printouts are 10¢ per page.
    • Color printouts are 50¢ per page.
    • With the Mobile Printing service patrons can submit documents to print, from remote locations on any internet connected device, to various branches.


  • Hands placing paper inside small black scanner


    • The Lakeland Public Library, Larry R. Jackson Branch Library, and Kelly Branch Library are able to scan documents free of charge.
    • Scanned documents must be saved to a flash drive.
    • Customers are encouraged to bring their own USB drive, otherwise 1G Flash drives are available to purchase for $4.50.

  • Computer keyboard with large blue key that says "Fax" and has a printed image of a fax machine


    • All library locations are able to send/receive faxes.
    • Faxing costs $1/faxed page (cover pages are free).