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Small Business Incubators
The library is where our community can explore ideas to start and grow new small businesses. Innovators can use public library meeting rooms, resources and equipment to brainstorm and refine their business ventures.

Libraries provide:

Work spaces
Free high-speed internet
Access to free equipment

Libraries are more than just books! 

Library Locations

Lakeland Public Library
Main Library
100 Lake Morton Drive
Lakeland, FL  33801
Mon - Thurs 9am-9pm
Fri - Sat 9am-5pm
Sunday 1:30pm-5pm

Larry R. Jackson Branch
1700 N. Florida Avenue
Lakeland, FL  33805
Mon, Tue, Thurs 9am-8pm
Wed, Fri, Sat 9am-5pm

eLibrary South Lakeland
4740 S. Florida Avenue
Lakeland, FL  33813
Mon - Thur 9am-6pm
Friday  9am-5pm
Sat  10am-2pm

My library, my lifeline.

Your Lakeland libraries now offer mobile hotspots for checkout!
Stay connected when you’re on the go and get high-speed internet virtually anywhere. Try them at home, take them on vacation, and connect up to 10 devices at once. Our mobile hotspots check out for two weeks and are available for only $5 per checkout. *Borrowers must be Lakeland Library users and at least 18 years of age. 

*More HotSpots Info*

Ask us about this new service the next time you drop by!  


New books?  Yes, please!

Wondering what new titles we've added to the collection? Wonder no more! Sign up for our New Book Alerts and never miss a new title. Receive free email alerts to keep you informed of our newest additions! Browse through our new titles, read brief summaries and even request books.


Are you looking for something new?    

Our new knitting and crocheting club, The Knotty Knit Wits, will be meeting on the 3rd Wednesday of the month @6pm in the library meeting room and yarning up a storm! 

The Knotty Knit Wits is a drop-in knitting and crocheting club, and all skill levels are welcome. Join other yarnies and learn to knit or crochet and work on your current projects. Come in and share tips or get some helpful advice. Come be a little knotty! Registration not required.


Read your favorite comics online!

Love comic books, graphic novels and manga? Access FREE digital comics online with your library card! You can choose from more than 10,000 comic books, including titles from Marvel Comics, Archie Comics, Boom! Studios, Capstone, Zenescope and more. What are you waiting for? Go read some comics!


Do you freegal? ... 
Well, you should! 

Freegal gives you 24/7 access to millions of songs and thousands of artists. Listen, stream, and download FREE music to enjoy on your PC or favorite mobile device. You can download 3 songs each week absolutely FREE and they are yours to keep! Plus, music streaming (3 hrs per day/user) is also available, and freegal now has music videos too. All you need is your library card!

So, are you ready to freegal?