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  • Storytimes at Lakeland Public Library and Larry R. Jackson Branch Library

    Join us at 10 AM on select Wednesdays at the Lakeland Public Library or select Thursdays at the Larry R. Jackson Branch Library for Storytime!

    Lakeland Public Library Storytimes (10 AM Wednesdays)

    Larry R. Jackson Branch Storytimes (10 AM Thursdays)  


    For more information, please contact the Lakeland Public Library 863.834.4268 or Larry R. Jackson Branch Library 863.834.4288 

  • Lakeland History & Culture Center Lecture Series

    Join us at the Lakeland Public Library on Thursday, March 30th at 5:30 PM to learn about the history of The Lakeland Ice House with author and local historian William Lloyd Harris.

    “Harris serves as historian to the Polk County Historical Commission and a past District 2 Historical Commissioner.  He volunteers his research time and talent to the Polk County History Center.  He is the current president of the Polk County Historical Association”

    No registration is required. 



  • Link to Lakeland Public Library Flickr
    Ready to Play

    Sports, Teams, Individuals, Recreational, Competitive...Lakeland has them all!

    Enjoy this photographic stroll through some area sports programs, including early Detroit Tigers baseball teams, showcased from our Digital Collection through Flickr.


  • Link to Flipster emagazine collection
    Access Your Favorite Magazines

    From Consumer Reports and TIME to National Geographic, Real Simple and People, Flipster has the magazines you know and love, available digitally.

    Download and read the latest editions of your favorite magazines on your computer, tablet, or mobile device for free with Flipster.

    Login with your library card and start browsing your favorite magazines!


  • The Write Spot scroll with feather pen in inkwell and spot of ink
    The Write Spot

    The Write Spot:  A safe place where people who like to write or are interested in writing can come and create in a supportive environment.  Fun writing prompts, encouragement, and prizes.  If this sounds like a  good time, then this is the Write Spot for you.

    Beginning in February, The Write Spot meets the last Saturday of each month at 2 pm in The Lakeland History & Culture Center at the Lakeland Public Library.

    Next Meeting:   Saturday, March 25th
    2 PM - 3:30 PM 

    For more info, contact Charles Frierman at Charles.Frierman@lakelandgov.net.  No registration required.


  • Colorful sound wave with freegal logo
    Build Your Song Library

    Access millions of songs and artists. Download and keep 5 songs each week absolutely FREE! Plus, unlimited music streaming! Even better? 15,000+ Music videos are available too!  All you need is your library card.