• Instagram Icon
  • Vimeo Icon
  • YouTube Icon
  • Snapchat Icon
  • Nextdoor Icon
  • Search Icon
main content
  • Holiday closing

    Libraries Closed Memorial Day

    All three Lakeland Library locations will be CLOSED Monday, May 30th in honor of Memorial Day.

    We will reopen Tuesday, May 31st at 9 AM.

  • Summer Reading Programs

    Join us as we travel through the layers of the ocean, from life on the beach to the mysteries of the deepest trenches. Explore the possibilities with a summer of challenges, crafts, prizes, and new discoveries!

    June 5th - July 29th

    Children ages 0-12 can participate in the Kids' Challenge and adults and teens ages 13+ can register for the Adult and Teen Challenge. 

    For more information about the summer reading programs, crafts, storytimes, prizes, and more, click here



  • New eLibrary South Lakeland Hours

    The eLibrary has updated hours of operation:

    Monday through Thursday:
    9 AM to 6 PM

    9 AM to 5 PM

    10 AM to 2 PM


    For more information, contact the eLibrary South Lakeland at 863-838-4507.


  • 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!


  • Library Services Online

    Whether you want to borrow an ebook, stream music, or browse magazines online, we have an app for that!

    With our library apps, you can search the catalog, renew checked out materials, download eBooks and music, or browse magazines all from a tablet or mobile device! 

    To view and download available apps, click here to see the full list of services available.


  • Unlock Your Next Read!

    Looking for a contactless option to pick up your library items? Try our new book lockers inside Kelly Recreation Complex (404 Imperial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803)!

    How it works:

    1. Place items on hold online, by phone, or in person at your local library.
    2. Choose “Lakeland Library Lockers” as the pickup location.
    3. Once you are notified the items are available, visit the book lockers inside Kelly Recreation Complex and scan your library card to retrieve your items.

    The Lakeland Book Lockers at Kelly Recreation Complex are funded under the provisions of the DLIS Florida CARES Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.