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  • Girl reading inside giant book tent with wild animals outside the tent and text Adventure Begins at Your Library; link to Summer Reading Program 2024 page

    Summer Reading Programs 2024

    This summer, your adventure begins at the library! We’re celebrating the power of stories to take you on thrilling journeys, introduce you to fascinating characters, and explore far-off lands, both real and imaginary. Along the way, you can earn rewards by reading books and engaging in activities! 

    June 3rd - July 26th

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

    Learn more about the summer reading programs, storytimes, registration, and prizes


  • Group of four people playing a board game with text Board Gamers at the Library, Lakeland History Room; link to Board Gamers at the Library event calendar information page

    Board Gamers at the Lakeland Public Library

    Come play with us at the Lakeland Public Library on Saturday, June 15tth from 2 PM - 4 PM, and bring your family and friends! Maybe you’ll make some new friends while you play. We have the classics, as well as some games that you may not have tried before; from Apples to Apples to Zombie Dice, we have you covered!

    Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

    This event is a part of the Summer Reading Program, anyone participating will receive an entry into the drawing. 

    We will be hosting Adventure Trivia! 

    Groups of 1-6 people will compete through 5 rounds of questions about Books, Authors, History, and other Literary Figures. 

  • Graphics of various coins and bills, savings, a hand with money saying earn and text Getting started with personal finance, stocks: the nuts and bolts. Lakeland Public Library

    Getting Started with Personal Finance

    As you consider your long-term financial goals, how do stocks measure up? Whether you’re just starting out or a well-seasoned investor, stocks may play a major role as you work toward your financial goals.

    Join us at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, June 18th at the Lakeland Public Library to learn about the nuts and bolts of stocks, including:

    • Common and preferred stock
    • Capital appreciation and dividends
    • Three key investment principles
    • Different ways to own stock

    No registration required. Ages 15+.

    Questions? Contact Amanda Holmberg at 863.834.4292 or amanda.holmberg@lakelandgov.net