It is more important than ever to protect yourself and others against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. If you do venture out, make sure you are practicing physical distancing, wearing a cloth face covering in public spaces and disinfecting common surfaces in your home daily. Below are resources to take advantage of while staying safe. #SaferAtHome
Our online library is always open!
Check out our one-stop-shop for digital entertainment, education and research resources that can be accessed from anywhere! All you need is your library card!
We are also adding access to free digital materials as companies have released free access to their services for a limited time.
Need a library card? No problem! Fill out our online card registration and a library card number will be emailed to you.
All these resources and more are available on our Always Open page.
All Leon County libraries will be offering curbside pickup. For more information, click here.
The City of Tallahassee has compiled a great list of ideas for keeping busy while maintaining physical distancing.
Explore History and Heritage at Home
Want to explore Tallahassee-Leon County but don’t plan on leaving the house? You can now tour Tallahassee-Leon County virtually with Leon County's new History in Your Hands Historical Mapping resource, which allows users to go back in time and discover over 400 years of local history. Through hundreds of archival photos and source document links, you can learn all about the people, places and things that once were in our community. Share how you're using the new map to discover history in your hands using #TLCGIS and #HistoryinYourHands.
Visit TLCGIS.org/History for more information.
Take to the Trails
Stay healthy while practicing social distancing by visiting any or all of our more than 3,000 miles of beautiful county trails, parks and greenways. While health experts agree we should temporarily close active recreation facilities for organized play, there’s still a world of adventure in the outdoors.
Visit Trailahassee.com for more information.
Tallahassee-Leon County Launches #OpenForTakeout and TLH2GO.com to Support Businesses
To help support local businesses, the Tallahassee-Leon County Office of Economic Vitality launched the #OpenForTakeout interactive map that shows restaurants offering takeout and delivery services.
The all new TLH2Go.com site provides a comprehensive listing of more than 400 local restaurants, and serves as a vital resource for the community by featuring in one place, all accurate and timely information for each restaurant.
The website includes locations, hours, menus, and options for online ordering for delivery or take out.
Visit www.OEVforBusiness.org for more information.
Take the 2020 Census
Filling out the Census is quick, easy, and can be completed online in a few minutes! Be sure to use this time to complete your 2020 Census and help ensure that Leon County and the City of Tallahassee receive the proper federal funds for important community resources like schools, hospitals, transportation and more. Census data is also used to inform congressional representation, business and economic development and even arts funding! Fill out your Census now at my2020census.gov.
Council on Culture and Arts
We are grateful that our community is turning to the arts during this challenging time. People are listening to music, reading books, and making art at home. Please take a moment to help our local artists and arts and cultural organizations who brighten our days and connect us. Below are some ways to help, and COCA/Tallahassee Arts can help you find more ways to have local arts experiences, including online events.
Online streaming services and virtual spaces offer you more ways to stay connected and engaged with Tallahassee’s cultural organizations and artists. Online services may include Facebook Live, Zoom, YouTube, and more. Check out the offerings at Tallahassee Arts Guide.
Explore Like Never Before
Visit Tallahassee has always been your go-to guide for all the great things to do in our County, and that hasn't changed! Be sure to follow Visit Tallahassee on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for ways you can support local restaurants, enjoy our parks, and tune it to music from our pretty unexpected region. Find it all at VisitTallahassee.com.
For the Garden
If you're using this time to finally get around to gardening, our friends from UF/IFAS Leon County Extension and Leon County Sustainability are here to help! From composting and pollinator gardens, to growing vegetables and herbs, there are tons of resources available. Be sure to buy from local nurseries like Espositos, Native Nurseries, and Tallahassee Nurseries who support local growers in our community!
Follow Leon County Sustainability
Follow UF/IFAS Leon County on Facebook and Twitter
Powered by the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab) located in Tallahassee-Leon County, Magnet Academy is now offering free access to online demonstrations, videos, activities and more about all things electric and magnetic.
Whether you're a student, a teacher or just plain curious: You've come to the right place for online learning at your fingertips. Click here to visit the site.
The only facility of its kind in the United States, the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab) is the largest and highest-powered magnet laboratory in the world. Every year, more than a thousand scientists from dozens of countries come to use our unique magnets with the support of highly experienced staff scientists and technicians.
12th Annual Robin Lotane Hurricane Run
Register at RedCross.org/HurricaneRun
$20 Registration Fee includes T-shirt and social media toolkit to share with friends and family. The best part of a virtual run is that anyone can participate from any location! Distribution of T-shirts will be communicated as soon as we know more regarding COVID-19 guidelines. Follow on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/RedCrossHurricaneRun5K/