Leon County Public Library Newsletter May - June Edition

Friday, May 1, 2020 | 

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May - June Edition

Beginning Monday, May 4, the Library will enter Phase 1 of the Governor's Safe. Smart. Step-by-Plan for Florida's Recovery.

The following services will be available at each of our locations:

  • County Library buildings will stay closed, but curbside pick-up and drop-off service is available for print and other media materials at the Main Library and all branches under select hours.
    • Main Library Hours of Operation:
      • Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      • Sunday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
    • Branch Libraries Hours of Operation:
      • Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
    • The online catalog or library mobile app  is available to reserve materials, or patrons can call (850) 606-2665. More detailed information about curbside pickup is available here
    • Mobile offerings and library-based telephone services by calling (850) 606-2665 will continue.
  • Free Wi-Fi is available from your car in all library parking lots using designated parking spaces
  • Use book drops to return all materials
  • We regret that donations of new or used print or media material cannot be accepted at this time

For more information and FAQs about curbside pickup, visit www.LeonCountyLibrary.org.  


Stay informed on COVID-19

Covid -19

Visit the Leon County Emergency Information Portal for up-to-date information on COVID-19, local resources, services, closures and sign up for County news and alerts. 

You can also download the Leon County Citizens Connect App for notifications on emergency management messages or services changes. 

The Citizens Connect app is available in the Apple Store and Google Play Store

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Did You Know...?

always open

Our Online Library is always open and full of possibilities. Look below to discover e-books, e-audiobooks, streaming movies, FREE fun, and educational resources for patrons of all ages.  

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Digital Entertainment and Resources at Your Fingertips!

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Stream more than 30,000 films for free with your library card. 

The Kanopy app is available on most devices and streaming services like Roku TV, Google Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV. 


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Enjoy downloadable books and audiobooks from anywhere with our Libby and Overdrive apps. We've added a wide variety of e-titles to broaden our patrons' reading options. 


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We also offer downloadable books and audiobooks through the rbdigital app.

The rbdigital app also hosts Transparent Language, which offers language lessons in over 100+ languages. 


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Take online lifelong learning courses in more than 30 subjects (with more than 500 courses available overall).


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Choose from more than 300 practice tests and courses, including GED, SAT, ACT and GRE.


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Start your family history journey from home! Through May 31, Ancestry Library will be available at home for patrons.

Look below for information on our upcoming Virtual Introduction to Ancestry Library Workshop.



Access Lightbox, an e-resource for K-12 e-books, interactive e-books and articles from free research and journalistic databases. 

For access visit the Lightbox website and type in the login information below:

Username: guest
Password: follett


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We're bringing the library adventure to you!

Discover virtual library events for all ages on our Virtual Events web page.