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COVID-19 Information & Resources

Location

314 N. New Hampshire Ave.
Tavares, FL 32778
Directions

Phone: (352) 742-6204


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Hours

Sun:
Closed
Mon:
9:00am - 5:00pm (phone & email only)
Tue:
9:00am - 5:00pm (phone & email only)
Wed:
9:00am - 5:00pm (phone & email only)
Thu:
9:00am - 5:00pm (phone & email only)
Fri:
9:00am - 5:00pm (phone & email only)
Sat:
Closed

Library Staff

Rebecca Campbell Library Director
Marli Lopez Library Reference
Ashley Armstrong Circulation Supervisor
Valerie Madden Youth Services
Carl Simple Teen Coordinator
Ann Massaro Daily Operations
April Mazak Technical Services

Library Links

Library Announcements

New digital magazine titles

We've added nine new titles to Flipster, our digital magazine catalog: Do It Yourself, Florida Sport Fishing, Marie Claire, Motor Trend, Parents, Reminisce, Rolling Stones, Southern Living and Star.

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Posted: 5/31/2020

Ancestry - free resource now available at home!

For a limited time, Lake County library card holders can research their family's history and browse through genealogical records and documents anywhere with wifi! Sign in here to start your search.

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Posted: 5/15/2020

Tavares Public Library awarded two public humanities grants in 2020:

Sponsored by Florida Humanities and PBS Books Life, Liberty + Libraries.

Lift Every Voice: Why African American Poetry Matters, is a national public humanities initiative sponsored by the Library of America.


Posted: 5/13/2020

Products available online through the Tavares Public Library:

Creativebug

Creativebug has 1,000+ award-winning instructional videos for artists and makers of all levels. This includes videos on drawing, painting, sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting, baking, and more. All classes are taught by experts, with new classes added daily. Downloadable patterns, templates and recipes are also available. Use your Tavares library card to access it here.


Posted: 5/13/2020

Libraries have limited reopening and/or curbside service.

As of March 16, 2020, late fees for library items are not being charged to your account. All previous fines and fees will remain. Please view our press release for more details.

The Tavares Public Library building is closed and expects to observe a limited reopening starting Wednesday, June 17, 2020.

The Tavares Public Library offers curbside service during this period of closure. Patrons must have a physical library card to request items. Call 352-742-6204 or email aarmstrong@tavares.org ahead of time. Items can also be requested through the online catalog.

Service is available:
Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 4:30pm.

For library card questions, email servreq@mylakelibrary.org.

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Posted: 3/17/2020

2020 election dates

Presidential Preference Primary = March 17 (early voting March 5-14)
Primary = August 18 (early voting August 6-15)
General = November 3 (early voting October 19-31)

Register to vote or update your voter record online at www.lakevotes.com

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Posted: 1/13/2020