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A to Z Databases
The Premier Job Search, Background Check, Reference and Mailing List Database including 30 million business & executive profiles & 220 million residents. Library card required.
Free Florida DMV practice tests for permits, drivers’ licenses and citizens’ refresher tests.
Excellence in Reading
Children read specially chosen Excellence in Reading books, take tests and earn incentives and prizes along the way.
Florida Electronic Library
Search for full-text magazine articles, books, newspapers and more. Library card required.
Gale Legal Forms
Create Florida-specific accurate, reliable legal documents with no hassle. Library card required.
The New York Times Online
Enjoy free access to the New York Times courtesy of the Lakeland Public Library.
Search ebooks on topics related to: biographies, careers, health, history, literature, politics, science, current topics and more.
Get access to our Weiss Ratings collection from the library or at home.
Genealogy research with over 16 billion records. This database can only be used for FREE inside libraries within Polk County
City Directories List (PDF)
City of Winter Haven Directories dating back to 1941.
High School Yearbooks
Digitized yearbooks from the Winter Haven High School and Lake Region High School.
Yearbook List (PDF)
List of yearbooks in the library and digitized.
History of Winter Haven Florida by Josephine Burr (PDF)
Written in 1974, Josephine Burr documented historical places, people, and events in Winter Haven.
Library's Digital Collection
This digitized collection includes Winter Haven pictures and older newspaper clippings.
Winter Haven Herald Obituaries (PDF)
This list provides names, death dates, obituary dates, and page numbers for Winter Haven Herald obituaries from 1935 to 1977. Newspapers are available on microfilm in the Library for viewing and printing.
Microfilm List (PDF)
A collection of microfilm holdings available to view on the library's microfilm machine.
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