Closed Christmas

Offices Closed

NOVEMBER 27, 2017

Tuesday December 26 and Wednesday December 27, City offices and the Lake Alfred Public Library will be closed in observance of Christmas. SANITATION SCHEDULE: Household garbage:  Monday and Tuesday routs will be picked-up on Tuesday December 26th.  Wednesday – Normal … Continue reading

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2018 Lake Alfred Bluegrass & BBQ Bash

JANUARY 13, 2018

January 13th, 2018 11:00am until 9:00pm at Lions Park 175 N. Nekoma Ave. Lake Alfred, FL 33850 Join us for a great day of music and food from BBQ vendors competing for cash prizes and trophies. Entertainment: Southern Express Bluegrass … Continue reading

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Pledge to Slow Down

JULY 14, 2017

To avoid crashes, I need time to see and stop for bicyclists, walkers and other vehicles. Speed kills. Driving slower can make the difference between life and death. Getting there safe is better than not getting there. Every driver, passenger, … Continue reading

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Library Programs

AUGUST 18, 2016

For more information on programming and other events contact the library at 863-291-5378 or visit the website. LIBRARY HOURS Monday-Friday    9 am – 6 pm Saturday   9 am – 3 pm

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Current Events

  • Retirement Boards

    The General Employees’ Retirement Board and the  Police and Fire Retirement Board meets on the first Tuesday of every quarter. Please visit the Agendas and Minutes page for more information on the current meeting topics.  You can also visit the General Employees’ … Continue reading

  • Master Gardener Workshop

    The Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve Free Community Gardening Workshop Hosted by:  Polk County Master Gardener’s Speaker Bureau The first Thursday of every month @ 10:00 a.m. Come and enjoy Florida Friendly gardening workshops, sponsored by  Florida Master Gardeners and … Continue reading

  • Nature Walk at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

    Celebrating Preservation at the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve SUNDAY, JANUARY 7, 2018 AT 2:00 PM   This free tour is led by Steve Franklin, interpretive guide. It includes such topics as: the cultural and natural history of this area, … Continue reading

  • Planning Board

    The Planning Board generally meets on the third Tuesday of every other month. Please visit the Agendas and Minutes page for more information on the current meeting topics.  You can also visit the Planning Board page for more information on … Continue reading

Library Events

  • Friends of the Library Book Sales in December

    Come to the Lake Alfred Public Library for the Friends of the Library Book Sales! Come anytime from 9am till 12pm on all Saturdays in December – EXCEPT the 23rd – to browse our Friends of the Library Book Store, … Continue reading

  • Adult Coloring Hour

    Come to your Lake Alfred Library for an adult coloring hour held every Monday & Wednesday from 12pm till 1pm.  Coloring for Meditation, Relaxation & Focus … join us & find out for yourself why coloring books for adults could … Continue reading

  • Afternoon Craft on Mondays

    Come join us for an Afternoon Craft on Monday afternoons with Ms. Keri from 4pm till 4:30pm ….. everybody is welcome!

  • LEGO MANIA!!!!

    Come to your Lake Alfred Public Library every Tuesday afternoon anytime from 3 till 5pm for LEGO MANIA!  Bring your own Legos or play with ours!  Build a house, a rocketship, or become an inventor & create something never before … Continue reading

  • Storytime on Wednesdays

    Bring your babies & toddlers to the Lake Alfred Public Library for Storytime on Wednesday mornings from 10am till 11am for music, reading books & making a craft … what’s not to like??

  • FREE Computer/Tablet/Smartphone Classes

    FREE beginner’s computer/ tablet/ smartphone class taught by our mayor, Charles Lake. Class will be held at your Lake Alfred Public Library every Friday in January from 2 till 3pm.


  • CSX Rail Closure

    After the morning rush hour on Monday December 12, CSX Transportation will close the rail crossing on County Road 557 (N. Buena Vista Road) north of US 17/92 (Shinn Boulevard) in Lake Alfred.  This crossing near the Grower Fertilizer Corporation … Continue reading

  • Hurricane Season Ends

    Today is the last “official” day of Hurricane Season. This is a reminder that residents should have already removed their hurricane shutters and boards from windows to prevent fire hazards. Keeping shutters up can create a fire hazard that has … Continue reading

  • Chief Art Bodeheimer – 30 Years

    City Manager Leavegood; stated that he has the pleasure of presenting a service award to someone who first turned their application for employment on November, 10th, 1986 as an auxiliary police officer. He was hired on full time on October … Continue reading