Mackay trails

Nature Walk at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

SUNDAY,
APRIL 9, 2017

Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Celebrating Preservation at the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve This free tour is led by Steve Franklin, interpretive guide. It includes such topics as: the cultural and natural history of this area, environmental concerns, … Continue reading

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ROCKS!

Lake Alfred ROCKS! in March

WEDNESDAY,
MARCH 29, 2017

Come to your Lake Alfred Library on Wednesday, March 29th at 3pm for Lake Alfred ROCKS!  Like a crafty version of Pokemon Go – painting, hiding & finding rocks seems to be connecting people & encouraging them to explore their … Continue reading

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bridge

Pedestrian Bridge

MONDAY,
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

  The Lake Alfred pedestrian bridge construction is scheduled to begin on Monday, September 19, and be completed in the Spring of  2017. This project will construct a 12-foot-wide pedestrian bridge over US 17/92.   The bridge will connect the … Continue reading

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Library Programs

THURSDAY,
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

  • Master Gardener Workshop

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

  • Nature Walk at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve

    Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Celebrating Preservation at the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve This free tour is led by Steve Franklin, interpretive guide. It includes such topics as: the cultural and natural history of this area, environmental concerns, … Continue reading

  • Mobile Career Source – Tue, April 11th

    Mobile Career Source will be at the Lake Alfred Library every second Tuesday of the month from 9am till 3pm. Do you need help finding a job?  Or updating your resume?  Would you like practice interviewing? CareerSource Polk offers employment and … Continue reading

  • Board of Adjustment

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

Library Events

  • 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??

  • Adult Coloring Hour

    Come to your Lake Alfred Library for an adult coloring hour held every Wednesday from 12pm till 1pm.  Coloring for Meditation, Relaxation & Focus … join us & find out for yourself why coloring books for adults could not stay … Continue reading

  • Lake Alfred ROCKS! in March

    Come to your Lake Alfred Library on Wednesday, March 29th at 3pm for Lake Alfred ROCKS!  Like a crafty version of Pokemon Go – painting, hiding & finding rocks seems to be connecting people & encouraging them to explore their … Continue reading

  • FREE Computer/Tablet/Smartphone Class

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

  • Friends of the Library “STUFF A BAG” Book Sales

    Come to the Lake Alfred Public Library on Saturdays (1st, 15th, 22nd & 29th) in APRIL for the Friends of the Library “STUFF A BAG” Book Sales.  Come anytime from 9am till 12pm & browse our Friends of the Library Book … Continue reading

  • Saturday family movies at your library!

    Come to your Lake Alfred Public Library on Saturdays at 12pm for a family movie.  This Saturday’s movie is “The Dog Who Saved Easter.”  Bring your lunch & hang out with us!

News

  • Election Qualifying Ends

    CONGRATULATIONS to Charles O. Lake and Nancy Z. Daley The qualifying period for the two open City Commission Seats ended today at noon with two candidates qualified to run. Therefore, they will be re-elected to serve another term on the … Continue reading

  • Police Department Recognition

    On February 6th at the City Commission Meeting, the Police Department pinned three new officers and recognized a special award.  Police Chief Art Bodenheimer introduced each of the officers and City Clerk Amee Bailey conducted the oath. Police Chaplin Mike … Continue reading

  • Linda Hitchcock – 10 Years

    Parks and Recreation Director Richard Weed stated that  Linda Hitchcock started her career with the City of Lake Alfred on February 3, 2007 as an Assistant Librarian.  On the 1st of March, 2009 she became the Interim Librarian and was … Continue reading

Municipal Election Information

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