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                            Access Computers The library has eight
                            public access Internet stations. Patrons are
                            allotted thirty minutes on a computer. We
                            have one fifteen minute express station. A
                            Polk County Library Cooperative card is
                            required to log onto the computers. $1 guest
                            passes are available for out of county and
                            out of state visitors. Guest passes are
                            valid for three consecutive days. Children
                            twelve and under must be accompanied by a
                            parent or guardian to utilize the public
                            access computers. All children under
                            seventeen years of age must have a signed
                            parental agreement to use the Internet.
                            These are available at the reference desk.
                            We have one computer for the use of
                            Microsoft Office programs only. This
                            computer does not have Internet access and
                            it is open to all ages without the consent
                            of a parent or guardian. We offer printing
                            for $.20 per page. We do not offer color
                            printing. In addition, we provide a copy
                            machine with copies at $.20 per page or $.15
                            per page, if making more than ten copies.
                            Ear phones must be used to access volume on
                            our computers. Ear buds are available for
                            purchase at the reference desk for $1.50.

Please click here view our Internet
                              access policies.
                            Internet The Lake Wales Public Library
                            offers wireless Internet access for personal
                            laptop computers and devices. Patrons can
                            access the library’s wireless connection
                            from anywhere inside the building. No
                            passwords are required and all visitors are
                            welcome to use the wireless service.
                            *Patrons are not able to print from their
                            personal laptops. The library does not
                            provide a wireless printer.
Microfilm/Microfiche A
                            microfilm/microfiche machine is available
                            for public use. For our complete list of
                            newspapers available for the machine, please
                            click here.

Laminating Services Laminating is done at
                          the circulation/font desk $.50 small item
                          $1.50 8.5” x 11” $1.50 per foot 22” wide

Faxing Services The Lake Wales Public
                          Library offers faxing services to the public.
                          Faxes are sent at the reference desk. Outgoing
                          faxes are $3.00 for the first page and $1 for
                          each additional page. Incoming faxes are .50
                          per page. There is no charge for cover sheets
                          on outgoing or incoming faxes. We accept cash
                          or check only. Debit/credit cards are NOT
                          accepted A valid PCLC library card with fines
                          of under $5 is required if paying with a

                            Machine We provide a copy machine with
                            copies at $.20 per page, or $.15 per page,
                            if making more than ten copies. We do not
                            offer color copies.

IRS Tax Forms The library
                                        provides most IRS tax forms and
                                        tax instruction books to the
                                        public. If there is a particular
                                        tax form that you need that we
                                        do not have, we can print a copy
                                        from (if applicable)
                                        for $.20 per page.

Ye Olde Book Shoppe
                                      The Lake Wales Library Association
                                      has created a special corner in
                                      the library. A quiet place for
                                      book lovers to search for
                                      treasures that are too wonderful
                                      to pass up. The Ye Olde Book
                                      Shoppe is a used bookstore full of
                                      hardback books, paperback books,
                                      children's books, large print
                                      books and reference materials all
                                      reasonably priced. It is open
                                      during regular library hours.
                                      Visit this unique used bookstore
                                      corner, located in the Lake Wales
                                      Public Library. Donations accepted

Lake Wales Library is a member of The
                              Polk County Library Cooperative.

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