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COVID-19 Information & Resources
W.T. Bland Public Library

Location

1995 N. Donnelly St.
Mount Dora, FL 32757
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Phone: (352) 735-7180
Email: library@cityofmountdora.com

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Hours

Sun:
Closed
Mon:
10:00am - 5:00pm
Tue:
10:00am - 5:00pm
Wed:
10:00am - 5:00pm
Thu:
10:00am - 5:00pm
Fri:
10:00am - 5:00pm
Sat:
Closed

Library Staff

Cathy Lunday Library Manager
Lajun Garry Administrative Secretary
Lynn Gonzales Youth Services Librarian
Heather Fales Technical Processing
Carmen Miller Youth Services Assistant II
Kim Ameral Youth Services Assistant II
Maria Scanlan Circulation Supervisor
Emily Gerety Library Assistant
Karen Grill Library Assistant
Thomas Rodriguez Library Assistant
Daniel Rodriguez Library Assistant
Sarah Beasley Library Assistant
Shelby Schiebler Library Assistant

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Library Announcements

Libraries have limited reopening and/or curbside service.

As of August 17, 2020, patrons must return checkouts by their due date to avoid fees. All previous fines and fees will remain. Please view our press release for more details.

The W.T. Bland Library will observe a limited reopening starting Monday, June 15, 2020.

OCCUPANCY: 25 patron capacity with a 1-hour daily max visit.

CURBSIDE PICKUP: Email, call or use the online catalog for help.

SERVICE: Staff will help with library items and printing needs.

SELF CHECKOUT: Stations available on a first-come, first-served basis.

COMPUTERS: Stations are 6 ft. apart with a 1-hour daily max usage.

MEETING ROOMS & SIMPSON FARMHOUSE Closed until further notice.

LOITERING: No tutoring, large gatherings, or extended visits.

GROUPS: Guardians and their children must stay together.

FACIAL COVERINGS: Free bandanas from the Friends of the Library.

MASKS: Required for everyone age 2+ while inside of the library, effective Friday, July 10, 2020.

CDC GUIDELINES: Follow their latest COVID-19 recommendations.

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

  View Press Release


Posted: 3/24/2020

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/update your voter records at any of our 16 libraries. Five of our libraries will also serve as early voting locations.

  View Press Release
Posted: 1/13/2020

Products available online:

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You can read Architectural Digest, Consumer Reports, Martha Stewart Living, The New Yorker, Science News and Town & Country online with your Lake County Library System library card utilizing Flipster. Access it here.

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Kanopy is a video streaming platform for libraries with one of the largest and most unique collections in the world featuring over 26,000 movies, documentaries, and indie and foreign films from over hundreds of producers including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, and PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. Access it here.
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BiblioBoard's Indie Author Project connects indie books, libraries, writers and readers. Use your Mount Dora library card to access all three free programs. Submit your book to have it published digitally at no cost. Access it here.

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Free professional help to create, edit, format and generate print-ready and eBook formats for your book. Access it here.
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The Mount Dora Archives is a collaborative venture between the Mount Dora Historical Society, the Mount Dora Library Association and the City of Mount Dora. The mission of this partnership is to collect, preserve and digitize historical photographs, documents and publications to further an appreciation and understanding of Mount Dora's earliest days. Access it here.

Posted: 5/31/2017