Adult Services

The Mulberry Book Drop Podcast

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  • The Mulberry Book Drop Podcast!
  • New episode on the THIRD TUESDAY of the month!
  • Subscribe today on your favorite podcast app!
  • Stitcher, Amazon Music, Apple Podcast, Google Podcast, Spotify, and more!
  • Books, movies, library news, community events, and more!
  • Email us if you have questions, or if there is something you’d like us to talk about! [email protected]
  • You can also listen by visiting our podcast website.

Special Events

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  • SPECIAL EVENT at the GEM Theater
  • When: February 7, 2023 at 2 PM
  • Where: 118 NW 1st Ave. Mulberry, FL 33860
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Song
  • Dave DeLuca shares the music of composer Harold Arlen
  • Relax in the GEM Theater with us and enjoy the music of Oz!
  • FREE program
  • 3rd Annual Electronics Recycling Event!
  • January 2023
  • Bring your damaged, outdated, or out of style electronics to the library for safe recycling.
  • In partnership with Urban Recycling.
  • Bin will be available in the library during library hours all month!
  • FREE program

Book Clubs

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  • Film Club
  • In partnership with the GEM Theater
  • Adults age 18 and up are welcome.
  • Read the book, then come relax with us at the GEM theater for a viewing of the movie.
  • Stay after the film for a discussion.
  • Film Club meets at the GEM Theater in Mulberry, FL.
  • Contact us at 863-425-3246 with questions, or for assistance obtaining the monthly title.
  • FREE program.
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  • Read-a-Latte Society
  • Morning Book Club
  • Adults age 18 and up are welcome.
  • No required reading!
  • Read your picks at your pace!
  • Relax and share your love of reading with others in the community.
  • Books, Friendship and Laughter!
  • Group meets in the library cafe – Stone Cabin Mulberry
  • Chapter Chats
  • Afternoon Book Club
  • Adults age 18 and up are welcome.
  • This group is going to read around the globe in 2023!
  • Visit Antarctica, Sweden, Jamaica, Yemen, Cyrus and more!
  • Discuss the monthly title and make new friends!
  • Group meets in the library.
  • No Registration Required!
  • FREE program!
  • Who Picked This Book?
  • Evening Book Club
  • Adults age 18 and up are welcome.
  • Our 2023 titles are all selected by award committees, or popular book clubs!
  • From the Florida Book Prize to the Pulizer Prize, from Reese’s Book Club to Oprah!
  • Discuss the monthly selection and make new friends!
  • Group meets in the library.
  • No Registration Required!
  • FREE program
  • NEW Book Club!
  • Cozy Mystery Book Club
  • Adults age 18 and up are welcome.
  • Discuss the monthly selection and make new friends!
  • Sample a treat based on the title selection!
  • Group meets in the library.
  • No Registration Required!
  • FREE program
  • Join us on Goodreads!
  • Visit our Mulberry Public Library Group!
  • Check out our bookshelves and see what we have been reading!
  • Receive book club updates.
  • Be a part of our discussions.
  • Make new friends!
  • Socialize virtually with other book lovers!

Learning Opportunities

  • Tech Assistance
  • Mondays by appointment.
  • Call 863-425-3246 to schedule a time.
  • FREE assistance for personal devices.
  • Smartphones, tablets, and laptops.
  • Navigation, apps, or a simple Microsoft Office refresher.

Programs for the Hobbyist

  • Mulberry Writers Group
  • Call 863-425-3246 to schedule a time.
  • Open to adults age 18 and up.
  • Writing group meets in the library.
  • Share your work, receive feedback, explore a new hobby.
  • All writing types (fiction, poetry, memoir, etc.) welcome!
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  • SPECIAL EVENT! Tour the Polk County Genealogical Library!
  • Mulberry Genealogy Club
  • January 27, 2023 at 10 AM.
  • Participants will need to provide their own transportation.
  • Meet us at 100 E. Main Street Bartow, FL 33830
  • Thank you to the Polk County Historical and Genealogical Library for their partnership.
  • FREE program!
  • Strings ‘n Things
  • THIRD FRIDAY from 10AM-12PM.
  • Group meets in the library.
  • Bring a project, or practice with library supplies.
  • Our craft time is open to adults age 18+.
  • Socialize and brainstorm with other crafters!
  • Teach and learn together!
  • The Mulberry Library accepts small donations of craft supplies. Contact us at 863-425-3246 for additional information.
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  • Cookbook Club
  • Do you love reading cookbooks?
  • Do you enjoy cooking & baking?
  • Come discuss cookbooks & share recipes with us!
  • Bring along your favorite cookbook to show the group.
  • Contact the library to learn the monthly theme!
  • Optional: Bring a dish to share.
Saturday escapes
  • Saturday Escapes
  • All ages from 9:30-11:30 AM.
  • 2nd Saturday: Jigsaw puzzles
  • 3rd Saturday: Coloring
  • 4th Saturday: Word puzzles
  • Come relax at the library with us!
  • FREE program.
  • Game On for Adults!
  • Inside the library.
  • Adults age 18 and up welcome!
  • Videogames, boardgames, cards, and more.
  • Dungeons for Adults!
  • Inside the library.
  • Adults age 18 and up.
  • Interested in learning more about DnD? Need to build your character? Stop by and join our group!
  • All levels welcome.
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  • Community Seed Bank
  • “Borrow” flower, vegetable, fruit and herb seeds!
  • You are welcome to “borrow” up to 5 seed packets PER visit!
  • Grow your seeds at home and enjoy!
  • If you are able to harvest seeds from your plants, donate them back to the library in a labeled envelope or small bag.
  • We also welcome our patrons to utilize our community garden located near our front entrance. If you see an herb you need, trim a piece and enjoy!
  • Zumba Returns January 2023!
  • Tuesdays in the Mulberry Civic Center.
  • $3 per person at the door.
  • Class starts at 6:30PM.
  • Dance and have a blast with Cristina Zumba!
  • Follow us on Facebook for updates!
  • Paws of Mulberry
  • Free database for dogs in the Mulberry community of Polk County Florida.
  • Email us at [email protected] and include a photo, name, breed, & distinguishing markings of your dog(s).
  • Owners name, address, and contact phone number.
  • If your dog is located, we will check our database and call you!
  • Our goal is to return your dog quickly and safely.
  • If you FIND or LOST a dog, call us at 863-425-3246.
  • Watch our video to learn more
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  • Connect with Us
  • Text “LIBRARY905” to 866-382-3671
  • Follow us on your favorite social media platform.
  • Tune in each month to The Mulberry Book Drop podcast.