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Community Survey

The Mulberry Public Library recently created a Community Survey. This survey will help us improve the services and events we offer to our community.

You may complete our survey online by following the link or the QR Code below. We also have printed copies available at our circulation desk.

We look forward to your responses and we thank you for your time.

Community Survey

Megan Miranda Wrote Us Back!

Megan Miranda Wrote Us Back!

From the desk of Miss Bethany,

If you are an avid reader like me, you understand the satisfying feeling that comes with a successful book or author recommendation. I love saying the words, “Try this one” and waiting for you to return with your personal take on the book.

Last year I suggested a favorite title to Miss Sarah and when she finished it, the look on her face said it all. She got it. She immediately understood why this book sits confidently on my personal list of favorite reads.

Two weeks ago we learned the author had released a new title AND that she had previously written several Young Adult novels. We immediately requested books for ourselves and told Miss Crystal she needed to check out this author too!

Who is this mysterious writer? The one and only Megan Miranda!

When we realized we were all reading her books and trying to guess the various endings at the same time, we snapped a photo to celebrate! After we posted the photo on our Mulberry Library Instagram


Instagram post showing Megan Miranda wrote us back!

If you are looking for a new author, we highly recommend Megan Miranda. Fast-paced, mystery, thriller, friendships, family drama, the occasional romantic relationship and a hearty dose of “What is happening right now?”!

Our favorites (so far!):

  • All the Missing Girls The title we all started with. A 380+ page roller-coaster ride!
  • The Girl From Widow Hills NEW TITLE ALERT! This book was published in June 2020!
  • The Safest Lies A Young Adult novel that my teenage son enjoyed with me!
  • Fragments of the Lost Another Young Adult novel but trust me, it is fun for adults too!

Summer Reading 2020

Summer Reading 2020

Hello friends!! Summer is here and it is time to IMAGINE YOUR STORY!

Summer is our favorite time of year and we look forward to celebrating with all of you.

Sign up the whole family for this ALL AGES activity. Complete & log the weekly challenges to automatically be entered in our prize drawings! You can accomplish your reading time at the beach, on the couch, alone, or even reading aloud as a family… As long as you remember to log them!

2020 Reading Goals:

Age GroupMinutes per dayTotal minutes read
Kindergarten & Under201120
Elementary – High School301680
Adults (18 and over)603360

Please note: You must be a Polk County Florida library card holder to qualify for weekly prizes.

Registration is currently open, so sign up now! You may begin logging your progress on June 1, 2020! Follow the links below to our Happily Ever After Summer Reading registration page to get started!

Kindergarten & Under

Elementary/Middle School/ High School Ages

Adults (Age 18 and Over)