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Library Services

Circulation Services
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Computers for Public Use
Copy Machine

Ellison Machine and Die Cuts
Fax Machine

Forms (Volunteer, Presenter, Room Rental)

Library Policies
Reference Services
Room Rentals


Wireless Internet Access (Wi-Fi)

Circulation Services

     Library Card

  • Resident Membership - FREE
    -  Must own or rent property within Polk County
    - Requires valid Photo ID with proof of current physical street address such as: driver’s license, current utility bill, local personal checkbook, car registration, voter registration card, or property tax receipt. 

  • Youth Membership - FREE
    - Children under the age of 12 must have a parent or legal guardian accompany them at the time of application to assume responsibility for materials borrowed child's card. 
    - Students may qualify for a library card with proof of enrollment and photo ID. 

  • Non Resident Membership - $35/year
    - Available to non-residents of Polk County
    - Requires a valid ID

  • Reciprocal Borrowing Privileges - FREE
    - Requires a valid ID and a library card from a reciprocal borrowing library. Participating libraries.

  • Apply online for a library card.
    Available for new cardholders only.


Item Type Check-out/Renewal Info
Music CDs
14 days
May renew 2 times unless the item is "on hold" for someone else.
DVDs 7 days
No limit on the number of DVDs that can be checked out.
No renewals.

     Renew Items

  • In person at any library in Polk County

  • Via telephone at 863-291-5880, Option 4

  • Go to http://whpl.mywinterhaven.com and click Catalog.

  • DVDs cannot be renewed.

     Fine Policies

  • 10˘ per day

  • Account blocked at $10.00

Computers for Public Use

  • Valid library card required from any Polk County library.

  • Guest passes for non-residents available for $1.00

  • Printouts
    .15 per page black/white
    .25 per page color

  • Cash only

Copy Machine

  • .15 per copy black/white

  • .25 per copy color

  • Cash only

Ellison Machines and Die Cuts

Fax Machine

  • Accepts debit and credit cards only.

  • $1.75 1st page
    $1.00 each additional page



  • Items may be dropped off at the front desk with your name and phone number attached.  You will be contacted when your order is ready for pickup – typically 1-3 business days. 

  • Soft Lamination - is available for any size document, not wider than 24 inches.  This type of laminate is produced in one large sheet.
    Cost: .75 per FOOT, plus tax 

  • Hard Lamination - provides sturdier protection and is available for items no larger than standard-sized documents (8 ˝ X 11) or legal sized documents (8 ˝ X 14). 
    Cost: .75 per PAGE, plus tax

Library Policies

Reference Services

 Room Rentals

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