Residents of Highlands County will consider libraries as the primary source for all their information needs. Library facilities will be modern, spacious and inviting with full capability to accommodate a variety of activities and services. Library staff will be well trained and capable of assisting library users in negotiating their way through the information network.
Bari Lotts – Bari@myhlc.org
100 N Museum Ave
Avon Park, FL 33825
Tue 10:30 am – 6:30 pm
Wed 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Thu 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Fri 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Sat 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Avon Park / Highlands County Governments
- Highlands County BCC – Sebring, FL
- City of Avon Park – Avon Park, FL
- Highlands County Schools – Sebring, FL
The Heartland Library Cooperative is a multi-county library as defined by Florida Statutes 257.171 and 257.172. Funding is provided via Florida State Aid for Libraries as administered by the State Library of Florida. Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services have also been used for multiple projects. No funding is derived locally.
Individual county systems and/or branches also receive County State Aid to Libraries grant funding, provided in the same method outlined above, and funding provided by their Board of County Commissioners. Avon Park Public Library is a branch of the Highlands County Library System and receives funding from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners, the County State Aid to Libraries grant and through the Avon Park Friends of the Library.