Finding Things in the Library

Q: How do I locate a specific item in the Library?
The Winter Park Public Library features an electronic catalog to assist you with your searches of the different Library collections. You may access the catalog through computers located on each floor of the Library that are set up for this purpose. If you need help searching for an author, title or subject, please ask a staff member to assist you. Our Librarians are available in person or by phone (407-623-3300 ext. 3) during all regular Library hours to assist you.

Q: Which resources, materials, and departments are found on each floor?

First Floor:

  • Checkout Desk
  • Info Desk
  • Research Desk
  • Adult Services/Research Department
  • New fiction books
  • New non-fiction books
  • New DVDs
  • New music CDs
  • Audiobook collection
  • Large Print collection
  • Music CD collection
  • Research collection
  • Full-service computers
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • New Leaf Bookstore
  • Winter Park History Center
  • Community Room

Second Floor:

  • Adult fiction collection (Mysteries are shelved separately on the third floor)
  • DVD collection
  • Second Floor Conference Room
  • Adult Literacy Room
  • Youth Services - Children's collection and Storytime Room
  • Tween Department
  • Young Adult Department
  • Genius Lab

Third Floor:

  • Administrative Offices
  • Education Office
  • Community Relations Office
  • Development Office
  • Mystery collection
  • Non-fiction collection
  • Third floor Meeting Room (Melanson Room)
  • Quiet Study Room 
  • Group Study Room

Q: Where are the meeting rooms located?
The Community Room is located on the first floor of the Library. The main entrance is immediately to the left when you enter via the Lyman entrance doors. The Second Floor Conference Room is on the second floor behind the DVD collection. The Third Floor Meeting Room (Melanson Room) is on the third floor near the restrooms at the top of the stairwell.

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