Leon County public library

Tackling Sustainability In A Green Way

Jul 12, 2017
Leon County

The Leon County library is hosting a series of talks this summer about building a better world. This weekend, the focus is on living green.

Seeds Are Back In Leon County Public Libraries

Jul 10, 2017
Leon County Public Libraries

When you think of the library, most immediately think of collections of books. But twice a year, Leon County public libraries offer a collection of seeds.

Public Library Immortalizes Live Oak As Statue

Sep 28, 2016
Catherine Buckler

Book lovers and community members gathered today at the LeRoy Collins Library to celebrate the completion of a sculpture, made from a tree that used to reside near the library.

Tom Flanigan

Hundreds of people showed up on Saturday to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Main Leon County Library building in downtown Tallahassee.


Leon County is encouraging residents to get their hands dirty and grow their own food. The seed  cache at Leon County libraries is a budding addition for residents who want to learn their way around soil and trowels.  

It’s nearly eight p.m., and the program room of Leroy Collins Public Library is packed. It’s hard to miss brown envelopes with seeds swinging from the ceiling and large green buckets filled with soil on tables. In front of the room, Trevor Hylton shares tips with the mostly first-time farmers.   

Leon County Opens Lake Jackson Branch Library

Aug 21, 2012
Jessica Palombo / WFSU-FM

Northwest Tallahassee has a new library. On Tuesday morning, Leon County commissioners cut the ribbon at the Lake Jackson Branch Library in the Huntington Oaks shopping center on North Monroe Street.

Within minutes of the grand opening ceremony, the books were already flying off the shelves and onto the check-out counter. Bonnie Bell was one of the first in line, with a stack of about ten books. She says, she’d been coming to the previous Lake Jackson Library since it opened in 1991.