Leon County Library

Libraries across the Big Bend lost funding during the state’s recent budgeting process. But the Leon County library system is ready to make adjustments.

Talia Piloto

In an effort to increase healthy living, the Leon County Library is adding a new item to its shelves—seed packets. Anyone with a library card can check them out—and this time, there’s no due date.

Jessica Palombo / WFSU News

Leon County children are getting visits from law enforcement officers who want to read them stories this week. A partnership between local law enforcement agencies and Leon County Libraries, the first-ever read-a-thon event is meant to  bring the library experience into neighborhoods.

On Monday morning, Leon County Sheriff’s Deputy Jessica Ikner was walking through an apartment complex on the south end of town.

She tells a maintenance crew, “You see any kids, you send ‘em to me, OK?”