Hart Memorial Library

211 East Dakin Ave
Kissimmee, FL 34741

Monday – Thursday: 9am – 9pm
Friday – Saturday: 9am – 6pm
Sunday: 12pm – 6pm

The Hart Memorial Central Library is the bustling headquarters of the Osceola Library System and houses the Ray Shanks Law Library, and the Library's creative space TechCentral.

Hart Memorial is located in the heart of historic downtown Kissimmee near the Lakefront Park.

Rooms Available at Hart Memorial Library

Meeting Rooms

Lillie Room
  • 44 ft. x 44 ft.
  • Includes overhead projector with HDMI and VGA ports, DVD/CD/VHS player, tables, and chairs
  • Occupancy: 110
  • Patrons must bring their own computer cables and supplies
Room 107
  • 14 ft. x 11 ft.
  • Includes tables and chairs
  • Occupancy: 6
  • NOTE: Reservations were formerly made in Room 104. This new room is located next door.
Room 120
  • 20 ft. x 20 ft.
  • Includes tables and chairs
  • Occupancy: 12
Roseada Room
  • 30 ft. x 37 ft.
  • Includes 65" LCD TV with HDMI and VGA ports, sound system with DVD player, tables, and chairs
  • Occupancy: 50
  • Patrons must bring their own computer cables and supplies

Study Rooms

Study Room Guidelines
  • 4 study rooms available.
  • 1 Video Relay Services (VRS) room available.
  • 2-hour reservations. Additional time will be allowed if no one is waiting. Please let desk staff know if more time is needed.
  • Availability is on a first come, first serve basis.
  • In-person sign up only for same day use.
  • Rooms are held for 10 minutes past reserved time before being made available to others
  • Study rooms must be vacated 30 minutes prior to closing.

Upcoming Events at Hart Memorial

Tools to Quit

In-Person Program

Develop a personalized quit plan and discover facts about nicotine addiction, health effects of tobacco use, benefits of quitting, withdrawal symptoms, medications, planning for quit date, dealing with triggers and overcoming cravings. Limited nicotine replacement therapy patches are provided at no cost to program participants.
Hart Memorial Library
Monday, December 6th
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Dot-Painted Holiday Mug

Give a cup of cheer with this hand-made gift. Create a fun holiday mug using a hand-painted dot pattern technique. Supplies provided.

Hart Memorial Library
Wednesday, December 8th
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Citizenship Class

Discover the process of becoming a U.S. citizen and prepare for the citizenship interview and exam. 

Hart Memorial Library
Wednesday, December 8th
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

E.S.O.L for Beginners

Become more familiar with the English language.
Hart Memorial Library
Wednesday, December 8th
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Rhythm, Rhyme, & Storytime

Sing, swing, and sway through this program dedicated to music and movement! Finger plays, rhythm movement, and dancing create the perfect opportunity for fun-filled learning as you watch your child develop their vocabulary, counting skills, creative thinking, and listening skills. Ages 2 - 5 years old.

Hart Memorial Library
Thursday, December 9th
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

The School District of Osceola County's READ Bus

The Osceola School District's Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System's branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information.
Three available sessions as follow: 9:15 am, 10:15 am, and 11:15 am.
Hart Memorial Library
Friday, December 10th
9:15 AM to 12:00 PM

Learn 2 Read

Help your child develop an early love for reading. This is an interactive experience providing how-to techniques for parents and non-school age children (infants/toddlers). Presented by The Parent Involvement Team of the Osceola County School District.
Two available sessions as follows: 10 am and 11 am.
Hart Memorial Library
Friday, December 10th
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Herramientas para Dejar de Fumar (Tools to Quit)

Desarrolle un plan personalizado para dejar de fumar y aprenda sobre los efectos del consumo de tabaco en la salud, los beneficios de dejar de fumar, y como preparase para dejar este nocivo hábito. Los participantes podrán recibir un suministro limitado de parches de nicotina gratis.

Hart Memorial Library
Monday, December 13th
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM