The Real Florida Reader

Your Library Card is Your Pass to Adventure!

From Saturday, May 21 to Monday, September 12, your Library card can get you a pass for single-day access of one passenger vehicle (up to 8 people) at most* Florida State Parks (*excluding: Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs, Skyway Fishing Pier and Weeki Wachee Springs).

What to Know:

  • Limit of one pass per patron/library card
  • Passes can only be checked out using a full-service Osceola Library System library card (eCards and Student Cards are excluded).
  • Passes checkout for 14 days and must be returned to the library where the user checked it out.
  • Passes are available on a first-come basis. Passes can be set aside for 24 hours for pick up by calling the Library.
  • Passes must be returned to the Service Desk to a staff person
  • Passes are valid for STATE parks only​
  • Passes do not cover activity fees or entry into special events, museum or boat tours, instructor certification diving, boat launching, rentals of picnic pavillions and other facilities, rentals of equipment such as canoes and kayaks, overnight camping or lodging.
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To check if there are passes currently available, visit the Osceola Library Catalog.

The Real Florida Reader is a statewide collaboration between Florida State Parks and the Florida Department of StateDivision of Library and Information Services to encourage visitation to libraries and parks this summer.