Hawthorne Area Resources

City of Hawthorne Mural

The library is an important part of services to the Hawthorne community. We offer free Wifi, public bathrooms, copying, printing, faxing to DCF, a public water fountain, a place to cool off as well as library cards to every Florida resident. We are happy to be a place Hawthorne residents can obtain information about the other resources our local community offers. Some of these organizations may charge fees, so please call the number listed for pricing.

Copying:

Notary Public: 

Faxing:

Free WiFi:

Other Assistance:

  • Hawthorne Branch Library:  352-481-1920
    • Free community meeting space, literacy and ESOL tutoring, test proctoring, events for all ages, applying for government assistance, computer help, free public-access computers, free local calling, and free borrowing of library materials to Florida residents with library card.
  • Hawthorne Area Resource Center: 352-450-5421
    • The HARC is a non-profit organization that provides health care referals, a weekly farm share, a food pantry, supportive services for veterans families, and a free weekly dinner.
  • Shell Elementary School: 352-481-1900
    • Shell Elementary provides free breakfast and lunch for registered students during the school year.
  • Hawthorne Middle High School: 352-481-1900
    • Hawthorne Middle High School provides free breakfast and lunch for registered students during the school year.
  • Hawthorne Area Life Enrichment "Super Seniors": (352) 481-2432
    • Meets the first Wednesday of every month at the Hawthorne Community Center
  • Hawthorne Museum: (352) 481-4491
    • Displays information about local history