Lakewood Public Library in Ohio offers inter-library loans, home-bound deliveries, test proctoring, public computers and venues for special events. It also offers after school programs and story time for youth, teacher services, Sunday with the Friends and book clubs. Library patrons can search the library's online catalog and place holds.
Lakewood Public Library is part of the OCLC computerized resource-sharing system, which enables it to provide inter-library loan services to patrons by borrowing from other system libraries. The library extends its services further by being a part of World Cat. Patrons who cannot leave their homes because of certain conditions can take advantage of the library's home-bound delivery services. The Friends of Lakewood Public Library group provides the service.
Lakewood offers free test proctoring services to students, but they need to fill out registration forms and have good standing with the library to receive the services. The library also provides computers for Internet exploration or office program utilization, and Wi-Fi is available for compatible devices. Patrons can reserve computer use time or sign up for free computer classes.
The library serves as a venue for various events and provides venue use applications for interested parties. Study rooms are available for small group use.