Click here for Florida Food, Medical Assistance and Cash
Apply for food stamps, temporary cash assistance, and Medicaid; report changes to your case; check your case/benefit status

Family Law Forms
Family law forms approved by the Florida Supreme Court for use by the public; includes forms for use in dissolution of marriage, child custody, child support, domestic violence cases and name changes.

Pinellas County Employment
Current county government employment openings; application for employment; job descriptions.

Unemployment Compensation
File an unemployment claim or appeal; report unemployment compensation fraud.

Pinellas County Government
Access to county departments; county commission agendas and schedules; online permitting system; budget; request for temporary disconnection of utilities for vacation; FAQ; job opportunities.

Pinellas County School District

Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court
Contact information and hours; fee schedule; official records search; traffic citation payment; jury duty information; self-help center(including court-approved forms); criminal and civil court records; job opportunities.

Pinellas County Property Appraiser
Information on homestead exemption; records search; office locations.

Pinellas County Code of Ordinances and Land Development Code
*Private sector host for city/county ordinances.

My Florida
*Web portal for the state government; links to state agencies and services; comprehensive list of frequently asked questions.

Division of Corporations
*Access filed information on corporations, limited liability companies, fictitious name registrations, partnerships, trademarks, and liens; download filing documents; file online.

State of FLorida Employment - People First
*State employment openings; online printable applications.

Governor's Website

Business Licenses
*Apply for a business license; renew a license; search for a license or registration; find exam information; search for food and lodging inspections.

Child Care Licensing
*Apply for a child care license; licensing requirements; locate a licensing contact.

Department of Revenue- Taxes & Child Support
*File and pay taxes and fees; apply for child support services; modify a child support order; calculate child support payments; pay child support online.

Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles
*Renew driver licenses and vehicle registrations; change addresses for driver licenses and registrations; request a duplicate license or identification card; complete a drvier license application online; make driver license appointments; report a traffic crash.

Florida Offender Search
*Search current inmate population, supervised population (i.e. probation), and inmate release databases.
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USA Jobs
*Official job site of the Federal Government; view job openings; apply for jobs; create and store a resume.

Federal Income Tax/IRS
*Printable income tax forms, instructions and publications; links ro e-file providers; find out the status of a tax refund; apply online for a payment plan; frequently asked questions.

Social Security Administration
*Prescreen for benefit eligibility; apply for benefits; request a replacement Medicare card; request a Social Security statement; begin or continue Adult Disability and Work History Report; check the status of online applications.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
*File online; determine case status' renew permanent resident card; downloadable forms; fee shedules; request forms by mail.

Passports and Visas
*Apply for and renew passports; check the status of a passport application; foreign travel requirements; information on visas for foreign citizens; travel warnings.

Bankruptcy Forms
*Requires forms for use in filing bankruptcy cases; forms manual includes instructions.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid
*Check deadline dates; apply online; check status of applications; make corrections to a submitted application; view and print student aid reports.

Federal Government Grants
*Find grant opportunities; apply for grants; track an application.

U.S. Copyright Office
*Copyright basics; search copyright record; how to register a work; how to record a document; preregistration.

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
*How-to guides; inventor support; patent and trademark searches; patent and trademark tracing.

Government Benefits
*Information on over 1,000 benefit and assistance programs; prescreening questionnaire for potential eligibility for benefit programs.

Federal Inmate Locator
*Search feature for federal inmates incarcerated from 1982 to the present; instructions for locating inmates incarcerated prior to 1982; information on visiting inmates.

Vital Records
*Where to write for vital records; contact information for individual states' offices of vital records and websites where available.


Ancestry (accessible only in library)


Kindle eBooks

Linkup Job Search Engine

Overdrive eBooks

Overdrive Guided Tour

Overdrive Quick Start Guide

Tampa Bay Times

The Paris Review