Lealman Exchange

PPLC and community partners offer a library service location at The Lealman Exchange


The Lealman Exchange is located at 5175 45th St. N. in unincorporated St. Petersburg.

Hours are: 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday-Friday.

Some of the services provided are:

  • A free PPLC library card (with valid FL ID)
  • Pick up materials that were placed on hold
  • Return materials from any PPLC member library
  • Computer Assistance
  • Access to online databases and electronic materials like eBooks, eMagazines, movies, and more!


The Lealman Exchange (LEX) is your hub for programs and services that meet the needs of this community, including jobs, housing, food insecurity and social engagement.

The 77,000 square-foot campus offers classrooms, offices and a multi use gymnasium. Pinellas County and local partners provide a wide range of services on site:

  • AmSkills
  • The Broach School
  • CareerSource Pinellas
  • Excellerated Teaching Center
  • Feeding Tampa Bay
  • Florida Small Business Development Center
  • Gulfcoast Legal Services
  • Pinellas County Extension Family Nutrition Program
  • Pinellas County Government
  • Public Library Services
  • YMCA at The Lealman Exchange


PPLC’s Library Service Partners include:

  • The Barbara S. Ponce Public Library in Pinellas Park
  • The Lealman Exchange (LEX)
  • Pinellas County Government
  • The St. Petersburg Foundation