On the Fringe: Blurred Lines of Florida Folk puts folk art at center stage, exploring how contemporary folk artists capture cultural identity and community values by blending traditional skills with present-day aesthetics.
Every Monday on the official podcast of the Jacksonville Public Library, Hurley and Jenna team up to introduce you to the coolest and most inspiring people in Jacksonville. You will probably even learn about something amazing the library does!
Jacksonville Public Library’s Special Collections Department wants to expand its current photographic collection, and create a historical record of Jacksonville’s neighborhoods using photos. We’re ready to collect, organize, digitize and preserve your memories of Jacksonville for generations to come. All we need is your pictures!
Jacksonville Public Library's Main Library proudly contributes to our community's cultural life by offering a wide variety of classical music programming. All of the performers freely donate their time and talents for the opportunity to perform in the series.
Jacksonville Public Library is pleased to offer programs with older adults in mind! Stay up-to-date with technology with classes on how to use the latest phones and tablets. Learn about social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more). Get information on finances and legal issues. Continue learning about health and culture. Check out live music performances and more - just for you!
With the popular HBO series coming to an end in its eighth season, there will be a hole left in both our hearts and our Sunday night schedules. Thankfully, while you wait for George R. R. Martin to finish book six in his Song of Ice and Fire, you can fill that fantasy-shaped void with plenty of works that will satisfy your craving for action, drama and epic world-building.
If you’re a self-published indie author of Young Adult Fiction or Adult Fiction, submit your work for the Florida Indie Author Contest sponsored by Library Journal and BiblioBoard. The contest deadline is May 31, 2019.
It’s hard to imagine a world without the soul-stirring poems of Maya Angelou, the comic verse of Ogden Nash, or the influential works of Walt Whitman, the father of free verse. Now during National Poetry Month, you can kick up your own poetry appreciation—and enjoyment—with poetry programs and more.
March is Women's History Month and we are celebrating here at Jacksonville Public Library with not only books for adults and children, but with some awesome free programs! The 2019 theme for Women's History Month is "Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence."