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Teen Zine: Congregate, Collaborate, Create

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Teen Zine is a series of workshops made to encourage teens to get creative, to collaborate, share ideas, and have their voices heard. The series was hosted on Saturdays in the Teen Department of the Main Library from May 5th to June 16th. The workshops allowed teens to congregate, talk to artists and zine writers, and work together to make their very own zine.


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New JPL Podcast: Completely Booked

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Have you completely booked your summer yet? Whether you’re busy running kids from summer camp to summer camp or stuck on a drive to Disney World, you can now get your Jax Library fix on the go! The official podcast of the Jacksonville Public Library is here — Completely Booked!


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May Staff Picks 2018

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If you're like us then you are always looking for your next great read. As always, we're here to help! Once a month we compile weekly suggestions from our staff right here for you. Find out what our librarians are reading, who their favorite authors are (and why) and more! Follow along with #JPLPicks on our FacebookInstagram, and Twitter and right here on our blog!


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How To: Use Our 3-D Printer

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We’re always looking for fun, new projects for the summer. One thing we haven’t crossed off our list is getting to learn more about using 3-D printing technology at the library. We got in touch with resident e-specialist expert and 3-D Printer Master Luis who gave us some tips for printing custom creations with our in-house 3-D printer – and he gave us a little history too!  


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