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Summer Learning in Full Swing at the Jacksonville Public Library!

Summer technically starts tomorrow, June 21, but Summer Learning has been in full swing here at the Jacksonville Public Library for a few weeks!  A main highlight so far has been Mr. Joe singing a stellar Summer Learning song on Facebook Live. Watch the video above to jam out with him!  Visit Mr. Joe, a storytime favorite, at the Children's department at Willowbranch Library.


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Stellar Summer Reads 2019!

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Here are some stellar summer reads to feed your curiosity about infinity and beyond!


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JPL's 5 Ways to Head Off The Summer Slide

Beat summer brain drain!

Parents, have you heard of the “summer slide”? Research shows that children, especially new or struggling readers, who do not engage in fun or educational activities during the summer months are more likely to suffer from the "summer slide" — the learning loss of up to two months of educational progress that takes place during the summer months and the long break from school.


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Free summer lunch program begins at Jacksonville libraries

Spread the word!  The Free Summer Lunch Program has officially kicked off in Duval County at the Jacksonville Public Library!  To help ensure that kids don't go hungry while school is out of session, free and nutritious meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many library locations.   


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