Jacksonville Public Library has added Lynda.com to its digital services, giving cardholders access to more than 14,000 online courses taught by real-world professionals. Lynda.com is free for valid library card holders, and gives patrons unlimited access to learning everything from software development to design on any schedule from a computer or mobile device.
Kanopy—think of it as Netflix on steroids. And now it’s absolutely free with your library card! The popular on-demand streaming service gives you access to 30,000 classic and modern movies and documentaries, as well as other digital offerings. Stream movies and more anytime, anywhere—on your TV, mobile phone, computer or online. Download the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, Apple TV or Chromecast.
The official podcast of the Jacksonville Public Library, where we introduce you to the coolest and most inspiring people in Jacksonville. You will probably even learn about something amazing the library does! If you are interested in being a guest on our podcast, feel free to reach out to us here. We would love to hear from you!
Are you ready to get your hands [safely!] dirty? Honorary children's librarians (that's YOU!): get ready for Storytime: DIY. This do-it-yourself afternoon is a great way to make a book come to life with hands-on crafts, cooking, science and more. Made for kids age 5-12, but good for kids of all ages and kids at heart.
Many of you are using the digital library to help get through this period of social isolation, some maybe for the first time. Here are some tips and tricks to make the Library’s digital materials work even better for you.
KABOOOOOOOM! You're now an honorary children's librarian! Time for you to employ Supercharged Stories: fully-packed programs for kids age 5 - 12 that jump off from a great book into all kinds of fun and engrossing activities and challenges.
You've been dubbed an honorary children's librarian! Here's everything you need to host your own storytime at home for ages birth to five. Feel free to send us any cute pics or videos at firstname.lastname@example.org.