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February Staff Picks


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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To Infinity and Beyond

Taylor Richardson at Pablo Creek Library holding the book Star WatchIt all started with a book for local teen Taylor Richardson and now her sights are set on Mars, with a couple of stops in between. It's all about the impact for Taylor, when she says “I want to make an impact,” she isn’t just saying it, she’s doing it.

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How To: Access Free Tutoring

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 Alex Bishop here from the Teen Department at the Main Branch of the Jacksonville Public Library! I work with teens ages 12 – 18 in the Teen Room located on the ground floor near Jax Makerspace. Teens don't always want our help, but one of the most common issues teens come to me with are questions on homework help and applying for jobs.

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Books For Kids

Tennika Hughes, Action News Jax, Books for Kids, March 3-17th

Literacy is a vitally important tool for kids to succeed yet many underprivileged children in our area don't have books of their own. 

Action News Jax Family Focus, 95.1 WAPE and the Jacksonville Public Library are teaming up to change that with Tenikka's Books for Kids. 

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