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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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The Storybook Pride Prom at Willowbranch Library!

To celebrate National Pride Month, LGBTQ teens are invited create their own "happily ever after" at The Storybook Pride Prom! This event will be on Friday, June 28 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM at Willowbranch Library in Riverside. Come dressed inspired by your favorite book character– casual, formal, or in drag – whatever makes you feel great. Be you!

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