Every Monday on the official podcast of the Jacksonville Public Library, Amanda and Gabby team up to introduce you to the coolest and most inspiring people in Jacksonville. You will probably even learn about something amazing the library does!
June 5 – September 22, 2019
Art increases awareness and inspires change by examining important issues. In this exhibition, this innovative art highlights the abundance of single-use products which contributes to pollution and teeming landfills.
Jacksonville Public Library’s Special Collections Department wants to expand its current photographic collection, and create a historical record of Jacksonville’s neighborhoods using photos. We’re ready to collect, organize, digitize and preserve your memories of Jacksonville for generations to come. All we need is your pictures!
Jacksonville Public Library's Main Library proudly contributes to our community's cultural life by offering a wide variety of classical music programming. All of the performers freely donate their time and talents for the opportunity to perform in the series.
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.
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.
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.