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!
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.
Spooky season is upon us! If you're looking for a ghoulishly good time, mark your calendars for our Halloween events and activities happening at various library branches all around Jacksonville.
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.
In honor of Veterans Day, we interviewed Joe Tillman, President of the Buffalo Soldiers Historical Society, on our latest episode of Completely Booked. We explore the history of African American soldiers, and discuss ways to express appreciation for veterans on this special day.
With November's arrival finally bringing sweater weather to Jacksonville, it's the perfect time to curl up with a hot beverage and an even hotter book. Here are some of the newest titles to look out for this November.
National Native American Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories of Native American people. To properly celebrate Native American heritage, it's important to acknowledge and educate ourselves on the contributions and sacrifices they have made throughout history.
November 1 is National Author’s Day, a day to acknowledge all of the blood, sweat and tears that go into writing. Authors give us access to endless amounts of knowledge, and allow us to transcend our own perspectives through storytelling. While we’re grateful for all authors, we'd like to highlight local authors here in Jacksonville this Author's Day.