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6 Reasons You Should Have a Library Card

American Library Association Quote, Jacksonville Public Library

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month! In the Digital Age, it may seem like the need for public libraries is dwindling. This, however, is far from accurate. There are more reasons than ever for why you should have a library card in the 21st century, and we've listed just a handful below:


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New E-Resource: Kanopy Kids!

Kanopy Kids, Kids Entertainment, Unlimited Streaming, Jacksonville Public Library

Did you know that the popular on-demand video streaming service Kanopy, available to Jacksonville Public Library card holders for free, also includes Kanopy Kids? Kanopy Kids is thoughtful entertainment for children preschool age and up. With your Jacksonville Public Library card, you have unlimited on-demand streaming access to Kanopy Kids!


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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With Us!

Hispanic Heritage Month, Turn It Up Tuesdays, Jacksonville Public Library, Hispanic Heritage Event

Please join us Thursday, September 19th from 4-6 p.m. to celebrate Hispanic Heritage with an afternoon of dance, crafts, and games courtesy of Jacksonville Sister Cities Association and Viva Panama Associates.


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Top Gun Days - Dave "Bio" Baranek

Top Gun Days, Dave Bio Baranek, Jacksonville Public Library, Completely Booked, Navy

Dave "Bio" Baranek was an air-to-air combat instructor at the elite Navy Fighter Weapons School, Topgun. While serving as an instructor in 1985, he had the unusual experience of flying aerial sequences used in the film "Top Gun," starring Tom Cruise and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Don Simpson. 


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