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New Exhibit at Jacksonville Public Library's Main Library: MOSH Neighborhoods

MOSH Neighborhoods Exhibit

The exhibit features a set of large, illustrated text panels mounted in custom “doorframes” outlines the historical development of Jacksonville’s many and varied neighborhoods, from early river communities to automobile-based suburbs. The exhibit underscores the importance of vibrant, healthy neighborhoods to the city’s identity and well-being. 

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Is Your Tech Ready For Hurricane Season?

Tech Tuesday with Jacksonville Public Library

How should I prepare my tech for a storm?  

First check all batteries and charge/replace any that need it before the storm. Make sure all devices are charged before the storm in case of power outage. Try not to use your tech except in case of emergency, and turn your tech off or put it in airplane mode when you’re not actively using it to preserve your battery life. 

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Free Virtual Computer Classes From The Jacksonville Public Library E-Services Department

Free Virtual Computer Classes at Jacksonville Public Library

Due to the pandemic, E-Services will be providing a modified schedule of computer help to our customers. We will not be offering our usual classes and 1-on-1s until it is safe to do so. In the meantime, check out these options for technology help.

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Fire Up The Grill With 10 Sizzling Reads

National Grilling Month

July is National Grilling Month and every griller’s favorite time of year, so we’re celebrating with 10 books of delicious recipes! From marinated skewers of chicken, tofu or veggies, to thick cut steaks - pretty much everything tastes better after sizzling over a hot grill, even dessert! These books will take your barbie skills to the next level and most of them are available digitally so no need to worry about getting barbecue sauce on the pages.

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