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!
Pirate lovers of all kinds take over the entire library! Frequently Arrgh-st Questions, pirate authors and historians, Pillagin’ Pirates with Eco Relics, treasure hunt for teens, pirate-themed storytimes for kids, Treasure Island movie, antique maps and refreshments.
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!
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:
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!
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.
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.