You're invited to an exclusive Author event with New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer on Friday, February 28, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. Brad Meltzer is the NO. 1 New York Times best-selling author of The Inner Circle, The Book of Fate, and 10 other best-selling thrillers. His most recent book, The First Conspiracy, is his first non-fiction and is about a secret plot to kill George Washington. He is also the host of Brad Meltzer's Lost History on H2 and Brad Meltzer's Decoded on the History Channel. The Hollywood Reporter listed Meltzer as one of the top 25 most powerful authors.
As part of African American History Month the Jacksonville Public Library hosted Pathways to a People: Gullah Geechee Culture. The event was in partnership with the the U.S. National Park Service and the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission.
Calli Marie is the author of BAKES and co-owner of BREW Five Points, a coffee shop and craft beer bar in Jacksonville's historic Riverside neighborhood. Calli chats with us about her journey as a baker, becoming a successful business owner and the process of publishing her first book on the latest episode of Completely Booked.
Presidents Day began as a holiday to honor the birth of George Washington on February 22, 1732 and is still officially called Washington's Birthday. Now the day honors all Presidents. Pick a Presidential Biography to bone up on one of the 44 men to live in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Only pick one though, because these are long reads.
It's no secret that we have a thing for books here at the Jacksonville Public Library. In fact, we absolutely love them! That's why this Valentine's Day, we want to help our fellow book lovers find a title worth falling for. Go on a blind date with a book in this interactive blog!
Theresa and Todd Rykaczewski are the founders of Word Revolt Art Gallery in Atlantic Beach. It's a non-profit gallery dedicated to hosting free exhibitions and events that benefit artists, charities and the community.
It's that time of year where love, flowers and chocolate abound! Show your little valentine that Valentine's Day is more than paper hearts and candy and can be expanded to encompass giving, exchanging cards, friendship and many other kind ways to act! The titles in this list remind us that you're never too cranky, too cool, too scary or too little to love.
Alfred Cralle, an African American businessman in the late 1800s, invented the first ice cream scoop. In STEM Lab: Scooped! kids will make ice cream by hand and try to design their own ice cream scooper.