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JaxbyJax Comes to Main Library Saturday, Nov. 16

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Each year JaxbyJax hosts a literary arts festival, and this year one of its main venues is the Main Library. You can hear readings from established and up-and-coming writers in the library’s Conference Center Multipurpose Room and the Hicks Auditorium.

Investigating Willowbranch Library with PFC Paranormal

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Halloween is right around the corner, so we have a spooky special edition of Completely Booked this week. We teamed up with PFC Paranormal to investigate the Willowbranch Library! Located in Riverside, the Willowbranch Library opened in 1930, making it the oldest existing library branch in Jacksonville. 

An Inside Look at Jax Cooking Studio

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On this week's episode of Completely Booked, we sat down with the founder of Jax Cooking Studio, Terri Davlantes. Terri believes that food should enrich your life, so she started Jax Cooking Studio to teach people how to plan and cook hearty, delicious meals that are easy and affordable.

National Friends of Libraries Week!

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October 20-26, 2019 is the 14th annual National Friends of Libraries Week, so we wanted to give our Friends a big shout out for all they do to make a difference for us every single day.

Stream NYT's Top Netflix Movie Picks for Free with Your Library Card!

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The New York Times just updated their list of "The 50 Best Movies on Netflix Right Now." Out of the 50 films mentioned in the article, here are some that you can stream for free with your Jacksonville Public Library card through Hoopla or Kanopy

Get Ready for the 2019 Sea and Sky Air Show

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The Sea and Sky Air Show is soaring over Jacksonville next weekend! Aviation enthusiasts— get ready for this exciting annual event with fantastic book suggestions!

Talking Books Debuted at the Jacksonville Public Library in 1975

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October 15 is White Cane Day— a day to recognize the many achievements of blind and visually impaired citizens and the white cane as a tool promoting independent travel. Talking Books debuted at the Jacksonville Public Library on June 5, 1975.

Inside the 2019 Southern Living Idea House

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On the latest episode of Completely Booked, we interview Matt Birdwell and Jarrod Knox from Riverside Homes who were an integral part of the dream team that created the 2019 Southern Living Idea House.

13 Films to Watch On Kanopy This October... if You Dare!

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If you're a fan of scary movies, this is the season you've been waiting for all year long. Browse our spooky selection from Kanopy's Horror & Thriller section.

Halloween Reads for Tots & Teens

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Looking for spooky reads the whole family can enjoy? Here are some ghoulishly good books for kids and young adults to help you get in the Halloween spirit!

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