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First Coast Connect & JPL Book Club: A Brief History of Seven Killings

First Coast Connect & Jax Library Book Club: A Brief History of Seven Killings
May 10 @ 9 a.m. - Discussion on First Coast Connect, 89.9 WJCT – FM

Let Us See Those Book Faces!

At the Library there’s one thing that brings us together – our love of books! Being a bastion of books, we are often offered Advanced Readers Copies of upcoming best sellers. While we love those advanced reads, we know that you do too! We wanted to pass on that perk to you, but how would we tell who the biggest book nerd is?!

Power UP

You’re never too old, or too young to learn new technology.

June Staff Picks

Each month we feature a series of books chosen by our fabulous staff, and this month our patrons too! At the end of every month we compile them for you right here; that way you won’t miss a single book! These choices are favored books and authors, or reads that just need to be shared with others. Pick up your next summer read and share it with us!

November Staff Picks

Each month we feature a series of books chosen by our fabulous staff. Once a week our literary mavens will be featured on our social media channels. At the end of every month we compile them for you right here; that way you won’t miss a single book! These choices are some of their favorite books and authors or reads they need to share with others. This month we were giving thanks for some of our most avid young readers and trying to appease the dinos!

Drawing winners announced!

Yesterday was National Library Workers Day. To celebrate, we held a friendly trivia contest and drawing to give our dedicated employees a chance to win a handful of outstanding prizes. The trivia question was:ilovejpl blog post image

What's the library worth to you?

Have you ever added up what it would cost to purchase all the items you check out from the library in a year? Library customers saved more than $112 million last year by checking out library materials rather than buying them. How much did you save? Use our Value Calculator to find out!

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