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Early Learners

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Calling all parents, grandparents, and caregivers to little learners—we're not your average storytime! At the Jacksonville Public Library, we're focused on appealing to every type of early learner at every age.

Make America Read Again

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Celebrate your voting rights by digging into a political book.

The truck stops here! Digital Bookmobile National Tour

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Get ready for an all-day tech fest as the Digital Bookmobile, a traveling exhibit decked out with the latest in library e-books and e-services, opens its doors to all ages.

Best of Teen Read Week

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It's Teen Read Week! Check out some of our favorite young adult titles by authors like John Green, Angie Thomas, and Jason Reynolds.

Computer and Technology Highlights: Oct - Dec 2018

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Expand your digital skill set this fall!

Calling All Authors!

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The Jax Book Fest application for authors and literary-related vendors is now open.

True Crime Books

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These tales of serial murder and other scary crimes are sure to leave you spooked.

Best of Jax 2018

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We’re on the Folio Weekly Best of Jax ballot this year! Cast your vote for us in the following categories.

Jax Makes 2018

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Calling all makers, artisans, and creatives galore! Join us for this year's Jax Makes on Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Main Library.

Banned Books

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Words have power—read a banned book! Each September, the Jacksonville Public Library celebrates First Amendment rights during Banned Books Week. At this time, we encourage readers to pick up books that have been banned or challenged in the United States. 

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