Search the Catalog

Jacksonville Public Library Blog

Last chance to join in on the survey!

We are grateful to all who have completed the Board of Library Trustees Budget Survey so far. If you haven’t responded yet, you have until midnight August 23, so go to this link now to let the board know how the proposed $4.6 million in library budget cuts will impact you. 

Here’s what some of you are saying:

We won...again!


Read all about it here

Friday Afternoon Chess at Southeast Regional Library

When the chess pieces were in place on all seven boards, Hugo Mattern-Ortiz began asking questions.

“What’s this game called? “ Mattern-Ortiz asked the young children around him. He proceeded to name the pieces, holding up each piece and then explaining how it could be moved on the board.

Construction & Service Updates

The Beaches Branch Library will remain open as improvements continue throughout the month.

Service at the Willowbranch Branch Library has been suspended until further notice due to water intrusion. The public is invited to a meeting for an update from the Public Works Department on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. at Riverside Ave Christian Church, 2841 Riverside Ave. Councilman Jim Love is scheduled to attend.

Jacksonville Public Library