The Bradham and Brooks Branch Library is closing for facility improvements starting Monday, December 30 (planned reopening is early February, 2020). Please visit the Locations & Hours for updates as they occur.
All Jacksonville Public Library locations will be closed Monday, January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Spooky season is upon us! If you're looking for a ghoulishly good time, mark your calendars for our Halloween events and activities happening at various library branches all around Jacksonville. All events are free and open to the public, and be sure to share your costumes with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!
Jacksonville Public Library has added Lynda.com to its digital services, giving cardholders access to more than 14,000 online courses taught by real-world professionals. Lynda.com is free for valid library card holders, and gives patrons unlimited access to learning everything from software development to design on any schedule from a computer or mobile device.
Founded in 1977, Sally Corporation began as an animatronic production company to help market corporate brands in a unique and entertaining way. Since then, Sally has evolved into the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of the most successful dark rides around the world.
POP: Perceptions of Poverty explores the inequities in education, health, food, housing and transportation associated with poverty. This collaboration of artists and solution-seeking organizations challenges stereotypes, increases understanding, and brings communities together to co-create solutions.
Kristen is here to give you some Downton Abbey read-alikes to check out after you see the new movie! This is also the last weekend to get a free popcorn at Sun-Ray with your Jacksonville Public Library card, so be sure to grab yours if you see the movie this weekend.
For over 100 years, the Jacksonville Public Library has been serving the community by providing information and enlightenment to all. It's changed drastically since its conception, so here are some interesting facts you may not know about the library's history:
The Perspective is a book group that seeks to connect the events of history to today. This is a reading group for persons interested in understanding how the society we live in has been shaped, and how lessons learned from the past can guide us in shaping a better future.