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So You Think You Can Tech - How Do I Schedule a 1-on-1 Tech Tutoring or Tech Help Session?

Tech Tuesday

We are a few weeks into our Tech Tips With E-Services and we realize you may now be wondering, how can I take advantage of all of these wonderful E-Services available at the library? Other questions you have may include “How do I find a list of classes being offered at a branch near me?”, “How do I schedule a 1-on-1 Tech Tutoring or Tech Help Session?” Or, “ Do I need a library card to make an appointment and is there a cost for this service?" Well fear not Tech friends, we have the answers to all those questions in this blog post!

B Is For Baby! An Information Celebration For New And Expecting Parents

B is for Baby

If you’re expecting a child, or are a new caregiver, this information celebration is for you—and baby too! Being a parent is fun but hard work. The library makes it easier by bringing experts together to share valuable tips you need for children from birth to age 2. Enjoy storytimes, art demos, and much more to get your child off to a smart start at the library.

A Podcast with New York Times Best Selling Author, Brad Meltzer

Completely Booked Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer is the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Inner CircleThe Book of Fate, and 10 other bestselling thrillers. He joined us at the Main Library on Feb. 29, 2020 as the keynote speaker for Jax Book Fest, a community event that brings authors and book lovers together. If you missed Brad Meltzer's wonderful keynote presentation, you can check out our interview with him on the latest episode of Completely Booked.

So You Think You Can Tech: The Cloud

Tech Tuesday, So you think you can tech, John Carter, Tech Help, E-services, The Cloud

Hello and welcome back! This blog will cover a subject that we've all heard of, but may not fully understand: The Cloud.

Celebrate "Valiant Women of the Vote" in March 2020

Women's History Month, Jacksonville Public Library

Celebrate Women's History Month at the Jacksonville Public Library with books and programs for the whole family!

Vote Early in the Presidential Primary Election at Jacksonville Public Library Locations

Early Voting, Duval County Voting, Presidential Preference Primary Elections

Jacksonville Public Library will offer early voting for the 2020 Presidential Preference Primary Election at various branches.

So You Think You Can Tech: Email Tips

Tech Tuesday, So you think you can tech, John Carter, Tech Help, E-services,

Whatever you have, Fitbit, iPhone, Kindle, or more, there is one thing you are going to need, an email address. Whether you have more email addresses than you know what to do with or you're creating one for the first time, this blog is for you.

Tenikka's Books for Kids 2020

Tenikkas Books for Kids

Action News Jax anchor Tenikka Hughes joins us on the podcast to chat about Tenikka's Books for Kids, an annual effort to collect book donations for children who participate in the Jacksonville Public Library's summer learning program. We chat about her passion for literacy in children, her career as an Emmy-award winning journalist and everything you can expect during the book drive's kick off at Jax Book Fest this Saturday, Feb. 29!

Nick Offerman Explains the Importance of Libraries in the Age of the Internet

Nick Offerman, Elders of the Internet, RAILS, Nick Offerman Library Video

If you haven't seen the recent promotional video titled "Elders of the Internet" from the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), you must.

Save The Date! An Exclusive Author Event With Keynote Speaker Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer Keynote Speaker Author Event

You're invited to an exclusive Author event with New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer on Friday, February 28, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. Brad Meltzer is the NO. 1 New York Times best-selling author of The Inner CircleThe Book of Fate, and 10 other best-selling thrillers. His most recent book, The First Conspiracy, is his first non-fiction and is about a secret plot to kill George Washington. He is also the host of Brad Meltzer's Lost History on H2 and Brad Meltzer's Decoded on the History Channel. The Hollywood Reporter listed Meltzer as one of the top 25 most powerful authors. 

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