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.
Pumpkin patches, the leaves changing, the turning of the seasons—there’s so much to love and celebrate about fall. We’ve put together a list of our favorite fall children’s books so that you and your little ones can read together and learn about this special time of year.
Enjoy the following titles that portray varying aspects of this rich cultural heritage and let's continue this wonderful celebration by sparking conversations and connections that recognize the histories, cultures, and contributions of Hispanic Americans.
Ahoy, maties! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day, so it's a perfect opportunity for landlubbers to learn a little bit about the history of pirates. Check out these books for tales of swashbuckling adventures.
September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month! In the Digital Age, it may seem like the need for public libraries is dwindling. This, however, is far from accurate. There are more reasons than ever for why you should have a library card in the 21st century, and we've listed just a handful below:
Did you know that the popular on-demand video streaming service Kanopy, available to Jacksonville Public Library card holders for free, also includes Kanopy Kids? Kanopy Kids is thoughtful entertainment for children preschool age and up. With your Jacksonville Public Library card, you have unlimited on-demand streaming access to Kanopy Kids!
Please join us Thursday, September 19th from 4-6 p.m. to celebrate Hispanic Heritage with an afternoon of dance, crafts, and games courtesy of Jacksonville Sister Cities Association and Viva Panama Associates.