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Staff Picks: January 2019

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It's a well-known fact that librarians have great taste in books. Here's what our staff has been reading lately.

Find Your Passion at Jax Library: Brewing

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We caught up with Brad, a cellarman at Intuition Ale Works, to learn more about his passion for brewing.

Paying library fines is as easy as going online.

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At any hour of any day, you can pay your fine online and continue to check out materials.

Jacksonville’s Best Book Warehouse Sale

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Who says good hardbacks are too expensive to buy? Shop the Warehouse Book Sale for an affordable way to add to your personal library or to pick up a nice gift book. The Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library Bookstore is located at the University Park Branch Library. You can shop cheap, used books during these open hours:

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon, and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Top E-Book + Audiobook Checkouts 2018

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We've compiled the top 15 checked out e-books and audiobooks so you can catch up on the trend. 

Jax Library Staff Picks 2018

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With so many great books out there and not enough time to read, it can be daunting to even think about digging into a new release! Our library staff has narrowed down their top picks from 2018 for you.

How to: Get E-Books and Audiobooks on Your Device from OverDrive

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We love OverDrive at the library! OverDrive is a database library cardholders can use to check out e-books for their e-readers and audiobooks to stream on their phone or desktop. However, it can be confusing learning how to get these digital materials to your devices. That's why we're here to walk you through it step-by-step! 

Get Healthy at Your Library

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Experience health and wellness programs at a library near you.

Find Your Passion at Jax Library: Cooking

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Haley is a pharmacist by day and an avid chef by night. She loves to experiment with new recipes and try new techniques in her kitchen. We caught up with Haley to learn more about her passion for cooking.

Best Books of 2018

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Here are the books published in 2018 that you checked out most this year.

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