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JPL50+

Jacksonville Public Library is pleased to offer programs with older adults in mind – JPL50+! Stay up-to-date with technology with classes on how to use the latest phones and tablets. Learn about social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more). Get information on finances and legal issues. Continue learning about health and culture. Check out live music performances and more - just for you!

Learn more about issues affecting older adults from our friends at AARP Jacksonville, Alzheimer’s Association, City of Jacksonville – Senior Services, Community Hospice, ElderSource, and the Florida Department of Elder Affairs.

Report Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation 24/7 at 1-800-96-ABUSE (1-800-962-2873).

All library programs are free and open to the public.



Mar 23

FREE Tax Preparation by AARP

Mar 23 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
University Park Branch Library

Jacksonville Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation partner each year to bring FREE tax preparation to the community. AARP Tax-Aide sites are serviced by IRS-certified volunteers that provide FREE tax counseling and preparation services to millions of low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those ages 60 and older. There is no income or age limit for assistance at AARP Tax-Aide sites; however, AARP sites cannot assist rental property owners or small business owners.

Mar 23

FREE Tax Preparation by AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Mar 23 2019 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Regency Square Branch Library

Jacksonville Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation partner each year to bring FREE tax preparation to the community. AARP Tax-Aide sites are serviced by IRS-certified volunteers that provide FREE tax counseling and preparation services to millions of low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those ages 60 and older. There is no income or age limit for assistance at AARP Tax-Aide sites; however, AARP sites cannot assist rental property owners or small business owners.

Mar 23

Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation Workshop

Mar 23 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
South Mandarin Branch Library

Need to unwind? Learn to relax and meditate with us during these one hour sessions with Certified Heartfulness Trainer, Amit Beniwal. Free and open to the public. JPL50, Health1

Mar 23

Meditation in Motion

Mar 23 2019 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm
Willowbranch Branch Library

Amanda Dill combines meditation and Raga yoga movements with the goal of relaxation and wellness. #JPL50 #HealthForAll

Mar 25

Learn to Knit

Mar 25 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Mandarin Branch Library

Learn to knit, crochet or loom knit and create something warm for yourself or a loved one! JPL50 Other

Mar 25

Introduction to Computers for Adults 50+

Mar 25 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
West Branch Library

Learn the basics of using a personal computer and Windows navigation. Start a program from the Start Menu or desktop and learn the taskbar functions. Learn to re-size windows and create shortcuts. These classes have helpful instructors and an appropriate pace for the 50+ novice learner. JPL50

Mar 26

FREE Tax Preparation by AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Mar 26 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
South Mandarin Branch Library

Jacksonville Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation partner each year to bring FREE tax preparation to the community. AARP Tax-Aide sites are serviced by IRS-certified volunteers that provide FREE tax counseling and preparation services to millions of low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those ages 60 and older. There is no income or age limit for assistance at AARP Tax-Aide sites; however, AARP sites cannot assist rental property owners or small business owners.

Mar 26

FREE Tax Preparation by AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Mar 26 2019 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Jacksonville Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation partner each year to bring FREE tax preparation to the community. AARP Tax-Aide sites are serviced by IRS-certified volunteers that provide FREE tax counseling and preparation services to millions of low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those ages 60 and older. There is no income or age limit for assistance at AARP Tax-Aide sites; however, AARP sites cannot assist rental property owners or small business owners.

Mar 26

Free Tax Preparation by AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Mar 26 2019 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Beaches Branch Library

Jacksonville Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation partner each year to bring FREE tax preparation to the community. AARP Tax-Aide sites are serviced by IRS-certified volunteers that provide FREE tax counseling and preparation services to millions of low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those ages 60 and older. There is no income or age limit for assistance at AARP TaxAide sites; however, AARP sites cannot assist rental property owners or small business owners.

Mar 26

North Florida Folk Network Acoustic Music Jam Series

Mar 26 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:45pm
Regency Square Branch Library

The North Florida Folk Network is excited to partner with Regency Square Branch Library for an evening of acoustic music. Please bring your instruments and your voice and join in! All are encouraged to participate and/or listen. "As they say, good live music doesn't go away if you support it." Ron Johnson, North Florida Folk Music

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Mar 26

How Money Works

Mar 26 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Argyle Branch Library

Learn to eliminate debt in less than half the time, invest like millionaires, and learn how life insurance works. Presented by Primerica. Free and open to the public. JPL50 FinanciallyFit1

Mar 26

Como Funciona El Dinero

Mar 26 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Southeast Regional Library

Como Funciona El Dinero
Ven a aprender cómo funciona el dinero! Vamos a cubrir cómo funcionan las inversiones de los fondos mutuos en la economía de Estados Unidos, cómo eliminar las deudas más rápido sin tener que consolidar o refinanciar, y cómo verdaderamente funcionan los seguros de vida. No dejes que la ignorancia te detenga para salir adelante. Aprende a que el dinero trabaje duro para ti! “ Presentado por Primerica. Este programa es gratis y abierto al público. No se requieren reservaciones. FinanciallyFit1 JPL50

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