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What to Expect: Jax Book Fest 2019

Ready for the literary event of the year? On Saturday, February 23, 2019, the Jacksonville Public Library will host the third annual Jax Book Fest.

Tenikka's Books for Kids 2019

Tenikka's Books for Kids is a partnership with Action News Jax and Jacksonville Public Library. You can donate books March 1 - March 16, 2019.

The Jacksonville Public Library is teaming up with Action News Jax's evening anchor, Tenikka Hughes, for the second annual Tenikka's Books for Kids Book Drive. Tenikka's Books for Kids is a book drive collecting new books for our summer learning program at the library. All eligible books will be given out as prizes to children and teens who complete their summer reading goals. 

Find Your Passion at Jax Library: Gardening

Nathan, also known as the Man in Overalls, is a gardener who wants to help you grow your groceries. We caught up with Nathan at his home in Springfield to learn more about his passion for gardening.

New Books for Spring 2019

The best part about a new season? New books! Here are the hot new titles our librarians are recommending most.

Staff Picks: January 2019

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

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.

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

Jacksonville’s Best Book Warehouse Sale

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

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

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.

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