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Become a JPL Advocate!

If you treasure the Jacksonville Public Library and believe that we're an integral partner in our city's future, we want you to consider contacting your local and state representatives to stress the importance of adequate library funding.

Ways to Advocate the Jacksonville Public Library:

• Contact senators and representatives who serve Duval County in the Florida Legislature and urge them to support the future of the Jacksonville Public Library. Click here to locate their contact information.

• Contact your City Council representative by visiting the My Neighborhood search on the City of Jacksonville website and entering your address to locate specific contact information for your council member.

• Visit, click “Find Your Representative,” and enter your address to locate contact information for your Florida elected officials. Let them know what we mean to you and your family.

• Share this information with your friends and family and encourage them support the JPL. Read more about additional ways to support us here.

If you’re not convinced that the Jacksonville Public Library is an indispensable community resource, take a moment to read the stories of people just like you who rely on their library. From children’s programs and educational resources to adult literacy, assistance for job seekers, and special needs services, we are much more than just books–we’re a vital community hub that people depend on.

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