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Early Learners

Calling all parents, grandparents, and caregivers to little learners—we're not your average storytime! At the Jacksonville Public Library, we're focused on appealing to every type of early learner at every age.

Make America Read Again

Celebrate your voting rights by digging into a political book.

Best of Teen Read Week

It's Teen Read Week! Check out some of our favorite young adult titles by authors like John Green, Angie Thomas, and Jason Reynolds.

Calling All Authors!

The Jax Book Fest application for authors and literary-related vendors is now open.

True Crime Books

These tales of serial murder and other scary crimes are sure to leave you spooked.

Best of Jax 2018

We’re on the Folio Weekly Best of Jax ballot this year! Cast your vote for us in the following categories.

Jax Makes 2018

Calling all makers, artisans, and creatives galore! Join us for this year's Jax Makes on Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Main Library.

Lasting LaVilla with Bob Self

LaVilla rowhouses.

Jacksonville’s historic LaVilla neighborhood was our city’s first suburb.

Banned Books

Words have power—read a banned book! Each September, the Jacksonville Public Library celebrates First Amendment rights during Banned Books Week. At this time, we encourage readers to pick up books that have been banned or challenged in the United States. 

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