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Completely Booked

Every Monday on the official podcast of the Jacksonville Public Library, Amanda and Gabby team up to introduce you to the coolest and most inspiring people in Jacksonville. You will probably even learn about something amazing the library does!

New Releases - December 2019

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Hello book friends! This segment is for you. Welcome to our first Wednesday podcast episode highlighting new releases to look out for this month. We sit down with Shawn Norton from our Readers' Advisory Committee to chat about materials coming to the library in December 2019.

Channeling Anna Fletcher - Tim Gilmore

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Local author and historian Tim Gilmore returns to Completely Booked this week to chat about his recently published book, Channeling Anna Fletcher: On Seances and Women’s Rights. We also talk about Tim’s website, Jax Psycho Geo, that contains nearly 500 unique, unusual, and macabre stories on local Jacksonville history.

Getting Ready for the Holidays - Rebecca McNeil

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The holiday season is here, so we have preschool teacher Rebecca McNeil back on Completely Booked to help you get your family ready. We go over tips for handling holiday traditions and gift-giving with your children, fun activities you can do with your family over the break, and, of course, her top holiday book recommendations for the little ones.

Finding Your Voice - Anna Claire Hodge

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Anna Claire Hodge is a writer based in Jacksonville, Florida, and holds a Ph.D in creative writing from Florida State University. She is also Visiting Instructor of Writing at the University of North Florida. We interviewed Anna-Claire Hodge on the latest episode of Completely Booked about the struggles of being an artist, finding your voice, and figuring out your place in the world.

Buffalo Soldiers Historical Society - Joe Tillman

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In honor of Veterans Day, we interviewed Joe Tillman, President of the Buffalo Soldiers Historical Society. We explore the history of African American soldiers, and discuss ways to express appreciation for veterans on this special day.

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