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Libraries Rock! Summer Learning 2018

Libraries Rock! logo, sign up for summer learning!, background picture is people strolling on the beach from a distance

Summer Reading Challenge: Read six hours this summer!

  • Get prizes just for signing up - come in to any library location and pick up your registration bag.
  • Track your reading progress to earn cool digital badges and prizes! Come in to the library once a week and pick up your weekly prize.
  • Meet your reading goals and win a free book! Read just six hours by Aug. 10 and earn a free book to keep.
  • Grand Prize! For every 2 hours logged online, you will automatically be entered to win an iPad!

Visit us at the library for a free family event!



Main Library
May 25 2019 -
11:00am to 1:00pm

A legacy of Honor and Valor Exhibit Opening featuring Hari Jones

The Buffalo Soldiers Historical Society 2018 Legacy of Honor & Valor exhibit opening features historian, curator, author and lecturer Harold "Hari" Jones as the keynote speaker. Jones is one of the foremost experts on African Americans in the civil war. The annual exhibit includes the contributions of African Americans in all branches of the military with new additions each year. The program is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. Summer1 JPL50 Culturalfusion1 History1

South Mandarin Branch Library
May 28 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Summer Teen Volunteer Orientation

A place to be this summer! Have something to do and receive credit for it with our Summer Teen Volunteer Program for ages 12-18. Come see what you'll get to do and when. Hope to see you there! Orientations are required for new and returning teen volunteers. Summer1

South Mandarin Branch Library
Jun 1 2019 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Summer Teen Volunteer Orientation

A place to be this summer! Have something to do and receive credit for it with our Summer Teen Volunteer Program for ages 12-18. Come see what you'll get to do and when. Hope to see you there! Orientations are required for new and returning teen volunteers. Summer1

Pablo Creek Regional Library
Jun 5 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Yesterday's Classics Matinee: Father of the Bride

Stanley Banks is a good father who adores his beautiful daughter Kay and his well-ordered life, a life that is thrown into chaos when Kay announces her engagement. A classic MGM comedy, the story is told via flashback and chronicles the many travails, financial and emotional, suffered by Stanley (Spencer Tracy) as he tries to give Kay (Elizabeth Taylor) a wedding to remember. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided. summer1 JPL50

Pablo Creek Regional Library
Jun 13 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Pablo Creek Library Book Club

We are the official book club of the Pablo Creek Library. No registration is required. Even if you haven’t finished the book, you’re welcome to listen and participate. New members are always welcome. The club meets on the second Thursday of every month (unless otherwise noted). Copies of the current book are available in the Pablo Creek Library adult services workroom. Audio and large print copies may also be available.
For more information, please contact Jason Enoex at 904-992-7101. JPL50 summer1

South Mandarin Branch Library
Jun 18 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Summer Teen Volunteer Orientation

A place to be this summer! Have something to do and receive credit for it with our Summer Teen Volunteer Program for ages 12-18. Come see what you'll get to do and when. Hope to see you there! Orientations are required for new and returning teen volunteers. Summer1

Beaches Branch Library
Jun 21 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Book Bangle Bracelets

A Universe of Stories is our Summer Reading theme. What better way to show your love of books than to make a bangle bracelet from recycled book pages! Materials are provided or bring your favorite book pages. Summer1 JPL50

South Mandarin Branch Library
Jun 22 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Summer Teen Volunteer Orientation

A place to be this summer! Have something to do and receive credit for it with our Summer Teen Volunteer Program for ages 12-18. Come see what you'll get to do and when. Hope to see you there! Orientations are required for new and returning teen volunteers. Summer1

Jacksonville Public Library