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2019

30,000 New Reasons to Get a Library Card

Kanopy Free Movie and Documentary Screening Now Available

Beat summer brain drain!

Parents, have you heard of the “summer slide”?  Research shows that children, especially  new or struggling readers, who do not engage in fun or educational activities during the summer months are more likely to suffer from the "summer slide" — the learning loss of up to two months of educational progress that takes place during the summer months and the long break from school.  

Library and League to Host 2019 City Council Candidate Forums

Public Invited to Submit Questions Online by April 8; Attend Forums to Get Answers April 18

Library Adds More Hours to Better Serve Customers

Effective March 2, 2019, New Schedule Will Help Standardize Hours

City Hall Time Capsule on Display at Main Library

Selected Artifacts and Jacksonville City Hall Timeline Exhibit to Commemorate Implosion

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 15, 2019 — With just days before the scheduled Jan. 20 implosion of the old City Hall Annex on Bay Street, Jacksonville Public Library is displaying artifacts from the 1960 City Hall time capsule, which was discovered in the cornerstone of the annex during pre-demolition work.

Main Library to Unveil 2019 Jacksonville Black History Calendar

Library Staff and Guests to Celebrate 30 Years of Calendar’s Publication

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 11, 2019 — Jacksonville Public Library is pleased to host the 30th Annual Unveiling of the Jacksonville Black History Calendar. For decades the Black History Calendar has served as a timely keepsake and as a reminder to celebrate the achievements of African-Americans year-round. 

WHEN:    Thursday, Jan. 17

Bill Brinton Murray Hill Branch Library Closing Temporarily for Plumbing Upgrade

Branch to Close Jan. 8, 2019, for Approximately 10 Days

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