This collection of books for adults and children touch on the history of Juneteenth, the lasting effects of Juneteenth and celebrate fiction and nonfiction by African American authors that continue to influence and shape our culture over 150 years later.
The release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker marks the end of a celestial soap opera 42 years in the making, but it doesn’t mean saying goodbye to the Star Wars universe. Check out our recommended titles to binge after seeing the new movie.
National Native American Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories of Native American people. To properly celebrate Native American heritage, it's important to acknowledge and educate ourselves on the contributions and sacrifices they have made throughout history.
Kristen is here to give you some Downton Abbey read-alikes to check out after you see the new movie! This is also the last weekend to get a free popcorn at Sun-Ray with your Jacksonville Public Library card, so be sure to grab yours if you see the movie this weekend.
Stranger Things Season 3 drops tomorrow on Netflix and although the show flows so much like a horror novel, the show is not based on a book. That isn’t stopping us from recommending some great similarly-themed reads! As fans get ready to travel back in time to Hawkins, Indiana for Stranger Things Season 3, which drops on Netflix tomorrow, here are twelve books to get back into the ‘80’s monster movie groove.
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.