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What to Expect: Jax Book Fest 2019

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Ready for the literary event of the year? On Saturday, February 23, 2019, the Jacksonville Public Library will host the third annual Jax Book Fest.

Early Learners

stack of blocks with the text early learners programs for babies toddlers and more

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.

Kids' Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

5 books for kids that celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15! Read along with us to celebrate the generations of Hispanic Americans who have contributed greatly to our nation. Put these titles on hold today and read them aloud to your family during Hispanic heritage Month!

Sisterhood of the Traveling Tales - Angelina + Berkeley

Hurley and Jenna with Angelina and Berkeley in front of a shelf in Children's departmentAngelina (4 years old) and Berkeley (2 years old) are our youngest, and dare we say cutest, guests on Completely Booked thus far. With the help of their mom Erica they are showing the world how to have fun while doing science projects on their Instagram account @ScienceSis. Learn more about their favorite library service, the Traveling Tales. Our Early Childhood Specialist Susan Mankowski tells why the Traveling Tales are a great way to engage kids in learning. 

ReadingPals Book Drive

Volunteer putting donated books into a bag

Jacksonville Public Library is teaming up with the United Way ReadingPals program once again for a book drive! Jacksonville Public Library and United Way of Northeast Florida are asking for donations of new or nearly new storybooks for children ages 3 – 4. Bring books to any library location, and sign a special bookplate.

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