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Jam Out this Holiday Season with TubaChristmas

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TubaChristmas is a music concert held in cities worldwide that celebrates those who play, teach, and compose music for instruments in the tuba family. On this week's episode of Completely Booked, we chat with Marc Dickman and Suna Hall, the conductor and coordinator of Jacksonville's TubaChristmas performance, about what to expect at the upcoming concert on Saturday, December 14th.

Tuba Christmas - Marc Dickman + Suna Hall

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TubaChristmas is a music concert held in cities worldwide that celebrates those who play, teach, and compose music for instruments in the tuba family. On this week's episode of Completely Booked, we chat with Marc Dickman and Suna Hall, the conductor and coordinator of Jacksonville's TubaChristmas performance, about what to expect at the upcoming concert on Saturday, December 14th. Our producer, Justin, guest hosts this episode as he is a longtime player in TubaChristmas.

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.

Tips from a Teacher on Making the Most Out of Your Holidays

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The holiday season is here, so we invited preschool teacher Rebecca McNeil back to 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.

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.

Investigating Willowbranch Library with PFC Paranormal

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Halloween is right around the corner, so we have a spooky special edition of Completely Booked this week. We teamed up with PFC Paranormal to investigate the Willowbranch Library! Located in Riverside, the Willowbranch Library opened in 1930, making it the oldest existing library branch in Jacksonville. 

An Inside Look at Jax Cooking Studio

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On this week's episode of Completely Booked, we sat down with the founder of Jax Cooking Studio, Terri Davlantes. Terri believes that food should enrich your life, so she started Jax Cooking Studio to teach people how to plan and cook hearty, delicious meals that are easy and affordable.

Inside the 2019 Southern Living Idea House

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On the latest episode of Completely Booked, we interview Matt Birdwell and Jarrod Knox from Riverside Homes who were an integral part of the dream team that created the 2019 Southern Living Idea House.

A Life Beyond Reason: A Father's Memoir

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Chris Gabbard is a local author and UNF professor who recently published his first book, A Life Beyond Reason: A Father's Memoir. It's an incredibly poignant story about his son, August, whose life began and ended with medical malpractice.

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