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DCAZ - Duval Comic and Zine Festival

DCAZ, Completely Booked

We sit down with Dawn Wailey and Lindsey Anderson from DCAZ to talk about the Duval Comics and Zine Fest. Originally scheduled for March 28 at the Main Library, the event has been postponed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  DCAZ will be Jacksonville’s first event designed to celebrate regional self-publishers. This free event will offer tabling for self-publishers to showcase their work, bookbinding, zine-making workshops and panel discussions featuring the local creators who helped lay the foundation for Northeast Florida’s DIY and self-publishing community.

A Podcast with New York Times Best Selling Author, Brad Meltzer

Completely Booked Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer is the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Inner CircleThe Book of Fate, and 10 other bestselling thrillers. He joined us at the Main Library on Feb. 29, 2020 as the keynote speaker for Jax Book Fest, a community event that brings authors and book lovers together. If you missed Brad Meltzer's wonderful keynote presentation, you can check out our interview with him on the latest episode of Completely Booked.

Jax Book Fest 2020 Keynote Speaker – Brad Meltzer

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Brad Meltzer is the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Inner CircleThe Book of Fate, and 10 other bestselling thrillers including The Tenth JusticeThe First CounselThe MillionairesThe President’s Shadow, and The Escape Artist. He joined us at the Main Library on Feb. 29, 2020 as the keynote speaker for Jax Book Fest, a community event that brings authors and book lovers together. During his time here we got a chance to chat with him about his most recent book and first work of nonfiction, The First Conspiracy, which describes a secret plot to kill George Washington. If you missed Brad Meltzer's wonderful keynote presentation, you can check out our interview with him on the latest episode of Completely Booked.

Mapping Jax - Steve Williams

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Steve Williams is well known throughout Jacksonville as the CEO of Harbinger Sign, the owner of Florida Mining Gallery, and a hard-core advocate of the arts and development in the urban core. He chats with us today about Mapping Jax, an initiative to inspire, preserve, educate, and advocate for our city's natural and built environments. Join us at the Main Library for Mapping Our Past on January 25, 2020 to hear Steve and other fascinating presenters.

Jax Film Bar Mondays - Tim Driscoll

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Tim Driscoll is a film producer in Jacksonville and has been a major force in cultivating the local film community. Today, he chats with us about JAX Film Bar Mondays, a casual meetup group that brings producers, actors, directors, writers, and technical experts together.

New Releases - January 2020

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Happy New Year, book friends! Shawn Norton from the Readers' Advisory Committee joins us again to chat about new releases coming to the library this January. If your New Year's resolution is to read more, this podcast is for you.

New Year's Eve Champagne Guide - Justin Tichy

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Happy New Year’s Eve from all of us at the Jacksonville Public Library! Our guest, Justin Tichy, joins us on the podcast to talk about something wildly popular for NYE festivities: Champagne. We chat about the history of the Champagne region in France, how to decode labels on a bottle, misconceptions people have about popular Champagnes, the best places to find a good bottle of bubbles in Jax, and more.

The Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair - Gayle Hart

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Gayle Hart is the VP of Marketing for the Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair. She joins us on today's episode of Completely Booked to chat about the wonderful things her team does for the community and how she first became involved with the fair.

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.

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