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A Universe of Stories Awaits at JPL!

Get your library card ready! Join the Jacksonville Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, A Universe of Stories, as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing. All June and July there will be fun events, great books to read, awesome prizes, and it's all free! 

A Conversation with Calli Marie, Author of BAKES

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Calli Marie is the author of BAKES and co-owner of BREW Five Points, a coffee shop and craft beer bar in Jacksonville's historic Riverside neighborhood. Calli chats with us about her journey as a baker, becoming a successful business owner and the process of publishing her first book on the latest episode of Completely Booked.

BAKES - Calli Marie

Calli Marie, BAKES, Brew Five Points, Jacksonville Public Library, Completely Booked

Calli Marie is the author of BAKES and co-owner of BREW Five Points, a coffee shop and craft beer bar in Jacksonville's historic Riverside neighborhood. Calli chats with us about her journey as a baker, becoming a successful business owner and the process of publishing her first book.

Word Revolt - Theresa and Todd Rykaczewski

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Theresa and Todd Rykaczewski are the founders of Word Revolt Art Gallery in Atlantic Beach. It's a non-profit gallery dedicated to hosting free exhibitions and events that benefit artists, charities and the community. 

National #LibraryShelfie Day!

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Wednesday, Jan. 22 is National #LibraryShelfie Day. The New York Public Library's official definition of a library shelfie is, "A photograph that one has taken of oneself at a library, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam, and shared via social media. Library Shelfie Day is celebrated on the fourth Wednesday of January and began in 2014." Book lovers from all over the world are invited to share their library shelfies on social media!

Mapping Jax: Steve Williams' Vision for the Urban Core

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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.

Meet Brad Meltzer, the Keynote Speaker for Jax Book Fest 2020!

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Jax Book Fest 2020 is right around the corner! If you're planning to spend leap day at our biggest event of the year, here are 5 things to know about this year's keynote speaker, Brad Meltzer:

3 Reasons Why You Don’t Want To Miss our Big Bag Book Sale!

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If you are like us here at the Jacksonville Public Library, a good book sale makes your book-loving heart very happy! Here are 3 reasons why you should join us for The Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library's 3 day Big Bag Book Sale.

Top 19 Highlights of '19

Top 19 Highlights of '19

As 2019 comes to a close, here are the top 19 highlights of the year. Thank you for all the memories!

New Year's Eve Champagne Guide - Justin Tichy

New Year's Eve Champagne Guide, Justin Tichy, Jacksonville Public Library, Champagne Books, Completely Booked, Podcast, New Years Eve, Jacksonville

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.

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