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Music @ Main Concert Series Returns with Season Opener

By Olga Bayer, Community Relations Specialist, Community Relations and Marketing

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Celebrating 100 years of providing access to government documents

Kathleen Krizek headshot blog 2By Kathleen Krizek, Librarian III, Special Collections

On Aug. 26, 2014, the Jacksonville Public Library will mark 100 years of safeguarding one of our nation’s strongest traditions—the public’s right to know.

August is American Artist Appreciation Month

By Marie Myers, Art Educator/Library Associate
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Jacksonville Public Library is many things to many people: a repository of information in a variety of printed and digital formats, a center of the community and a showplace for art—yes, art. Our library locations, if you didn’t already know, showcase a wealth of art created by a variety of artists.

Main Library to close on Saturdays if budget is approved

Brunet GarciaThe Board of Library Trustees Thursday accepted the recommendation of library administration and voted to close the Main Library on Saturdays for Fiscal Year 2014 if the current budget cuts are approved by the City Council.

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