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Library and League to Host 2019 City Council Candidate Forums

Public Invited to Submit Questions Online by April 8; Attend Forums to Get Answers April 18

Library Adds More Hours to Better Serve Customers

Effective March 2, 2019, New Schedule Will Help Standardize Hours

City Hall Time Capsule on Display at Main Library

Selected Artifacts and Jacksonville City Hall Timeline Exhibit to Commemorate Implosion

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 15, 2019 — With just days before the scheduled Jan. 20 implosion of the old City Hall Annex on Bay Street, Jacksonville Public Library is displaying artifacts from the 1960 City Hall time capsule, which was discovered in the cornerstone of the annex during pre-demolition work.

Main Library to Unveil 2019 Jacksonville Black History Calendar

Library Staff and Guests to Celebrate 30 Years of Calendar’s Publication

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 11, 2019 — Jacksonville Public Library is pleased to host the 30th Annual Unveiling of the Jacksonville Black History Calendar. For decades the Black History Calendar has served as a timely keepsake and as a reminder to celebrate the achievements of African-Americans year-round. 

WHEN:    Thursday, Jan. 17

Bill Brinton Murray Hill Branch Library Closing Temporarily for Plumbing Upgrade

Branch to Close Jan. 8, 2019, for Approximately 10 Days

Murray Hill Library to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

City Councilmen Jim Love, John Crescimbeni, Tommy Hazouri

Will Rededicate Branch, Reveal New Branch Name

Donnie Horner III Appointed to Board of Library Trustees

Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 24, 2018 – Jacksonville Public Library is pleased to announce that Donnie Horner III has joined the Board of Library Trustees, effective Sept. 13, 2018. He was appointed by Mayor Lenny Curry and confirmed by the City Council.

"Donnie's experience in public service and in business made him a natural fit for the open role on the library's board of trustees," said Mayor Curry. "I look forward to seeing how his expertise helps our city engage with its vital literacy and learning resource."

Library Remembers, Celebrates City's 50th Anniversary of Consolidation

Councilman Bill Gulliford at Beaches Branch; Author James Crooks at Main Library

Library Employee, Friend Win 2018 NEFLIN Awards

Librarian Named Member of Year for Significant Community Impact

Friend of Brentwood Library Named Champion of Year for Support

Jacksonville vs Cleveland in Soar With Reading Contest

Library Rallies Community to Vote Jacksonville to Victory; Win $25,000 in Books

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