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Jacksonville Public Library Announces Promotions and New Hire

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 15, 2018 — Jacksonville Public Library Director Tim Rogers announces the appointment and promotion of Julie McNeil as Deputy Director for Public Services, Gretchen Mitchell as Deputy Director for Support Services, and the appointment and hire of Chuck McNeil as Assistant Director for Financial Services (no relation to Julie McNeil).

Community Invited to Two Public Meetings Regarding Future Oceanway Branch Library

Library and Community Leaders Seek Public Input


JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 1, 2018 – The Jacksonville Public Library is hosting two public meetings in the Oceanway neighborhood to receive feedback on the future Oceanway Branch Library. City officials, community leaders, library leadership, and library trustees will be in attendance to listen to suggestions and answer questions about this new library location.

Main Library Kicks Off May with GED Celebration

      Public Invited to Ceremony and Reception to Honor Graduates


Library Triples the Action: Three Comic Cons, Same Day

Cosplay Contests, Demos, Music and More May 5, Free Comic Book Day


Library to Host Annual College and Career Fair for City Youth

Teams Up with Mayor’s Youth at Work Partnership to Expand Access to Opportunities

Main Library to Host Second Annual Jax Book Fest March 3

More than 100 Local Authors and Illustrators to Participate in ‘Literary Event of the Year’

Celia Nass Appointed to Board of Library Trustees

Celia Nass Appointed to Board of Library Trustees

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 21, 2018 – Jacksonville Public Library is proud to announce that Celia Nass has joined the Board of Library Trustees. Nass was confirmed as a trustee by the Jacksonville City Council. Her term became effective in January 2018.

Main Library to Display Banksy's $2 Million Haught Street Rat

Opening For Two-Month-Long Banksy Art And Local Street Artists Exhibit Feb. 14

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 29, 2018 — In partnership with The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville and thanks to the generous support of VyStar Credit Union, anonymous street artist Banksy’s Haight Street Rat will be on display in the Jax Makerspace Gallery at the Main Library Feb. 14 – April 14.

Library Event to Put Ansbacher Map Collection on the Map

‘Mapping Our Past’ Will Feature Christopher Lane of PBS Antiques Roadshow,

Expert Panelists, Local Appraisals, and Activities for All Ages

Main Library to Host 2018 Florida Regional Braille Challenge

Students Celebrate 11th Year of Competitions and Activities

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