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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

Main Library to Unveil 2018 Black History Calendar

Library Staff and Guests to Celebrate 29 Years of Calendar’s Publication


JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 8, 2018 – The Jacksonville Public Library is pleased to host the 29th Annual Unveiling of the Jacksonville Black History Calendar. For decades the Black History Calendar has served as a reminder to celebrate the achievements of African-Americans year-round. The event is open to the public. Free calendars and light refreshments will be provided.   

Library Board Selects New Director for Jacksonville Public Library (Dec. 14, 2017)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 14, 2017 — The Board of Library Trustees on Dec. 14 voted to extend the offer of the position of library director of Jacksonville Public Library to Tim Rogers, previous executive director of the Metropolitan Library System in Oklahoma City, OK, at the recommendation of the library director search committee. Rogers has accepted the offer and will begin in the new role on Jan. 29, 2018. Rogers succeeds former Director Barbara A. B. Gubbin who retired from the library June 30, 2017.

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