The Jacksonville Public Library is a large library system, consisting of a 300,000 sq. ft. Main Library and twenty regional, community and neighborhood branch libraries. We also serve the needs of the community with a Special Needs Library for Disabled Customers and an active adult literacy program.
The system directly serves residents and employees of Duval County both within the Jacksonville city limits and the Beaches and Baldwin communities. Residents of neighboring Baker, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns Counties are also able to partake of the services provided by JPL provided they meet the following criteria:
- A resident or property-owner in Duval County
- An employee of the City of Jacksonville, (Offices/Agencies of City Government)
- Currently attending a college located in Jacksonville, or
- Military personnel or family members of military personnel who reside in the state of Florida (must have valid military ID).