Amanda Toman

Amanda Toman

Amanda Toman is a mama, digital marketer, wifey and avid reader. You will either find her in the marketing department for the Jacksonville Public Library, spending time with her family, reading her Kindle, at a Pure Barre class, at Disney World, or at home binge watching the latest book to TV show series. She is also a co-host for Completely Booked, the official podcast of the Jacksonville Public Library.

Books to Read If You Love The Show Ozark

Season 4 of Ozark is coming back to Netflix on Friday, January 21, 2022. The fourth and final installment of the crime drama will feature a total of 14 new episodes. It’s been almost two years since fans saw the shocking season three finale and if you're anything like other Ozark fans, you are counting down the days until season four begins. While we wait for the fourth season to air, here are some read-alike recommendations sure to hold you over until you can get your Ozark fix in! 

Festive Cozy Mysteries for the Holiday Season

Cozy Christmas Mysteries

The holiday season is the perfect time to curl up in your favorite spot with a good holiday book. Cozy mystery novels, with their backdrops of snowy small towns, bed and breakfasts, coffee shops, village bakeries, and quaint book stores make for the perfect read this time of year.

Season's Readings! Holiday Books for Kids

Holiday Books

Whether you celebrate, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, or something else entirely, this list of holiday books for kids will put the whole family in a festive mood. Choose from this list picked by our expert librarians (or search our catalog and create your own list) and get lost in the memorable stories and magical illustrations that come with this special time of year.

Make The Most of Winter Break! Free Holiday Activities For Kids At The Library

Winter Break Programs at Jacksonville Public Library

The kids are home from school, family is in town to visit and you need something fun for the whole family to do (or maybe just a quiet place to escape). Look no further than the Library for great ideas during your winter break! Make plans to read, play, create, and have fun with us either in branch or from the comfort of your home this holiday season.


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