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 For Mom To Read This Mother's Day

Books for Mom on Mother's Day

What's a Mother's Day gift that Mom can never have too many of, never goes out of style, and always fits? Answer: a good book!

This Mother's Day, gift the busy mom in your life a quiet place to read, unwind and catch up on the to-be-read pile. If Mom needs help choosing a book, guide her toward this blog post that contains a list of Mother's Day must-reads hand-picked by our expert Readers' Advisory Committee.

Ten Earth-Friendly Books For Kids + Join Us For One Of Our Earth Day Programs!

Earth Day Books For Kids

Earth Day is an annual event held on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by EarthDay.org including 1 billion people in more than 193 countries. The official theme for 2022 is Invest In Our Planet.

Friends of the Bill Brinton Murray Hill Branch Library Book Sale!

Bill Brinton Murray Hill branch library book sale graphic

Please join the Friends of the Murray Hill Branch Library for a book sale! The Friends will be selling gently used materials on April 16 starting at 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. in the meeting room. Find a great read while supporting the Bill Brinton Murray Hill Branch Library!&

Friends of the Mandarin Library Book Sale

Friends of the Mandarin Library Book Sale

Join the Friends of the Mandarin Library for a book sale! The Friends will be selling gently used materials on March 25 & 26 starting at 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the staff parking lot. Find some great books, and great deals too! Fill a plastic bag for $5 or a paper bag for $10! 

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