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.

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.

New YA Releases Coming To The Library In November

November Booklists

November is a great month to light a candle, hang holiday lights, and warm up with a hot beverage and a new book. Be sure to find some downtime with these new YA book releases coming to the library this month and recharge before the holiday rush begins!

Thanksgiving Books For Kids

Thanksgiving Books for Kids

Find Thanksgiving inspiration with this list of Thanksgiving books for kids. This booklist has humorous tales, historical tales, and tales that teach kids the meaning of being thankful. Kids of all ages, from babies to elementary-aged children, will learn about the importance of sharing, practicing gratitude, reflecting on history, community, and family. These stories will help show the children in your life what the spirit of Thanksgiving is all about.

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