Jacksonville Public Library Blog 2019 Archive

Top 19 Highlights of '19

Top 19 Highlights of '19

As 2019 comes to a close, here are the top 19 highlights of the year. Thank you for all the memories!

New Year's Eve Champagne Guide

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Happy New Year’s Eve! On this week's episode of Completely Booked, we chat with sommelier Justin Tichy to talk about a popular staple in NYE festivities: Champagne.

10 Indie Films Worth Binging this Holiday Season

Holiday Movies, Indie Holiday Movies, Alternative Holiday Movies, Indie Films, Film Buffs

If you're looking for indie, arthouse, horror or offbeat holiday films to indulge in this season, we've got you covered. Between Kanopy and our DVD collection, even the biggest film buffs can find gems worth binging.

Level up your writing with the pros!

Writing Workshops, woman holding book

In January, well-known Jacksonville authors Rodney Hurst and Brenda Jackson will share insights and tips to get you motivated to write! In February, author Nikesha Williams will explain how to market your book. It’s all to prepare for our upcoming Jax Book Fest in February 2020 with more than 80 authors.

Get your legal questions answered!

Ask a Lawyer

Licensed attorney volunteers will be available to answer your questions in many areas of the law from contracts to personal injury. Get your legal questions answered. Venga y obtega respuestas a sus preguntas legales.

Explore Holiday Traditions with Your Children this Season

kids holiday books to read this season

Family traditions are a huge part of what make the holidays so special. While you teach your children about the importance of your own traditions, it's also a great time to expose children to other traditions and holidays from around the world.