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Books to Celebrate the PLAYERS

That Players Championship at Sawgrass, Jacksonville Florida

The PLAYERS Championship is back! One of the most prestigious events in golf, the PLAYERS offers the highest prize fund of any tournament ($20 million) and features 144 of the top golfers. It’s no wonder so many people get excited when the event returns every year to the Jacksonville area! Luckily, your Library has a great selection of books about golf including biographies, children’s books, and more!

A Celebration of Childhood and Creativity

Best of Elementary Art Show. March 11 - April 6, 2022. 16 Library Locations.

Get inspired by the imaginative artwork of local school children! The Best of Elementary Art Show will be on display at most of your local libraries starting March 11.

Get to know the rest of the Bat Family

Beyond Batman A BatFam Book List
The latest Batman movie reboot is set in the vigilante's second year of fighting crime. For now, fans looking for stories from Batman’s later years or those centered around other members of the extended “Bat Family” will have to look beyond the big screen (for now). Fortunately, Batgirl, Batwoman, Robin, and Nightwing are all well-represented at the Library!

Lit Chat with Andres Rojas

Lit Chat with Andres Rojas

Poetry Month is just a few weeks away in April. Start celebrating early with this Lit Chat with local poet, Andres Rojas!

Writer's Lab: Starting Your Memoir

Writer's Lab: Starting Your Memoir

March is Women’s History Month, and we know a lot of you out there have a story of your own to share with the world. If you’re not sure how to get your memories out of your head and onto paper, check out this great workshop for the techniques you need! 

Ready Your Bookshelves! The Spring Big Bag Book Sale Is Back!

Big Bag Book Sale

The Spring Big Bag Book Sale Starts March 10!

The Big Bag Book Sale will be back for a limited time from March 10 - 12. You can shop great deals—not only on books, but movies, audiobooks, records, and more. The store is located at University Park Branch at 3435 University Blvd. N. 

Free Movie Screening: "The Public" at Sun-Ray Cinema

Jacksonville Public Library + NEFLIN + Sun-Ray Cinema partner together to offer a free special screening of “The Public” during Jacksonville Public Library’s National Library Week campaign

Jacksonville Public Library, NEFLIN and Sun-Ray Cinema partner together to offer a free special screening of “The Public” during Jacksonville Public Library’s National Library Week campaign. This event takes place on Sunday, April 3 and is free and open to all. Join us to kick off National Library Week! and register here for free tickets!

Books to Celebrate World of Nations

Books to Celebrate World of Nations
Calling all armchair travelers and real-world explorers! Find books celebrating the wonderful diversity of our planet, including bestsellers by international authors, great book club picks, and more. Your passport to adventure awaits!

Ten Jacksonville Public Library Book Clubs For You To Join In March

Spring is on the horizon and it’s a great time to try a new book club on for size! We have 10 book clubs meeting in March at the library or virtually. If you’re interested in humorous science fiction adventure, gods behaving badly, serial killers, poetic memoirs, and everything in between, we have a club for you.

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