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Celebrate National Author's Day!

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November 1 is National Author’s Day, a day to acknowledge all of the blood, sweat and tears that go into writing. Authors give us access to endless amounts of knowledge, and allow us to transcend our own perspectives through storytelling. While we’re grateful for all authors, we'd like to highlight local authors here in Jacksonville this Author's Day. 

Mark Your Calendar for Beaches Reader Fest

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Book lovers rejoice! The first-ever Beaches Reader Fest will be held at the Beaches Branch Library on November 16, 2019. With the intention of connecting readers with authors, the festival will include panel discussions, well-known writers' groups, and a writing workshop.

JaxbyJax Comes to Main Library Saturday, Nov. 16

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Each year JaxbyJax hosts a literary arts festival, and this year one of its main venues is the Main Library. You can hear readings from established and up-and-coming writers in the library’s Conference Center Multipurpose Room and the Hicks Auditorium.

Investigating Willow Branch Library with PFC Paranormal

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Halloween is right around the corner, so we have a spooky special edition of Completely Booked this week. We teamed up with PFC Paranormal to investigate the Willow Branch Library! Located in Riverside, the Willowbranch Library opened in 1930, making it the oldest existing library branch in Jacksonville. 

National Friends of Libraries Week!

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October 20-26, 2019 is the 14th annual National Friends of Libraries Week, so we wanted to give our Friends a big shout out for all they do to make a difference for us every single day.

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