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So You Think You Can Tech: Filling Out & Signing PDFs

Tech Tuesday

Got some important paperwork via email you need to fill out and return? Whether it’s “fillable” or just a plain PDF, learn how to quickly and easily download, fill out, sign, and save that file so you can send or submit it online in a flash.

Pick Up One of These Picture Books This November

Picture Book Month

In libraries, classrooms, family rooms, and at bedtime around the world, every day print picture books take children on incredible journeys of discovery and bring people together. Whether it’s a new or beloved story, children begin to associate words with meaning and are introduced to beautiful artwork that they can hold in their lap. Picture Book Month is an international literacy initiative that celebrates the print picture book and its importance during the month of November.

Native American Heritage Month Book Recommendations

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, a celebration of the many varied Native American cultures. Take time this month to honor the traditions, artistry, activism, and everyday lives of Native peoples with these books by and about Indigenous people.

November 2020 New Book Releases

November New Releases

A new month means new books here at the Jacksonville Public Library! We've put together a booklist of November's must-read new releases for adults and youth. There are plenty of new titles released this month to check out.

Join The Peanut Butter Challenge And Help Spread The Hope

Peanut Butter Challenge

Now through November 21, you can support Florida’s peanut producers and people in need in your community by generously donating to the Peanut Butter Challenge. All peanut butter donations go to local Northeast Florida food banks to help feed families in need.

Chocolate Day Books That Will Help Satisfy Your Chocolate Craving

Chocolate Day Booklist

Attention all chocoholics! Today is your day! To help satisfy your chocolate craving and the new urge to cook from home, we've put together a delicious booklist that contains something for everyone - from fiction to the history of chocolate, and of course, some recipes that will make your mouth water. Once you are done baking, sit back, enjoy your chocolate and read some chocolate-themed fiction (choco-fic?). Turns out chocolate lovers, it is not just your day today, it's your year!

Kids' Books About Voting and Elections

Kids' Books About Voting and Elections

Is everyone allowed to vote? How did elections begin? What is the electoral college? Explaining all of this to children can be tricky! These books will help introduce your children to the intricacies of our electoral process in terms they can understand and get them ready to vote when it's their turn!

So You Think You Can Tech: Microsoft 365

So You Think You Can Tech: Microsoft 365

Are you getting the most bang for your buck with Microsoft 365? Do you understand the full capacity of the free version or do you want to know more about what you get with a subscription?

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