Celebrate Historic Preservation Month at the Brown Eastside Library on Tuesday, May 24! A panel of preservation experts will discuss the various processes that go into preserving historic neighborhoods, challenges, and preservation trends in our city. The program will wrap up with an audience Q&A session!
Brit Bennett wowed readers in 2016 with her debut novel, The Mothers, and again in 2020 with her New York Times number-one bestselling novel The Vanishing Half. If you were one of those readers, you now have a chance to meet Brit Bennett in person at the library! Come hear about her books and writing process, and get a chance to ask her questions during our Q&A session.
Free Comic Book Day, held the first Saturday in May, is great for attracting new comic book readers. It’s often cross-promoted with a new superhero film. This year, of course, it coincides with release of Dr. Strange and the Multiverse of Madness and the season finale of Moon Knight.
But what do you do when all those free comics have been given away? Get free comics at your library, of course!
What's a Mother's Day gift that Mom can never have too many of, never goes out of style, and always fits? Answer: a good book!
This Mother's Day, gift the busy mom in your life a quiet place to read, unwind and catch up on the to-be-read pile. If Mom needs help choosing a book, guide her toward this blog post that contains a list of Mother's Day must-reads hand-picked by our expert Readers' Advisory Committee.
In her new book of historic photographs, Jada Wright-Greene celebrates the homes of African Americans throughout the state, including cabins, shotgun homes, and two-story residences in Jacksonville and beach homes in American Beach and Butler Beach. Join us to learn more about these homes and the process of researching their histories!