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Human Rights Day Books

Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10 — the day the United Nations General Assembly, in 1948, proclaimed the inalienable rights to which everyone is entitled as a human being and adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Since it’s founding, the Jacksonville Public Library has been an open-to-all institution and is dedicated to serving every corner of Duval County, every neighborhood and every resident. This booklist focuses on a variety human rights issues – throughout history, in the present day, and with an eye towards the future.

Holiday Books for Youth

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year but it can also be extremely stressful, even for kids. Luckily, we have a way to help you and the family get into those feelings of comfort and joy in no time and that is of course through BOOKS! We’ve put together a booklist that explores traditions from different cultures, takes you on a life-changing quest to the North Pole, and sends you on an enchanting adventure as the lead ballet dancer in The Nutcracker. So, get the pine-scented candles going, light the tree, find the most comfortable spot in the house and start reading your way through these holiday books.

Cozy Mysteries To Read This Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, we take time to decorate the house with shining lights, listen to festive music, and sip peppermint-flavored drinks. So, it makes perfect sense for that same merry-making to extend to the books we are reading as well!

December 2020 New Releases

We've put together a booklist of December's most anticipated New Releases for 2020. This month’s new books are full of cultivating good habits, mystery, and adventure that you won’t want to miss. So make a mug of hot cocoa, snuggle under your warmest blanket, and settle in for a long winter’s read by the fire with these cozy December books.

Learn a Foreign Language Month Books for Adults

December is National Learn a Foreign Language Month and since much of the world is stuck at home because of the coronavirus pandemic, why not go fluent? We’ve put together a booklist that will motivate you to become bilingual (or multilingual!) during this new almost-always-home lifestyle. Whether you are new to learning a new language or just brushing up on your foreign language skills, we’ve got you covered! Profite bien!

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