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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?

Celebrating National Friends of Libraries Week

National Friends of Libraries Week

We want to give our Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library a big shout out for all they do to make a difference for us every single day. Learn more about our Friends or become a member today!

So You Think You Can Tech: Best Computer

Tech Tuesday at the Jacksonville Public Library

Looking for your perfect computer so that you can keep on Zooming and more? Check out these three computer categories that will get you on your way to the best resolution at the price that you can afford.

Vote at the Library 2020

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You want to vote in this year’s election, but you don’t want to be stuck in a big crowd on election day, right? There are 13 library locations where you can vote or drop your ballot off early between Monday, October 19 and Sunday, November 1. Visit the Duval County Supervisor of Elections website for locations and times.

Lit Chat: Online Author Talk With Elizabeth Randall

Lit Chat Women in White with Elizabeth Randall at Jacksonville Public Library

Does your interest in ghosts and spirits reappear this time of year? If so, then this Lit Chat is for you. Elizabeth Randall discusses her book Women in White: The Haunting of Northeast Florida on October 21, at 1 p.m. Hear about 29 tales from four northeastern Florida counties dominated by the wispy trails of strange female spirits known as ghostly “women in white.”

Books To Read During Polish American History Month

Polish American Heritage Month

Polish American Heritage Month was originally celebrated in August, but the month was changed to October so that more schools could participate in honoring Polish culture. In addition, Polish settlers first came to Jamestown, Virginia in October 1608. These settlers were craftsmen who came to establish a glass industry in the colonies, which became the first American industry.

So You Think You Can Tech: Data vs Storage

So You Think You Can Tech: Data vs Storage

Over the years I have spoken to a fair number of people on matters related to tech. In all that time, one of the topics I have unpacked the most is mobile data. There is a distinct disconnect between mobile data and the amount of storage a device has, at least there is in the minds of many consumers. If you have found yourself looking at both and wondering which is which, then you are in good company.

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