Jacksonville Public Library Blog

Traveling Tales Book Bundles for Preschoolers

Traveling Tales Book Bundles and Activity Kids for ages 2-5

Have you ever thought to yourself, "I wish the library offered more storytime programs to fit our busy schedule"? Traveling Tales are a collection of convenient book bundles and activity kits for preschoolers, ages two to five, that you can take home! Parents, caregivers and educators: Get your preschoolers ready to read and ready for school with help from the Library! 

Celebrating Women Throughout History and Today

Celebrating Women Throughout History and Today

Join us in celebrating women and girls who have made (and keep making) history! From the brave women who fought for the right to vote, to artists, journalists and astronauts (and everything in between): Your Library has an amazing collection of books written by and about these phenomenal women and their contributions to US and world history. 

Storytime with Mr. Joe Monday at Klutho Park

Pop-Up Storytime Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m. at Klutho Park

Does your child loves singing, dancing, playing and reading?! Bring them to Klutho Park every Monday at 9:30 a.m. for a special pop-up storytime they'll be talking about all week long! We’ll read rhythmic stories together and add songs and movements to make it a wonderful time for all (even parents can get in on the fun)!

Lit Chat Author Talks, Writer's Workshops and more this March!

Programs for adults

This March, hear about a fascinating and influential (but relatively unknown) figure in Women's History, learn how the group Women Writing for (a) Change takes inspiration and writing techniques from their favorite books at our next Writer's Lab Workshop and join a discussion group on US foreign policy with topics that affect women and girls here in America and around the world!

Jax Stacks Book Recommendations: Staff Picks

Jax Stacks Reading Challenge 2023

Welcome to the third month of the 2023 Jax Stacks Reading Challenge! We are going to give you suggestions for each* category in the challenge every month so that you always have a great library book waiting for you when you need it. Check our blog every month for a new round of ideas, and feel free to share your progress and recommendations on social media using #jaxstacks.

Spring Break Activities for Kids: Live from the Library

Spring Break Activities for Kids: Live from the Library

Are you looking for ways to keep the kids entertained during Spring Break? We've got live animals, scientists, storytelling puppets and other special guests performing "Live from the Library" March 13 - 17 in seven locations all across Jacksonville! The best part? It's all FREE to library cardholders!

Join a Library Book Club in March

Join a Book Club at Jacksonville Public Library

Have you been saying to yourself, "Irish I knew what book to read next..."? Well, you're in luck! Jacksonville Public Library has 15 book clubs, with meetings all across Jacksonville! It's true! No need to pinch yourself (unless you're not wearing green on March 17).


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