Jeremy Yates

Jeremy Yates Jacksonville Public Library

Jeremy Yates (he/they) is a maker, visual storyteller, D&D player and lifelong Disney fan. He is also one of two Marketing Specialists with the Community Relations and Marketing department at Jacksonville Public Library. When not at work, they enjoy spending time in a galaxy far, far away through Star Wars audiobooks, movies and TV shows. Or you’ll find them binge-watching other fantasy and sci-fi shows, playing Pokémon Go or just spending quality time with his equally-geeky partner Andrew and their extremely food-motivated Border Collie, Watson.

Get Free Comic Books at the Library

Free Comic Book Day

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!

Books to Celebrate Star Wars Day

Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be With You

Whether you’re celebrating Star Wars Day (May the fourth be with you!) or just looking to get back to your favorite characters in a galaxy far, far away: the Library has the books you’re looking for!

Jax Bicentennial Special Guest Speaker

Jacksonville Origins: A Talk with Emily Lisska June 11 1-2pm Conference Center at the Main Library

The countdown to our City’s bicentennial has begun! How will you celebrate Jacksonville’s 200-year anniversary? The Library’s doing what it does best: sharing and collecting stories! We hope you’ll join us for "Jacksonville Origins: A Talk with Emily Lisska" on Saturday, June 11 at 1 p.m.

And leave your mark on Jacksonville's history: Add your story, your family history, and your vision for the future of this Bold City to the Library's permanent collection!

Books to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Every May, the U.S. pays tribute to the generations of Asian American and Pacific Islanders who’ve become a part of this country’s history. What better way to celebrate than with books about these rich, diverse cultures?

Books to Read If You Like Aaron Blabey's Bad Guys...

Books to read if you like Aaron Blabey's Bad Guys

Doing a good deed feels pretty good. Whether it’s a random act of kindness, raising money for your favorite charity or returning books to the library… “Good guys” always do their part. These kids books are full of good guys... and bad guys who are trying to do good!

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