Programs, Events, Book Recommendations and Learning Activities for Kids

Upcoming Programs You Might Be Interested In

Kids - STEAM & Stories Reading and Hands-On Activities Ages 5-12 | Illustration of kids doing STEAM activitiesKids - Junior Artists: Art Exploration Lab, Reading & Hands-On Activities for Ages 9-12 | Library Academy & READ JAXKids - Junior Artists: Forensics Lab, Reading & Hands-On Activities for Ages 9-12 | Library Academy & READ JAX

The Jacksonville Public Library has everything kids and their families need to make learning fun, from storytimes to e-books to help with homework and projects. Plus, find a wide range of in-person and online activities to stay engaged while learning.



Fall Themed Reads for Little Learners



Fall Themed Reads for Junior Scholars



Library Academy

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Make your quality time learning time by engaging your kids in Library Academy! If you haven't yet, please sign up for our Library Academy newsletters to get easy-to-use programs that you can use wherever you are. They each start with a great book, include tons of enriching activities and coincide with a library program that are designed to encourage reading motivation and build literacy skills. Learning is fun when you bring the library home!

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Upcoming Events and Programs

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Student Library Card

Simply enter a student ID to access a fine-free library card! The Student Card is available for free to all students at any public school system in Duval County.

Science Fair Help

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You've got a science fair project to do, but now what? How do you get started?  Don't worry, the Library has your back! 

Miss Humblebee's Academy

Miss Humblebee's Academy

Miss Humblebee's Academy prepares children ages 3-6 for kindergarten proficiency. The online curriculum provides strength in core subject areas.

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The Library’s unique collection of thematic story time programs that you can take home.

JaxKids Book Club

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A FREE early literacy summer reading program for all Duval County Pre-Kindergarteners who are preparing to enter kindergarten in the fall of each year.