Books to Celebrate Disability Pride Month

Books to celebrate Disability Pride Month

The Library has an AMAZING collection of books featuring stories and information written by and about people from varied backgrounds, races, ethnicities, life experiences, and viewpoints. We love to share selections that demonstrate the range of our collection all year and we encourage you to explore these books with us! This month, we are highlighting books about people embracing their disabilities and reclaiming visibility in public.

Books to celebrate the World Cup

Books to celebrate World Cup 2022

This weekend, the 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Qatar. This international men’s association football championship features the best soccer players in the world (32 teams) going head-to-head. It’s the most widely viewed and followed single sporting event in the world! Whether you just getting into the game or you're a long-time fan, you can find some great books about the best soccer players and coaches that the world has to offer - right here at the Library!

Books celebrating Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month highlights the histories, cultures and contributions of Americans who have Spanish and Latin American ancestry. Whether you’re celebrating your family’s heritage or hoping to learn more about people from other cultures, stories are a great way to explore what connects us and what makes each culture unique.

Books And Music That Will Get You In The Mood For Jazz Fest!

Books And Music That Will Get You In The Mood For Jazz Fest

In just a few days the city will be filled with the sweet sounds of the Jacksonville Jazz Festival! To help get you ready for the festival, Jacksonville Public Library's reading experts have put together a list of books and music that will get you in the mood for Jazz Fest! This is just a small selection of the Library's collection, to see more book and music options be sure to check out the catalog.

Books For Mom To Read This Mother's Day

Books for Mom on Mother's Day

What's a Mother's Day gift that Mom can never have too many of, never goes out of style, and always fits? Answer: a good book!

This Mother's Day, gift the busy mom in your life a quiet place to read, unwind and catch up on the to-be-read pile. If Mom needs help choosing a book, guide her toward this blog post that contains a list of Mother's Day must-reads hand-picked by our expert Readers' Advisory Committee.

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