CLOSED: The Main Library is closed. (The Regeneron Treatment Site in the Conference Center on Main Street is operational. It will be moving out of the Conference Center on December 8. Click for details.)
UPDATE: The Main Library will reopen on Monday, Dec 13. Stay tuned to web, email and social media for additional details. Thank you for your patience and support.
In case you need an excuse to read more graphic novels, July is National Graphic Novels in Libraries month! With thrilling sci-fi and fantasy, action-packed manga and hero-led humor, graphic novels are sure to captivate readers of all ages. Whether you're a graphic novels connoisseur, or just getting started, the library has great material waiting for you to check out. You can access tons of graphic novels on Hoopla when you create a free account using your Jacksonville Public Library card!
Presidents Day began as a holiday to honor the birth of George Washington on February 22, 1732 and is still officially called Washington's Birthday. Now the day honors all Presidents. Pick a Presidential biography to bone up on one of the 44 men to live in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Only pick one though, because these are long reads.
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! For kids, the magical tales of mythical leprechauns, four-leaf clovers and a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow make this day extra special. Below are ten books that are perfect for sharing with kids to help them understand and enjoy St. Patrick’s Day. Whether it’s a book about the history of the holiday, a classic folktale, or a mischevious adventure with a leprechaun, there’s something here for every child that encourages them to dream, play, and try their luck.
March is Women's History Month and we are celebrating here at Jacksonville Public Library with not only books for adults and children, but with some awesome free programs! The 2019 theme for Women's History Month is "Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence."
March is Women's History Month and we are celebrating with these great reads written by and about strong females throughout history!
We are celebrating Black History Month at the library! Get inspired with these incredible titles!