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January Book Clubs To Join Now

Join A Jacksonville Public Library Book Club
Is your New Year’s Resolution to read more books, read books outside of your comfort zone, or talk about books with others? We’ve got you covered! Our 10 book clubs run the gamut from true crime and mystery to graphic novels and Florida authors. We are also kicking off our Jax Stacks Reading Challenge book club, where you can come and learn about great books that other people are reading and share your own favorites.

Small Business And Side Hustles: Choosing the Right Location for Your New Business

Small Business and Side Hustle

The Library U Small Business and Side Hustle newsletter connects you to resources within the Library and community programs. If you would like to sign up to receive the Library U Small Business and Side Hustles quarterly newsletter, click here.

Links to the Library’s collection (READ), online programs through the Library (WATCH), and local non-profits and other community resources (EXPLORE) designed to assist you with your small business needs are part of the newsletter. Small Business and Side Hustle is delivered to your inbox in August, November, February, and May.

Join Us For One (Or More!) Of Our Ten Book Clubs Meeting This November

Join A Book Club

Join us for one (or more!) of our ten book clubs meeting this November, in branches and online. Try our quarterly Cookbook Club at the Regency Branch, or our newly monthly ComiClub at the Willow Branch Branch, or one of our online book clubs via Facebook or Zoom. Fun fact: The New Leaf Book Club’s selection this month is written by a Jacksonville-raised author who graduated from Stanton College Prep!

Lit Chat with Deesha Philyaw

Lit Chat with Deesha Philyaw

Deesha Philyaw, a graduate of Stanton College Prep and Yale University, is now a multiple award-winning author for her work, The Secret Lives of Church Ladies. Join us for an in-person and live-streamed conversation with Deesha about her book and her writing process at the Mandarin Branch Library!

Art & Conversations: Social Change 101 - Art and Advocacy

Art & Conversations: Social Change 101 - Art and Advocacy, October 28, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at the MOCA Theater

Jacksonville Public Library + MOCA present Art & Conversations, a series of innovative programs focused on literacy and the arts. In this series, the Jacksonville Public Library and MOCA collaborate to provide the community access to a rich set of resources by partnering an educational library program with a museum exhibition.

This series of programs centers around MOCA’s current exhibition, Structure of Nature | Nature of Structure by Jacksonville artist Doug Eng. His art and advocacy highlights the need to preserve our endangered wetlands and forests in Northeast Florida.

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