Ta'Vianna Brooks

Ta'Vianna Brooks

Ta’Vianna Brooks is an intern at the Jacksonville Public Library through the Mayor’s Youth Program. Also, she is currently a student at the University of North Florida. In her free time she enjoys playing video games, spending time with her family, and online shopping.

New Books Releases For Kids Coming August 2021

August is well-known for two distinctive features: the last month of summer and the first week of school. Although the approaching end of summer and the beginning of the new school year can be daunting for some, kids can look forward to unwinding with these new books available to check out at the library like Dead Wednesday by author Jerry Spinelli, Can You Net the Lochness Monster? by Brandon Terrel, and so many more! In the hustle and bustle of settling into a new routine, don't forget about August's new book releases for kids.

Books For Kids To Put On Hold This Month

Books For Kids To Put On Hold This July

Fiction and non-fiction galore! July has new releases that are guaranteed to keep kids entertained!  A to Z Mysteries (Crime in the Crypt) by Ron Roy features familiar characters (Josh, Dink, and Ruth Rose) going on strange, thrilling adventures! Snakes Smell With Their Tongues!: And Other Amazing Facts by Thea Feldman presents itself as a book full of exciting snake facts. The best part is we currently have our annual summer reading challenge, and these books can help you in your mission! Check out the full list below and be sure to put a few on hold. 

Big Bag Book Sale Is Back!

Big Bag Book Sale

The Big Bag Book Sale Is Back!

It’s that time again for the Big Bag Booksale! You can shop great deals—not only on books, but music CD's, movies, audiobooks, records, and more. 

Books To Get The Whole Family Pumped For The Summer Olympics

If you are feeling pumped about the 2021 Summer Olympics, channel that excitement into these exhilarating books that commemorate the Olympics. We've put together a booklist for both adults and kids so that the whole family can get pumped for the Olympic Games together!

Top Book Releases Coming To The Library In July

July has an abundance of new, highly anticipated book releases! USA Today's bestselling authors Heather Webb and Hazel Gaynor wrote a historical fiction book called Three Words for Goodbye. Additionally, Brian Staveley continues his wildly popular epic fantasy series, the Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne, with the fifth latest installment, The Empire’s Ruin. Are you excited yet? Many excellent books like these will be arriving at the library in July.  Also, remember to check out the Summer Reading program if you have not already!

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