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Give and Get Thanks

At JPL we’ve got a ton of valuable resources that we encourage you to take advantage of, but our best resources by far are our fabulous librarians. This Thanksgiving week we checked in with some of our team to see what elements of JPL they are most thankful about. Now, it’s time to turn the…

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Calling All Artists!

  The Jax Book Fest is coming! The Jax Book Fest is coming! The upcoming Jax Book Fest (JBF) is a paradise for readers and writers. The fest focuses on celebrating authors that live in Florida, near Florida, and who write about Florida. JBF will be held at the Main Library on March 25, 2017, so…

Voting Matters

Voting Matters

The Jacksonville Public Library has always promoted art, culture, and civic duty. This election season we combined all three facets into one project, our Voting Matters Exhibit. A visual experience that encourages you to make your voice heard, and get out to vote. JPL is a safe space that supports and fosters open conversation.  This…

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Books and Boos

“Trick or Treat!” While not usually a phrase often heard at a public library, we make an exception for the participants of the yearly Trick or Treat on the Street event hosted by Downtown Vision! This year Trick or Treat participants were able to do a building wide scavenger hunt where kids had to find…