You like us, you really like us!

Robot wars, GED Graduates, 3D Printer Services, just a few reason why we've been named the 2017 Library of the Year! Among 800 libraries in Florida, including public, academic, special and school libraries, we are thrilled to be recognized among the best and we can't wait to share this with our community. In fact, the award … Continue reading You like us, you really like us!

The Young Adult Job Fair: Insider’s Guide

Stressed out about your job prospects? Feeling woefully under-prepared for the Young Adult Job Fair? Don’t freak out—we’ve got your back. Your insider at JPL has one Young Adult Job Fair under her belt, and you’re about to get the inside scoop. Here’s what to do to make the most out of the 2017 Young … Continue reading The Young Adult Job Fair: Insider’s Guide

April Staff Picks

Each month we feature a series of books chosen by our fabulous staff. Once a week our literary mavens will be featured on our social media channels. At the end of every month we compile them for you right here; that way you won’t miss a single book! These choices are some of their favorite … Continue reading April Staff Picks

Haiku for You

As we wave goodbye to the last day of April, we honor Poetry Month with a couple of excellent (library related) Haiku's! Attention Muggles: Can you tell me where to find a fantastic beast? Beth Fredrick Start here. Go anywhere. Chase your dreams at JPL Love the library. Deidre Hicks Access: easy and free Everything … Continue reading Haiku for You

Donor Spotlight: At Home in the Grand Reading Room

Naming Opportunities The Jacksonville Public Library Foundation provides naming opportunities at the library and strives to match philanthropic donors with projects representative of their values. To find out more about naming opportunities at Jacksonville Public Library, please contact the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation. From the grandiose ceiling and clerestory window opening to the sky, to … Continue reading Donor Spotlight: At Home in the Grand Reading Room

Library’s 3-D Printing Service is Sweet Deal

Cookies and 3-D printers may not have many things in common, but they do have one thing: baker Kealalani Baumann! Kealalani, or K as her friends call her, and her husband run Maddy D’s, a small sweets company, that specializes in unique, personalized cookies. Their cookies are often ordered for special occasions and holidays, which … Continue reading Library’s 3-D Printing Service is Sweet Deal

5 Ways to Support Your Library for National Library Week!

It’s National Library Week and we want you to help us celebrate! Here are a few ways you can show your local library just how much you appreciate it – and you may get a few things out of the deal too! Take Our Survey! We are working on improving our services for the upcoming … Continue reading 5 Ways to Support Your Library for National Library Week!