Bring the entire family to Jax Book Fest—the literary event of the year. Enjoy more than 90 local and national authors, including the king of creep, Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine, and Mike Thaler, author of 200 children's books, including the Black Lagoon series. Enjoy music, face painting, balloon twisting and more!
Art, movies, books and more!
Black History Month is an opportunity to highlight black history and culture. From children's and teen's programs focusing on Booker T. Washington, Jesse Owens, Martin Luther King Jr. and others to adult programs such as Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman and American Beach Documentary screenings, you'll find entertaining ways to celebrate. Oh, and we have a ton of good reads for you too.
The library is proud to partner with AARP Tax-Aide during tax season to help you get your taxes prepared. This free service is provided by IRS-certified volunteers. Don't delay—get a jump on your taxes today at a library near you.
Put a little love in your life.
Hearts, roses and all things romantic are February traditions. But you can make a date with romance every month. Enjoy the best of the best—hot and spicy, romantic comedies, royal romances or classics—all in the Book Hookup Romance newsletter each month. What's not to love?
Art Walk: Art Exhibit Opening Feb. 6
See how contemporary folk artists capture cultural identity and community values by blending traditional skills with present-day aesthetics. The exhibit features diverse works by nine different artists. Enjoy performances by folk music duo Bear & Robert and Kachin dance group Pan Long Pan.
What's going on in the Middle East?
Great Decisions, the world's largest discussion about world affairs, tackles another hot-button topic—The Middle East: Regional Disorder. As the presidency of Donald J. Trump passes the half-way point, the Middle East remains a region of turmoil. What policies are in place and to what effect? Join the conversation.