Thirteenlocal photographers capture our city’s neighborhood identities and examine what it means to be a community. The exhibit, which runs through Oct. 21 in the Jax Makerspace Gallery, is complemented with library programs and activities that focus on the civics, people, and history of our Jacksonville neighborhoods. Are you ready to tell your tale?
What makes a book great?
Find out what makes America's 100 most-loved books so popular. Local scholars from UNF will provide insight about common themes in American literature. Events, hosted at the Main Library and at WJCT Studios, complement PBS' The Great American Read. Keep reading the books, attend the programs, stay tuned to WJCT, and help choose American's favorite book. First 30 attendees receive a gift.
The JEA backpack is back!
Summer is a good time to assess your home’s energy consumption by checking out a JEA Home Energy Evaluation Kit from the library. Kits include all the tools, instructions and information you need to find out where your home is consuming the most energy, and how you can reduce consumption to lower costs. Pretty cool!
E3: Balancing work and life.
As an entrepreneur or a small business owner, balancing work and life can be tricky.The E3 Business Group gives insights on the real world challenges entrepreneurs experience each day, touching on everything from healthy living to stress, lifestyle and time management.
Save big on family fun!
With a 15 percent discount on select tickets for library customers, you could get carried away and treat the whole family to Cirque du Soleil's dazzling Corteo. The show runs Aug. 1 – 5 at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Be sure to enter Promo Code CORTEO15 to get your discounted tickets today.
Stock your home library ...
The Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library are doing it again—holding another Big Book Sale so you can stock up and save on bargains. You can also become a member of the Friends for $10 and shop on member nights for extra savings.
Tune in to the library's podcast ...
Every Monday Jenna and Hurley team up to bring you lively discussions with interesting and inspiring local residents and special guests. You'll find out what's hot, what's not, and hear about the latest happenings at the library. Listen in, subscribe, and let us know what you think!