• [Text] Author of the Year Contest. The Annual Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library Contest is back! Open to all residents of Morgan County ages 16 and over. Prize: first place, $250. Second place, $100. Third place, $50. Categories: Prose and Poetry. Due date: 24 March 2023. Participants may enter one or both categories. Entry forms are available at the Jacksonville Public Library or Our Town Books. Prizes provided by Farmers State Bank.

  • [Text] Adult Coloring.Wednesday, April 5th, 6 PM. Drinks, coloring pages, and colored pencils will be provided! For adults only.

  • [Text] Music Under the Dome: Heritage String Trio. Sunday, April 23rd at 4 PM at the Jacksonville Public Library under the rotunda.

  • [Text] Mindful Movement Class (in-person) on March 6th and 27th at 6:30 PM.

  • [Text] Library community intern available to the public to help with the following services starting on February 1st: Use a public computer to search and apply for employment or social service benefits. Use a public computer to access financial documents or other vital information. Provide resources and support for individuals to advocate for themselves in matters of employment, housing and more. Provide referrals to social service agencies. Assist individuals with scheduling social service appointments. Mondays from 3PM to 6 PM. Wednesdays from 9 AM - 12 PM. And 1 PM to 4 PM on February 4th, February 25th, and April 22nd.

  • What do you want to see at your library? Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at JPL to help us make the library a better place for teens! TAB will meet at the library every other Thursday at 5 PM. December 8, 2022 December 22, 2022 January 5, 2023 January 19, 2023 February 2, 2023 February 16, 2023 March 2, 2023 March 16, 2023 Please email Courtney at clangdon@jaxpl.org or Brittany at boverby@jaxpl.org with any questions!

  • Join us for stories and a craft every Wednesday morning at 10 AM and every Wednesday afternoon at 3 PM!

  • Join us at the library every Friday at 10 AM for Baby Storytime! This program, for caregivers and babies 0-24 months, is designed to encourage baby's early literacy skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.

  • Be sure to follow us on Facebook @Jaxpublic for updates and events!

  • Unlimited user and simultaneous access to the entire catalogue of 17 million songs & 1 million+ artists. Patrons can create their own playlists, steam preloaded playlists, full albums, or even download music too! 200+ genres of music are provided and the newest music is added every day. Join freegal music with your library card!

  • Visit the Jacksonville Story Walk located at the YMCA.

What else can I do with my library card? Click here for an online resource guide.
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