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The Bartram Trail Branch Library will be temporarily closed beginning at 3 p.m. on March 6 for a roof replacement project. The project is scheduled to be complete in approximately seven weeks, and the facility is scheduled to reopen to the public in late-April. An annex location will open on March 16 for curbside holds pick up.
The Bookmobile will be at the Publix in Nocatee Town Center and the Publix in Palencia Commons on Wednesdays, and the Publix on County Road 210 and the Publix in the Shoppes at Murabella on Fridays, excluding holidays.
October 18-24, 2020, SJCPLS will be celebrating our seven Friends of the Library groups as part of the annual National Friends of the Libraries Week. The work of the Friends of the Library promotes the fact that our libraries are a cornerstone of community education, providing opportunities for everyone to engage in the joy of life-long learning and connect with the thoughts and ideas of the world.
The St. Johns County Public Library System brings TV’s “GhostHunters” star, Dustin Pari, into your living room (virtually) this Halloween!
The St. Johns County Public Library System is introducing evening hours at all facilities to accommodate the needs of working families and students beginning Tuesday, September 15.
Every parent wants their child to succeed, and one of the simplest ways to ensure a child’s academic success is by making a quick trip to the library. This September, the St. Johns County Public Library System joins with the American Library Association and public libraries across the nation to make sure all children have the most important school supply of all—a free library card.
Most Americans consider the ability to vote fundamental to the enjoyment of full citizenship. American women, however, were long denied that right. In 1920, American democracy dramatically expanded when the newly ratified 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibited the states from denying the vote on the basis of sex. This August, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the Anastasia Island Branch Library is hosting a popup exhibition from the National Archives, Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote.
Through the library’s enhanced virtual programming schedule, SJCPLS is presenting a series of special interviews with two best-selling authors. Conducted by SJCPLS Librarian Harold George, interviews with authors Mary Alice Monroe and Susan Carol McCarthy will be presented on the library’s webpage sjcpls.org, Facebook, and YouTube channels.
SJCPLS is excited to announce that this year’s Summer Reading Program, “The Best Summer” will be presented online from June 1 to August 1. Through the library’s new READsquared website and free app, readers of all ages across the county can log minutes read independently and as a family.
Stay connected with us and enjoy virtual library programs presented by SJCPLS staff on YouTube
On a chilly night, teens lined up at the Southeast Branch Library of the St. Johns County Public Library System to put their taste buds to the test. They were challenged to identify nine distinct flavors of Oreo cookies, all while blindfolded. Their parents, siblings,...
The Bartram Trail Branch Library will be temporarily closed beginning at 8 p.m. on March 17 for a carpet replacement project. The project is scheduled to be complete in approximately three weeks and the facility is scheduled to reopen to the public in mid-April.
Do you love reading? Do you love the Libby app? There are some changes coming to Libby that will help make sure you’re able to read the books you want to read when you want to read them.
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