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Jacksonville Main Library (Duval County)

303 North Laura Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32202

United States

904-630-2665

Type: Library

Web site: http://jpl.coj.net

Amenities: wifi, food/drink

Description: The brand-new Main Library for Duval County in Jacksonville, FL! Located in Downtown Jacksonville across from Hemming Park, City Hall, and the Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, this library features four floors of awesomeness. It has separate sections for children and teens, as well as a special Geneaology Department, the Florida Collection, and the Ansbacher Map Room. It also now includes the "Book-a-Librarian" service, where you can make an appointment with a specialist for an introduction into using the library's tools and resources, or just have them help you with a particular research project.

Added by: CornerDemon.  Contacted: Not contacted.  Venue ID: 27158

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The Main Library in Jacksonville is The Cultural Mecca of the Swampland
July 2008 by thespringfielder

Upcoming events

Sep
16
North Florida Folk Music – History and Tradition presented by Ron Johnson (Tuesday, September 16 at 5:30pm)
Join author and folk musician Ron Johnson as he shares some of the stories and insights into the folk music of North Florida and those who define the tradition.

This program is free and open to the public. Ron will sell copies of his book, “North Florida Folk Music – History and Tradition”. Cash and checks accepted.

North Florida’s proud folk music heritage reaches back more than half a century. The region claims many talented artists and song writers, including Frank Thomas, Bob Patterson and Charlie Robertson, while hundreds of solo, duo and group performers regularly inspire audiences at local venues. The Stephen Foster State Park in White Springs is the home of the Florida Folk Festival, the longest continuous state-sponsored folk festival in the country, held every year on the banks of the Suwannee River.

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