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Jacksonville Main Public Library

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I took a friend of mine there. she has been searching for family members that lived here in Jax... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Jacksonville, Florida
Very nice Library

I was visiting Jacksonville and went to a retirement seminar there, very interesting . A clean... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Hendersonville, Tennessee
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303 N Laura St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-3505
+1 904-630-2665
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

I took a friend of mine there. she has been searching for family members that lived here in Jax. It was my first time there. I was amazed. I will be going back there to search for any Spanish relatives that came to Florida.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

This is a beautiful space, but is going downhill fast. I remember when it was new, and loved going there spending time exploring. Now it's sad to go. They got rid of so many books it's almost unbelievable. What happened? The place seems to be...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

I was visiting Jacksonville and went to a retirement seminar there, very interesting . A clean quiet place to check out all they have to offer.

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

I was amazed how nice and well kept things are here. Very helpfull people. Feels great inside. Nice books to read

Thank jose s
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Trying to reduce dependence on technology, we have rediscovered this gem. Have been several times before, but hadn’t really explored. This place is amazing, not only visually, but as a resource. They have a teen space, all sorts of workshops and so much more. Support...More

Thank Gatorraider
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The Main public library is more than just a library for locals. It is a resource center and Community center as well. They feature a nice coffee counter service in the lobby as well as few floors of books, computers (internet access-including wifi) and a...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

If you don't have a library card get one! I have nothing but good things to say about this branch. Thankful it's available and still free to the general public. If they are lacking in resources or capabilities I've yet to find it. I'm a...More

Thank JeanieNYC
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Many years ago I worked at the old Haydon Burns downtown library. The Main Public Library in downtown Jacksonville is in a beautiful building with wonderful art work. Next to an art museum and across from a park the library is home to books, magazines,...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

When we have been pt at Proton Therapy Institute we have used the Jacksonville library even though we are Florida residents. They graciously gave a one year pass for us. Nice staff, nice library and beautiful fountain outside.l

Thank Georgia Family T
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We were downtown on a Sunday afternoon and, as there wasn't much open, we decided to grab food and then check out the library. Four floors of beautiful open-space areas with reading corrals and private rooms. The map room on the fourth floor was incredible....More

Thank Crista S
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