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Main Library

Main Library

303 N. Laura Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 630-2665
TTY 904-630-2740
Hours
  • Mon, Thu, Fri, & Sat: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue, Wed: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Closings & Holidays
Location
On N. Laura Street at Hemming Plaza in downtown Jacksonville
Map & Driving Directions

About the Library

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Click on the brochure above or here to find out more about the Main Library.

Mass Transit
JTA Bus Schedules
Architectural Firm
Carnegie Library (1905): Henry Klutho; Haydon Burns Library (1965): Taylor Hardwick; Main Library (2005): Robert A.M. Stern
History
Opened November 12, 2005 as the final library project in the Better Jacksonville Plan. The Main Library is over 300,000 sq. ft in size and is the largest public library in the state. It replaces the old Haydon Burns Main Library (November 1965 - September 2005) and the Jacksonville Free Public Library (June 1901 - November 1965).
Additional Information
Conference Center Information
Library Floor Plans & Highlights
Parking at the Library
Take a Walking Tour of the Library
School Bus Parking Guide
Contact Children's department at 630-2417 or Teen department at 630-0673 for school tour and bus parking information.
Jacksonville City Council District
District 4

Services and Programs

Click here for all Main Programs and Events.