Provides Florida residents with virtual reference service via live chat and text messaging from 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday (EST), and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday (EST). Email is available to patrons 24 hours per day, seven days per week.
Participate in our virtual reading programs, earn badges, write book reviews and receive weekly personalized reading recommendations by email. Beanstack offers patrons the ability to participate in programs such as Summer Learning, 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, Winter Reading and more from a computer or tablet.
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Sign up and participate in our virtual book club! Receive a 5-minute reading selection from a popular book. If you like the book, finish it by checking it out of the library. New books start each week, and with over eight book club genres to choose from, you'll always find a good read.
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