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Tuesday, December 18, 2018


6:00 PM - Christmas Movie Night for Adults      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah   217-243-5435   
Description:  Are you ready to get in the holiday spirit while watching an awesome movie and eating free snacks? Well, you're in luck because the library will be showing Love Actually just in time for the holidays! Join us to watch this star-studded cast navigate the complexities of love during the frantic month before Christmas in London. 


Wednesday, December 19, 2018


6:30 PM - Adult Craft Class      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Bridget   217-243-5435   
Description:  Learn how to make shower melts, sugar scrub, Christmas cards and tags. All supplies will be provided and it is free and open to the public. Registration is required and spots fill up quickly. 


Thursday, January 10, 2019


6:30 PM - Jazz at Lincoln Center Concert Screening      


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  
For newcomers to John Lewis’ music, the evening  presents a thrilling introduction that will leave them excited to explore further. For longtime fans, the remarkable arrangements offer incredible new insights into even his most classic repertoire.



Sunday, January 20, 2019


4:00 PM - Music Under the Dome Concerts      


Location:  JPL Rotunda
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  Dan Hickey holds a Masters of  Music in Clarinet Performance from DePaul University. Tyler Kivel holds a Masters of Music degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in Piano Performance.

Together they will perform a program of works by Leonard Bernstein and his contemporaries in celebration of his 100th
birthday concert season.



Thursday, February 7, 2019


6:30 PM - Jazz at Lincoln Center Concert Screening      


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  
Come and be a part of music history. In 1997, Wynton Marsalis became the first Jazz artist to receive a Pulitzer Prize in music, thanks to his
landmark oratorio Blood on the Fields. An ambitious, sprawling work that explores themes of slavery and freedom, Blood on the Fields cemented Marsalis’ space as one of the most innovative and ambitious composers in Jazz today, taking his cues from other genre-defying artists like Duke Ellington and Charles Mingus.



Thursday, March 7, 2019


6:30 PM - Jazz at Lincoln Center Concert Screening      


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  
Four generations of master pianists took to the stage of Jazz at Lincoln Center to celebrate the full range of Jazz piano today. Diving into the New Orleans sound of Jelly Roll Morton, the meditative joy of Bill Evans, the spiky melodicism of Thelonious Monk, and the rolling thunder of McCoy Tyner, these pianists offered a veritable master class of what the instrument is capable of.



Sunday, March 24, 2019


4:30 PM - Music Under the Dome Concerts      


Location:  JPL Rotunda
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  Jeff has played with many musicians over the years,
including the popular New Goat Ensemble. He and his wife Teresa comprise The Jeff and Teresa and Friends Band, a local music favorite featuring
guest musicians.



Thursday, April 11, 2019


6:30 PM - Jazz at Lincoln Center Concert Screening      


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  
The worlds of Gospel Music and Jazz have always shared a close bond. On Wynton Marsalis’ Abyssinian Mass, the worlds come together as a full
gospel choir—led by master artist Damien Sneed—and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis roar through one of the most joyful,
ecstatic, and life-affirming pieces of music ever written.



Sunday, May 12, 2019


4:30 PM - Music Under the Dome Concerts      


Location:  JPL Rotunda
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  Sally Barris is an A-list Nashville songwriter with a bright spirit and an expressive mountain soprano.
Her songs have been covered by such top-level artists as Martina McBride and Lee Ann Womack.

The Minnesota native has performed Mountain Stage, New Bedford Summer Fest, Wildflower
Arts & Music Festival and The Kerrville Folk Festival.


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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

6:00 PM -
Christmas Movie Night for Adults


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah   217-243-5435   
Description:  Are you ready to get in the holiday spirit while watching an awesome movie and eating free snacks? Well, you're in luck because the library will be showing Love Actually just in time for the holidays! Join us to watch this star-studded cast navigate the complexities of love during the frantic month before Christmas in London. 


Wednesday, December 19, 2018

6:30 PM -
Adult Craft Class


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Bridget   217-243-5435   
Description:  Learn how to make shower melts, sugar scrub, Christmas cards and tags. All supplies will be provided and it is free and open to the public. Registration is required and spots fill up quickly. 


Thursday, January 10, 2019

6:30 PM -
Jazz at Lincoln Center Concert Screening


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  
For newcomers to John Lewis’ music, the evening  presents a thrilling introduction that will leave them excited to explore further. For longtime fans, the remarkable arrangements offer incredible new insights into even his most classic repertoire.



Sunday, January 20, 2019

4:00 PM -
Music Under the Dome Concerts


Location:  JPL Rotunda
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  Dan Hickey holds a Masters of  Music in Clarinet Performance from DePaul University. Tyler Kivel holds a Masters of Music degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in Piano Performance.

Together they will perform a program of works by Leonard Bernstein and his contemporaries in celebration of his 100th
birthday concert season.



Thursday, February 7, 2019

6:30 PM -
Jazz at Lincoln Center Concert Screening


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  
Come and be a part of music history. In 1997, Wynton Marsalis became the first Jazz artist to receive a Pulitzer Prize in music, thanks to his
landmark oratorio Blood on the Fields. An ambitious, sprawling work that explores themes of slavery and freedom, Blood on the Fields cemented Marsalis’ space as one of the most innovative and ambitious composers in Jazz today, taking his cues from other genre-defying artists like Duke Ellington and Charles Mingus.



Thursday, March 7, 2019

6:30 PM -
Jazz at Lincoln Center Concert Screening


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  
Four generations of master pianists took to the stage of Jazz at Lincoln Center to celebrate the full range of Jazz piano today. Diving into the New Orleans sound of Jelly Roll Morton, the meditative joy of Bill Evans, the spiky melodicism of Thelonious Monk, and the rolling thunder of McCoy Tyner, these pianists offered a veritable master class of what the instrument is capable of.



Sunday, March 24, 2019

4:30 PM -
Music Under the Dome Concerts


Location:  JPL Rotunda
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  Jeff has played with many musicians over the years,
including the popular New Goat Ensemble. He and his wife Teresa comprise The Jeff and Teresa and Friends Band, a local music favorite featuring
guest musicians.



Thursday, April 11, 2019

6:30 PM -
Jazz at Lincoln Center Concert Screening


Location:  JPL Meeting Room
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  
The worlds of Gospel Music and Jazz have always shared a close bond. On Wynton Marsalis’ Abyssinian Mass, the worlds come together as a full
gospel choir—led by master artist Damien Sneed—and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis roar through one of the most joyful,
ecstatic, and life-affirming pieces of music ever written.



Sunday, May 12, 2019

4:30 PM -
Music Under the Dome Concerts


Location:  JPL Rotunda
Contact:  Chris   243-5435   
Description:  Sally Barris is an A-list Nashville songwriter with a bright spirit and an expressive mountain soprano.
Her songs have been covered by such top-level artists as Martina McBride and Lee Ann Womack.

The Minnesota native has performed Mountain Stage, New Bedford Summer Fest, Wildflower
Arts & Music Festival and The Kerrville Folk Festival.