The Alachua County Library District (ACLD) is an independent special taxing district and the sole provider of public library services to approximately 250,000 citizens in Alachua County, with 12 branch locations, two bookmobiles, and multiple deposit collections.  ACLD's goal is to provide all community members with free, open and equal access to education, information, and entertainment.

Mission Statement

Alachua County Library District: a key to building a better community by creating opportunities to participate, connect and discover.

Notice of Public Meeting


Wednesday – September 28, 2016, 5:30 PM 

Alachua County Library District Public Budget Hearing. Meeting Room A, Headquarters Library, 401 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL.                                                

Wednesday – September 28, 2016, Immediately Following Public Budget Hearing

Alachua County Library District Governing Board Meeting. Meeting Room A, Headquarters Library, 401 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL.

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ACLD in the News

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Library staff, dignitaries and families gathered to see and use the new High Springs Branch Library.
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Alachua Astronomy Club donated a telescope for check out to Newberry Branch Library

Press Releases


The Library District's quarterly newsletter and program guide.

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