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.

Planning Documents

Notice of Public Meeting

CANCELLED - Wednesday – March 21, 2018, 5:30 PM
Alachua County Library District Board of Trustees Meeting. Foundation Room, Headquarters Library, 401 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL

CANCELLED - Thursday – March 22, 2018, 10:30 AM
Alachua County Library District Governing Board, Meeting Room A, Headquarters Library, 401 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL

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ACLD in the News

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Become a volunteer tutor through the Library District's Adult Literacy Program. NOW! Basic Literacy Tutor Training starts April 5.
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Check out the spring issue of THINK...for a calendar of events and MAKERspace programs for all ages.

Press Releases


The Library District's quarterly newsletter and program guide.

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