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


Thursday – May 25, 2017, 10:30 AM                                                                                                                   Alachua County Library District Joint Governing Board and Board of Trustees Budget Workshop, Meeting Room A, Headquarters Library, 401 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL.

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ACLD in the News

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Certificates were awarded to library staff, retiring county attorney was thanked and two library awards were announced.
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Florida Library Association recognized Teen Creative Writing Contest and Conversational English Program with awards

Press Releases


The Library District's quarterly newsletter and program guide.

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