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


Thursday – October 27, 2016, 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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Find out about available local resources on Monday, November 7, at Law in the Library: Family Law Self-Help Center - Resources for Self-Represented Litigants
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This lecture series, Death: Confronting the Great Divide, raises some culturally uncomfortable questions and discusses ways to cope and understand.

Press Releases


The Library District's quarterly newsletter and program guide.

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