Press Releases

October 2021

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Library cardholders print, email, or download PDFs and images from 1911 to the present from any computer.
Friday, October 15, 2021
The Millhopper Branch will remain open during a roofing replacement project starting Sunday, Oct. 17 and continuing through December.
Thursday, October 14, 2021
The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale will be held Saturday, Oct. 23 through Wednesday, Oct. 27 at the Book House, 430-B N. Main St.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
The Alachua County Library District thanks Friends of the Library for their many contributions to our public library system.

September 2021

Monday, September 27, 2021
The Alachua County Library District will increase evening hours at eight locations.
Monday, September 20, 2021
Gainesville, Fla. – Dig into a hands-on prehistoric activity with a free Take & Make Fossil Box from the Alachua County Library District. Families can register for a Fossil Box between Sept. 21-Oct. 5 at
Monday, September 13, 2021
Gainesville librarian Linda Cue received the annual Distinguished Career Award.

August 2021

Thursday, August 26, 2021
Gainesville, Fla. – Alachua County residents can add a library card - and possibly a grocery gift card - to their wallets in September during National Library Card Sign-Up Month.All month, new cardholders can enter to win a $20 Publix gift card courtesy of the Rotary Club of Gainesville by:
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Gainesville, Fla. – Alachua County Library District added 100 more WiFi2Go mobile hotspots for check out on Monday, Aug. 23 thanks to another donation from the Alachua County Library District Foundation.The Library District launched the WiFi2Go collection in April 2021 with 100 hotspots funded by a $36,000 donation from the Foundation. Alachua County library cardholders can check out a hotspot for seven days and connect up to five devices to the internet at once with no fees or data limits.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
Gainesville, Fla. – Sign up for ALCD Reads to never run out of reading recommendations from your local library.