This Week at JMRL:

Wednesday, March 29

All Day
Nelson - Spring Break @The LIbrary

10:00 am
Scottsville - Toddler Time: January 11-May 31

10:15 am
Northside - Twos and Threes Together: Wednesdays - Spring Session: March 1 - April 5

10:30 am
Crozet - Wee Ones - Spring Session: Mar 1 - Apr 19

10:30 am
Central - Romp & Stomp Wednesdays - Spring Session: March 29 - April 26

10:30 am
Scottsville - Reading Rocks: January 11-May 31

10:30 am
Greene - Read and Rhyme Time

11:00 am
Northside - Preschool Pals: Wednesdays - Spring Session: March 1 - April 5.

3:30 pm
Greene - LEGO Mania

6:00 pm
Crozet - Youth Gaming Club

Thursday, March 30

All Day
Nelson - Spring Break @The LIbrary

9:30 am
Crozet - Tales for Twos - Spring Session: Mar 2 - Apr 27

10:15 am
Northside - Preschool Pals: Thursdays - Spring Session: March 2 - April 6

10:30 am
Central - Romp & Stomp Thursdays - Spring Session: March 30 - April 27

10:30 am
Crozet - Alphabet Soup - Spring Session: Mar 2 - Apr 27

10:30 am
Greene - Storybook Beat

10:30 am
Louisa - Preschool Read & Rhyme Time

11:00 am
Northside - Twos and Threes Together: Thursdays - Spring Session: March 2 - April 6

12:30 pm
Scottsville - Puppy Love: Ava, the Therapy Dog

1:00 pm
Scottsville - Homeschool History Co-Op

1:30 pm
Northside - Babies and Books: January 19 - April 6.

4:00 pm
Scottsville - Rockin' Readers

7:00 pm
Central - Central Film Series

Friday, March 31

All Day
Nelson - Spring Break @The LIbrary

Saturday, April 1

11:00 am
Gordon - Drop-In Stories & More - January 7 - May 27

2:00 pm
Central - SPCA Paws to Read

6:00 pm
Central - Tech Series

Sunday, April 2

Monday, April 3

All Day
Crozet - Paws to Read

9:30 am
Central - Mother Goose Time - January 9 - April 24

10:30 am
Central - Twos and Threes Together - January 9 - April 24

1:00 pm
Scottsville - QUILTING AND NEEDLECRAFT GROUP

4:00 pm
Scottsville - Monday Afternoon Adventures

6:30 pm
Northside - Poetry Workshop Series

6:30 pm
Northside - Anime Club

7:00 pm
Crozet - Monday Night Book Group

Tuesday, April 4

1:00 pm
Northside - STITCHES

6:30 pm
Crozet - WOMEN'S LIFE WRITING WORKSHOP - BIG READ

6:30 pm
Northside - Fairy Houses

6:30 pm
Crozet - Musings: A Teen Writer's Workshop

6:30 pm
Northside - Fairy Houses

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NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK : Celebrate National Library Week 2017 (April 9-15, 2017) and learn how "Libraries Transform®."

book sale Friends of the Library Annual Spring Book Sale Thousands of good-quality books and other media at great prices! Proceeds benefit the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library. April 1 - 9 at Gordon Ave. Library. Hours are 10am-7pm each day. Members only Preview Sale on March 31, 5-7pm. $50 limit on purchases. Half-Price days: April 8 & 9. More info at 434-977-8467 or info@jmrlfriends.org. No scanners or other electronic devices permitted at Members Preview Sale (March 31) or during first three hours of sale on April 1 (10am-1pm).

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NATIONAL POETRY MONTH : Tens of millions of readers, students, teachers, librarians, booksellers, publishers, bloggers, and poets will celebrate National Poetry Month, marking poetry’s important place in our culture and our lives.

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POEM IN YOUR POCKET DAY : Stop by the library on April 20th and pick out a gift-wrapped poem to carry in your pocket. Unwrap it and read it to yourself, share it with someone close, or just tuck it in your pocket for a rainy day. Volunteers will also distribute poems at other locations in the community

POETRY ON THE STEPS : Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day with an open mic poetry reading. Meet us beneath the towering oaks on the library steps to read a few of your favorite poems, or just come to listen. Original poems and old favorites are welcome. Winning entries of the Poetry Contest for Adults will be read aloud. Refreshments will be served. Rain site: Children’s Room.

Database Spotlight

Signing Savvy is a sign language dictionary containing several thousand high resolution videos of American Sign Language (ASL) signs, fingerspelled words, and other common signs used within the United States and Canada.

Tumblebooks Tumblebooks
is a database containing electronic audio and animated books for kids. Also includes puzzles and games, and books in other languages.

General OneFile contains articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and more. Millions of full-text articles.

Language Online Transparent Language Online
is a language-learning system designed specifically for use by the patrons of public libraries. This rapid learning system takes users through a series of simple steps to memorize words and phrases in a new language, including their meanings and proper pronunciation, in the shortest possible time.

ancestryIn Ancestry Library Edition (in library use only) you explore centuries of resources and thousands of searchable collections of records from around the world. Includes historical records, photos, stories, family trees and more.

ancestryHeritageQuest is a collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture that contains over 25,000 family records and local histories.

Book Club Kits

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Teen Homework Help

JMRL has put together a fantastic collection of resources to help you with your homework and research projects.

BookLetters

BookLetters is a fantastic email newsletter and readers advisory service which contains information on millions of books. There are even lists of new titles on different subjects.

Find out how you can sign up and have new biographies, mysteries, book sizzlers and more emailed to you monthly.