This Week at JMRL:

Sunday, March 1

2:00 pm
Central - Terracotta Jewelry Workshop - A Big Read Program - CANCELED

Monday, March 2

9:00 am
Nelson - Author Birthday Shelf

9:30 am
Gordon - Mother Goose Time Mondays 9:30

10:00 am
Central - Mother Goose Time

10:30 am
Gordon - Reading Rumpus

11:00 am
Central - Romp 'n Stomp Mondays

11:30 am
Gordon - Mother Goose Time Mondays 11:30

1:00 pm
Scottsville - QUILTING AND NEEDLECRAFT GROUP

7:00 pm
Crozet - MONDAY EVENING BOOK GROUP- Part of The Big Read

Tuesday, March 3

9:30 am
Gordon - Mother Goose Time: Tuesdays

10:30 am
Gordon - 2's and 3's Together

10:30 am
Central - Colorful Scarves

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

Wednesday, March 4

10:00 am
Scottsville - Toddler Time

10:30 am
Central - Romp 'n Stomp Wednesdays

10:30 am
Greene - Read and Rhyme Time

10:30 am
Nelson - Stories Out Loud

10:30 am
Scottsville - Reading Rocks

3:00 pm
Nelson - Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

3:30 pm
Gordon - Color Cool

4:00 pm
Nelson - LEGO Wednesdays

4:30 pm
Central - Central Teen Advisory Board

6:00 pm
Gordon - Mason Jar Madness -- rescheduled

7:00 pm
Gordon - Reading Poetry

7:00 pm
Gordon - Advisory Committee of Teens (ACT)

Thursday, March 5

10:00 am
Scottsville - HANDCRAFT GROUP

10:30 am
Louisa - Preschool Storytime

10:30 am
Central - Tales for Twos

10:30 am
Gordon - Monkey Business: Preschool Storytime

10:30 am
Greene - Story Book Beat

3:00 pm
Gordon - For DIY People

4:00 pm
Central - SPCA: Read to Paws

7:00 pm
Greene - Thursday Night Book Discussion Group - Part of The Big Read

Friday, March 6

10:00 am
Gordon - Literary Masterpiece Book Group

1:00 pm
Scottsville - CLASSIC MOVIE MATINEE

Saturday, March 7

11:00 am
Gordon - Drop-In Stories & More

11:00 am
Gordon - Color-bration: A Celebration of Science and Color

2:00 pm
Greene - The Book Sharks of Greene!

2:00 pm
Central - Chess Saturday

2:00 pm
Central - Chess Saturday

2:00 pm
Central - Chess Saturday

3:00 pm
Gordon - Part of The Big Read

See the full calendar

March is ...

Opening New Northside Library

The old Albemarle Square location closed at the end of the day February 21st. More information.

Interlibrary Loan Requests Suspended until March 17th.
Requests will be accepted again when the library opens in the new building on March 16.

Books may be returned to the Book Drop Boxes at Albemarle Square until March 6th. Starting March 7th, books should be returned to the new location at 705 West Rio Road.

At noon on Monday, March 16, the new Northside Library will open for business at 705 West Rio Road.

Coming Soon...

poetry.

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.

namesake cover. POEM IN YOUR POCKET DAY : Stop by the library on April 30th 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 : Continue to celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day with an open mic poetry reading at the Central Library. Meet us under the spreading 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. Refreshments will be served. Sign-up to read begins at 7 pm and will be ongoing throughout the evening. Rain site: Children’s Room.

National Library Week logo.

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK : Celebrate National Library Week 2015 (April 12-18, 2015) and explore the "Unlimited possibilities @ your libraryŽ."

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.

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.

Teen Homework Help

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