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Help us plan for the future of JMRL by taking a short survey. JMRL encuesta de planificación estrategias en Español.

Please enter your contact information HERE to be registered for a prize drawing as a thanks for your participation. One winner from Charlottesville, Albemarle, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson will be selected in October.

Buying a book for JMRL is easier than ever with our online form. Buy a book to honor family and friends or in memory of someone who made a difference in your life.

Library Card Sign-Up Month

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Everybody needs a library card. Learn about all the advantages and how to get one for yourself.


Banned Book Week

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Closing books shuts out ideas. Celebrate the Freedom to Read. Check out this list of frequently challenged books of the 21st Century.

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Teen Homework Help

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

Book Club Kits

Everything you need for your book club in one bag.
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Database Spotlight

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.


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.