Find virtual storytimes, boredom busters, and more on the JMRL YouTube Channel. And don't forget to follow JMRL on Facebook for more virtual content. You can even "dial-a-story!" Call 434.443.2300.

Virginia Author Project, in partnership with Library Journal and Biblioboard wants to find the best Indie-Published book in Virginia. Learn More.

Visit the website or download the flyer.

The Summer Reading Challenge is here!

Summer Reading Challenge is here!

Starting June 1st

The JMRL Summer Reading Challenge gets kids, teens and adults reading, moving and trying new things—earning points for each challenge completed, and prizes for earning 10, 20, and 30 points.

Help celebrate at a kickoff event.

Learn more on the Challenges page.

Track your progress on Beanstack.

Download a pdf of the 2022 Challenges sheet.

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