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.

Big News!

JMRL has been chosen for the 2022 Virginia Library of the Year Award.

Call for submissions!

Poetry Contest 2022
NASA Artemis Project Reading Challenge

Poets ages 18+ are invited to submit one original, unpublished poem, 30 lines or less, to any JMRL branch location, WriterHouse, or via an online form.

Celebrate Fall at the

Book Sale Fall 2022

300 Albemarle Square Shopping Center

1/2 price days: October 22nd & 23rd

Because the Friends of the Library are busy with the Fall Sale:
they will NOT be accepting donations September 30 - October 31.

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