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.

Juneteenth Unity Quilt Project

What does Juneteenth and Community mean to you?

Juneteenth Unity Quilt Project

Show JMRL your answer by designing and decorating a square for the Juneteenth Unity Quilt!

Learn how to participate and follow progress on Instagram.

This year's quilt will have its full debut on Juneteenth 2023.

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.

Learn more on the Challenges page.

Track your progress on Beanstack.

Download a pdf of the 2022 Challenges sheet in English or Spanish.

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