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.

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JMRL Health Library/Fit Kits!

Health Library/Fit Kits

Ready to try something new on your fitness/health journey but don't want to invest a lot of money? With JMRL's Health Library/Fit Kits, you can borrow before you buy. Choose from six different kits offering tools for trying out cardio exercise, foam rolling, or yoga, and equipment such as a blood pressure monitor or light therapy lamp.
Read about the Health Library/Fit Kits and then visit the catalog to place a hold on one today.

The Summer Reading Challenge is here!

Summer Reading Challenge is here!

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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