This Week at JMRL:

Wednesday, July 29

All Day
Northside - Craft Creators' Corner

All Day
Scottsville - Wacky Wednesday

10:00 am
Scottsville - Toddler Time

10:15 am
Northside - Two's & Three's Together Wednesdays

10:30 am
Scottsville - Reading Rocks

10:30 am
Nelson - Stories Out Loud

10:30 am
Central - Romp & Stomp Wednesdays

10:30 am
Greene - Read and Rhyme Time

11:00 am
Northside - Preschool Pals Wednesdays

2:00 pm
Northside - In Partnership with the Workforce Center

2:00 pm
Central - Teen Movie Afternoon

6:30 pm
Gordon - Artist Guild

Thursday, July 30

All Day
Northside - Fave Fandoms

10:15 am
Northside - Preschool Pals Thursdays

10:30 am
Central - Tales for Twos

10:30 am
Greene - Story Book Beat

10:30 am
Louisa - Preschool Story Time

11:00 am
Northside - Two's & Three's Together Thursdays

1:00 pm
Louisa - Yoga

1:30 pm
Northside - Babies and Books

2:00 pm
Crozet - Page Turners: A Book Group for Kids

2:00 pm
Northside - Monticello's Historic Dance Workshop

4:00 pm
Central - Breath to Your Rhythm

Friday, July 31

10:00 am
Scottsville - HANDCRAFT GROUP

12:00 pm
Central - Music on the Steps

12:00 pm
Central - Music on the Steps

2:00 pm
Greene - Create Eye Catching Cover Art for Comic Books and Manga

3:00 pm
Northside - Book Bugs Book Group: Summer Edition

Saturday, August 1

11:00 am
Gordon - Drop-In Stories & More

2:00 pm
Central - Chess Saturday

2:00 pm
Northside - Books on the Big Screen: "Alexander and the Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Day"

Sunday, August 2

Monday, August 3

1:00 pm
Scottsville - QUILTING AND NEEDLECRAFT GROUP

4:00 pm
Northside - Northside Players Drama Club

6:00 pm
Nelson - Creative Construction Challenge

6:00 pm
Northside - Cupcake Decorating Challenge

Tuesday, August 4

2:00 pm
Louisa - LEGO at Louisa

3:00 pm
Central - Build it: Cardboard Construction Challenge

6:00 pm
Louisa - GED

6:30 pm
Northside - CREATIVE WRITING GROUP

6:30 pm
Crozet - Musings: A Teen Writer's Workshop

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Summer Reading Challenge

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Book Club Kits

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National Picnic Month

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Picnics are good times with food and friends.  Check the JMRL catalog for a good book to take along.

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