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JMRL serves the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. There are eight library locations, the Bookmobile, and a Digital Library that can be accessed from anywhere.

WHAT: JMRL AND BLUBIRD & CO. COMMUNITY POETRY SLAM WHEN:  Saturday, Feb. 17, 4-6 p.m. WHERE: Bluebird & Co. Annex, 5792 Three Notch’d Road, Crozet JMRL’s Crozet Library teams up with local bookseller Bluebird & Co. to present a Community Poetry Slam on Saturday, Feb. 17. Poets and writers, ages 14 and up, are invited to […]
Books on Tap met Feb. 1st at Beer Run to discuss “How Long ‘Til Black Future Month”, a 2018 collection of 22 short stories by N. K. Jemisin.  A few new faces joined us due to their interest in this particular author, some of whom had read her Broken Earth trilogy. Many of the stories […]
JMRL Brown Baggers met Thursday, Feb. 15th to discuss “My People: Five Decades of Writing About Black Lives”  by Charlayne Hunter-Gault 2022.  Consisting of a collection of articles and essays and divided into six thematic parts, some of our readers had trouble finishing or staying engaged with this month’s selection.  The collected essays were from […]