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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.

The Central Library Brown Baggers discussed Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad on July 20th. (While the member who suggested this title took full ownership of the selection, he also reminded everyone that titles are suggested and then voted on as a group.) For some it was a reread, while for many others it was […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer MacAdam-Miller,, 434-979-7151 x6676 Friends of JMRL Selected for Award from Virginia Library Association CHARLOTTESVILLE, August 18, 2023 – JMRL is pleased to announce that the Friends of JMRL have been selected to receive the 2023 Friends of the Library Award from the Virginia Library Association (VLA). The award is […]
Books on Tap met August 3 at Beer Run to discuss The Gifted School (published 2019) by local resident and UVA professor Bruce W. Holsinger. One of our members has a personal connection to Professor Holsinger as she is a former student of his. For some attendees this was a re-read, as Central Library’s Brown […]