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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.

National Poetry Month, a celebration of poetry which takes place each April, was introduced in 1996 and is organized by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. JMRL is celebrating poetry throughout the month! Look for displays of poetry books in your local […]
Books on Tap met on Thursday, April 4 at 7 pm to discuss The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey. Edward Abbey was an author known for passionate advocacy of environmental issues and support of anarchist political views. The summary of his colorful life took longer than for most authors that the group discusses, but […]
Learn 30 things in 3 hours in a fast-paced library takeover event! Location: Central Library, 201 E. Market St, Charlottesville, VA The How-To Festival is FREE and open to everyone. Bring the family and tell your friends! There’s something for all ages—drop-in to workshops inside and outside the building on a range of topics from […]