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.

Do you enjoy reading challenges at JMRL?

Try Beanstack, the online challenge platform, to track your reading progress and activities at JMRL. Start with the new Winter Reading Challenge for all ages,
January 3 - February 15.

Check the JMRL Challenges page for more details and watch for more challenges during the year.
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"Literary Love Trivia" Night


As a prelude to Valentine's Day, please join us for a virtual "literary love trivia" Zoom on
Thursday, February 10 at 7:00 pm.

Sign up individually or as a member of a four-person team ($15 to participate). Limited to 40 participants, registration deadline is February 8.

Prizes will be awarded, and all proceeds from the evening will help the Friends of JMRL support library programming and services.

Sign up now!

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