Northside Library

Northside Library
The Drive Up window is open from 10 am until 30 minutes before the branch closes (8:30pm Mon-Thu, 4:30pm Fri-Sat) Hey adults! Love board games? Check the calendar for Grown-Up Game Nights. An anime club for adults? We have one! Check the calendar for dates. Conversation Circle is an opportunity for individuals for whom English is their second language to practice their conversational skills. The Art Wall in the lobby is available free of charge to artists who want to display their work. Northside Library is located in the former Phillips Building Supply structure which was renovated to serve as both the library and a County warehouse (on separate floors).  — Read more about the branch.

705 Rio Road West
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Using the Branch

Drive Up Hours:
Monday: 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday:  10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday:  10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday:  10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 4:30  pm
Saturday:  10:00 am - 4:30  pm

 Drive Up Services:

  • Holds checkout (select Northside Drive Up as the hold location)
  • Pay fines with exact change, check, or card.


Branch Closings

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Art @ Northside: Vyvyan Rundgren

Medium:  Barn Quilts

Contact info:
Email - Vyvyan Rudgren

Vyvyan Rundgren
Vyvyan Rundgren
Vyvyan Rundgren

In the Quiet Room: Aarthi Dhuruas

Contact info:
Email - Aarthi Dhuruas

Aarthi Dhuruas
Golden Hour
Aarthi Dhuruas
Autumn's Embrace
Aarthi Dhuruas

Services at Northside

3D Printing

Send 3D print files for printing, $0.10 per gram.
Adult Literacy/ELL Collection

Stories, bilingual dictionaries, language instruction, audiobooks, and DVDs
Charging Stations

Charge your devices via usb ports.

All branches have Chromebooks available to be used in the library.
Coding Station

A Raspberry Pi with several IDEs and other programming resources

Use JMRL computers for job searching, homework or to get online
Conference Rooms

Book a room for 1-4 people

Faxing is available at $1 for each page, including any cover pages, within the United States.
Maker Lab

Tools and equipment to create.
Meeting Rooms

Free community meeting spaces
Notary Services

Make an appointment with a notary at any JMRL branch. 
Paper Cutting

Use our Cricut to create detailed paper-cut designs (must bring own materials)
Printing and Photocopying

$.10 black and white, $.50 color.  Print from your own device with Wireless Printing.

Make an appointment with a librarian at a JMRL branch for test proctoring
Quiet Room

A comfortable reading room available to everyone where talking or noise is prohibited.
Sewing Machines

Sewing machines are available for use in sewing projects (must bring own materials).
Teen Maker Lab
For ages 11-18 only Want to learn about a new craft or skill?  The Teen Maker Lab provides a space for trying new things on a rotating basis

Get computer assistance

Use Wi-Fi at all JMRL branches

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