Nelson Memorial Library

Nelson Memorial Library
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8521 Thomas Nelson Highway
P. O. Box 321
Lovingston, VA 22949-0321
Using the Branch
Book vending kiosk and off-site book return

Visit the kiosk at the Valley Green Shopping Center, 2771-2825 Rockfish Valley Highway in Nellysford. Available 24/7, the library kiosk is stocked with a “lucky day” collection of high-interest books for all ages.  

JMRL patrons may return materials at the book return bin outside as well.

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Grow Nelson Library

Supporting initiatives for the benefit of Nelson Memorial Library.

The Grow Nelson Library Committee formed in 2019 to raise funds for all the extras that a renovated library in Nelson County was going to need.  Grow Nelson Library has been working hard to use those funds in the best possible way since then. Here is an update of some of the successful things the Nelson Memorial Library has accomplished with the financial support of Grow Nelson Library:  

Services at Nelson

24hr Contactless Hold pickup lockers

To use the outdoor lockers select "(Branch) Locker" as your hold pickup location.
Blue Ridge Life Magazine Archive

Nelson County Life and Blue Ridge Life back issues are available for review and download.
Book Scanning

An easy way to scan your photos, documents or books and more, without the hassle of unbinding
Business Center
Services offered for digitizing various media, printing small and large format, laminating, etc
Charging Stations

Charge your devices via usb ports.

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

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.
Film Scanning

Negatives (most sizes), 35mm slides, 35mm film, 8mm or super 8

Cold & Thermal Lamination 13-inch wide inlet
Large Format Printer

24" desktop printer
Laser Cutting & Engraving

Devices to cut or engrave a wide range of materials (must bring own materials)
Maker Lab

Tools and equipment to create.
Meeting Rooms

Free community meeting spaces
Nelson Historical Society Archives

In partnership with the Nelson Historical Society, the archives are available at the Nelson Memorial Library.
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).
Summer Feed

Students can get snacks in the summer
Video Conversion

With the video conversion station, you can convert your old VHS tapes into .mp4 format. 

Use Wi-Fi at all JMRL branches

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