Central Library

Entrance to the Central Library
The first known library in downtown Charlottesville was created in 1823 by a group of citizens that included Thomas Jefferson.  — Read more about the branch.

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201 E. Market Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902

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Services at Central

3D Printing

Send 3D print files for printing, $0.10 per gram.
3D Scanning

Create a digital model of a 3D object using our 3D scanner
Adult Literacy/ELL Collection

Stories, bilingual dictionaries, language instruction, audiobooks, and DVDs
Audio/Video/Sound Editing

Apple Mac Mini M2 Pro with Adobe Creative Suite
Button Making

 Perfect for pin buttons, rope ties, key chains, bottle openers, etc
Charging Stations
Charge your devices.

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
Cooling Station

An air-conditioned or cooled building that has been designated as a site to provide respite and safety during extreme heat.
Digital Media Lab

Services offered for digitizing various media, editing audio/video/photos

Faxing is available at $1 for each page, including any cover pages, within the United States.
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
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)
Play Collection

Play scripts at Central Library
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
Sewing Machines

Sewing machines are available for use in sewing projects (must bring own materials).

Get computer assistance

Use Wi-Fi at all JMRL branches

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