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.

Branch Manager

Address
201 E. Market Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Hours

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Upcoming Holiday Closings and Schedule Changes

Services at Central

Adult Literacy/ELL Collection

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

Charge your devices at Central and Northside Libraries
Chromebooks

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

Use JMRL computers for job searching, homework or to get online
Cooling Station

Digital Scanning

Convert your old VHS tapes, film negatives, or home cassette tapes to digital formats
Meeting Rooms

Free community meeting spaces
Notary Services

Make an appointment with a notary at any JMRL branch. 
Play Collection

Play scripts at Central Library
Printing and Photocopying

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

Get computer assistance
Wifi

Use wifi at all JMRL branches

Programs at Central

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