Library Services - What can JMRL do for you?

JMRL is more than just books. The library holds hundreds of programs for all ages throughout the year. Research help, notaries, a job center, and access to state-of-the-art equipment like 3D printers are just a few of the services it provides.

Things to get help with
Child getting help at a library service desk
Things to do
Program at Central Library
Spaces to use
Northside Conference Rooms
Things to use
Photo scanner with some local photographs
Things to check out
Juvenile book club kit
Things to read
Screenshot from JMRL's Blog showing post about Jon Meacham's The Soul of America

Resources - Things to get help with
Child getting help at a library service desk

Interlibrary Loan

Borrow books nationwide
Local Resources

Find local community resources
Notary Services

Make an appointment with a notary at any JMRL branch. 
Central, Crozet, Gordon, Greene, Louisa, Nelson, Northside, Scottsville
Proctoring

Make an appointment with a librarian at a JMRL branch for test proctoring
Research Assistance

Ask a librarian for help
Summer Feed

Students can get snacks in the summer
Louisa, Nelson
Teacher Subject Packs

Teachers can request books by subject
Tutorials

Get computer assistance
Central, Northside, Greene
Virtual reference services

Ask questions by chat, text, or email
What do I read next?

Personalized reading recommendations from JMRL staff

Programs - Things to do
Program at Central Library

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Prepare your child for reading success
Free Programs for All Ages

Storytimes, book clubs, workshops and more
Group Visits

Bring your group to JMRL or request an outreach visit
Summer Reading

A reading challenge for kids, teens, and adults.

Facilities - Spaces to use
Northside Conference Rooms

Conference Rooms

Book a room for 1-2 people
Northside
Cooling Station

Central
MakerSpace

3D Printer, Recording Studio, GarageBand software/ MIDI (keyboard)/ microphone.
Northside
Meeting Rooms

Free community meeting spaces
Central, Crozet, Gordon, Greene, Louisa, Nelson, Northside, Scottsville

Technology and Equipment - Things to use
Photo scanner with some local photographs

3D Printing

Temporarily unavailable Send 3D print files to Northside's MakerSpace, $0.10 per gram.
Northside
Charging Stations

Charge your devices at Central and Northside Libraries
Central, Northside
Chromebooks

All branches have Chromebooks available to be used in the library.
Central, Crozet, Gordon, Greene, Louisa, Nelson, Northside, Scottsville
Computers

Use JMRL computers for job searching, homework or to get online
Central, Crozet, Gordon, Greene, Louisa, Nelson, Northside, Scottsville
Digital Scanning

Convert your old VHS tapes, film negatives, or home cassette tapes to digital formats
Central
Printing and Photocopying

$.10 black and white, $.50 color.  Print from your own device with Wireless Printing.
Central, Crozet, Gordon, Greene, Louisa, Nelson, Northside, Scottsville
Wifi

Use wifi at all JMRL branches
Central, Crozet, Gordon, Greene, Louisa, Nelson, Northside, Scottsville, Bookmobile

Collections - Things to check out
Juvenile book club kit

7 Day Books

Check out a bestseller for seven days
Adult Literacy/ELL Collection

Stories, bilingual dictionaries, language instruction, audiobooks, and DVDs
Central, Northside
Audiobooks

Download audiobooks or borrow them on CD
Bookmobile
Book Club Kits for Children or Adults

Multiple copies of each title with reader's guides and questions.  
Daily Progress - digital edition (historic)

Online access from 1893-1964.  
Digital Library

Download ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, comics. Do research online. Watch movies, and more...
Health Literacy Kits

Check out exercise and health equipment
Jazz Collection

CDs at Gordon Avenue Branch
Gordon
Large Print

Borrow books with large print
Bookmobile
Local Voices

Books, CDs and DVDs by creators in the Charlottesville, Crozet, Albemarle, Greene, Louisa and Nelson
Magazines

Borrow print magazines or read them online
Maker Kits

Learn a new technology or skill at your own pace by checking out a kit
Memory Kits

Seniors can share memories with these kits
Bookmobile
Movies

Borrow movies on DVD and Bluray
Music CDs

Borrow music on CD
New Releases

Discover new books with JMRL created lists
Play Collection

Play scripts at Central Library
Central
Roland E. Beauford Sr. African-American Collection

Books and other materials, fiction and non-fiction, by or about African-Americans.
Gordon
Toy Library

Borrow children's toys
Virginia Discovery Museum Pass

Free admission for up to four guests
Virginia State Park Pass

Backpacks with free state park passes and family nature activity guides
Wifi Hotspots

Check out a hotspot to bring wifi to you

JMRL Publications - Things to read
Screenshot from JMRL's Blog showing post about Jon Meacham's The Soul of America

eNewsletters

Get library news by email
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The JMRL Blog.
On the Same Page

JMRL's Podcast