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JMRL serves the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. There are eight library locations, the Bookmobile, and a Digital Library that can be accessed from anywhere.

Books on Tap met August 3 at Beer Run to discuss The Gifted School (published 2019) by local resident and UVA professor Bruce W. Holsinger. One of our members has a personal connection to Professor Holsinger as she is a former student of his. For some attendees this was a re-read, as Central Library’s Brown […]
Brown Baggers book club met on Thursday, August 17 to discuss Horse by Geraldine Brooks. With a mind-boggling depth of research, Brooks used fictional characters to bring this story of an enslaved groom named Jarret, a gallery owner named Martha, and contemporary professionals studying the historic horse, Lexington, truly to life. We learned so much […]
JMRL Strategic Planning Survey The Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (JMRL) and the Library Board of Trustees have begun work on the Library’s next strategic plan, covering Fiscal Years 2025-2029. JMRL’s strategic plan charts a path for the Library to best meet its mission in service to the people of Albemarle, Charlottesville, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. JMRL […]