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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.

Virginia will not be in the path of totality, but we should still get quite the spectacle during the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. Find out more about this fascinating phenomenon—and how to view it safely— with programs and activities offered at your local JMRL branch. Featured programs include presentations from NASA affiliate eclipse […]
This month both the Central Brown Baggers and the Books on Tap book groups read and discussed this year’s Same Page Community Read ” Florence Adler Lives Forever” (2020) by Rachel Beanland. Every March JMRL partners with the Virginia Humanities/Virginia Festival of the Book to read and host an author as part of the Book […]
National Poetry Month, a celebration of poetry which takes place each April, was introduced in 1996 and is organized by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. JMRL is celebrating poetry throughout the month! Look for displays of poetry books in your local […]