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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.

A library is successful when it is a part of people’s everyday lives. By that measure, 2023 was another winning year for JMRL, building off of 2022’s VLA Library of the Year award. JMRL branches welcomed nearly 713,000 library visitors and issued more than 12,000 new library cards. Library patrons checked out more than 1.6 […]
In 2023, JMRL cardholders checked out 1,647,297 items from the library. Read on for the Top 10 Checkouts of the year in selected categories. How many have you watched, listened to, or read this year? Magazines in Overdrive/LIBBY eaudiobooks in Overdrive/Libby ebooks in Overdrive/Libby Videos on Kanopy Top DVDs Top Adult Audiobooks on CD Top […]
JMRL and Virginia Humanities are pleased to announce that Rachel Beanland’s Florence Adler Swims Forever, winner of the 2020 National Jewish Book Award for Debut Fiction, is the 2024 Same Page Community Read selection.  About Same Page Community Read: Each year, JMRL invites all book lovers to participate in the Same Page Community Read throughout […]