Summer Reading Challenge


Summer reading fun for kids, teens and adults!
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Book Club Kits

Everything you need for your book club in one bag.
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JMRL Board of Trustees Meeting

The JMRL Board of Trustees will meet at 3 pm on Monday, August 24, 1015 at the Nelson Memorial Library.

Art Appreciation Month

Learn more about art appreciation at JMRL and check our calendar for art displays at the branches.

August is the time for...

Database Spotlight

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