This Week at JMRL:

Monday, February 27

All Day
Greene - Blind Date with a Book

9:30 am
Gordon - Twos and Threes Together - Winter: Mondays, January 23 - March 20

9:30 am
Central - Mother Goose Time - January 9 - April 24

10:30 am
Gordon - Reading Rumpus - Winter: January 23 - March 20

10:30 am
Central - Twos and Threes Together - January 9 - April 24

11:30 am
Gordon - Mother Goose Time: Winter: Mondays, January 23 - March 20

12:00 pm
Nelson - Brown Bag Book Club

1:00 pm
Scottsville - QUILTING AND NEEDLECRAFT GROUP

3:00 pm
Northside - JMRL Board of Trustees

5:00 pm
Nelson - Winter Film Series: Musicals

6:30 pm
Northside - GROWN-UP GAME NIGHT

6:30 pm
Crozet - A Night at the Movies

6:30 pm
Northside - Chapter Chat Book Club

7:00 pm
Gordon - Book Batch: Book Discussion for 5th and 6th graders

Tuesday, February 28

All Day
Greene - Blind Date with a Book

9:30 am
Gordon - Mother Goose Time: Winter: Tuesdays, January 24 - March 21

10:30 am
Gordon - Twos and Threes Together - Winter: Tuesdays, January 24 -March 21

1:00 pm
Northside - Mystery Book Group

4:30 pm
Crozet - STITCHES HANDCRAFT GROUP

4:30 pm
Central - Animanga Book Club (February date rescheduled for 2/28)

6:00 pm
Crozet - The Literati Book Club

7:00 pm
Louisa - Tuesday Evening Discussion Group

7:00 pm
Scottsville - Climate Change Class

Wednesday, March 1

10:00 am
Scottsville - Toddler Time: January 11-May 31

10:00 am
Gordon - Fun for the Young @ The Fralin

10:15 am
Northside - Twos and Threes Together: Wednesdays - Spring Session: March 1 - April 5

10:30 am
Central - Romp & Stomp Wednesdays - Winter Session: January 11 - March 15

10:30 am
Crozet - Wee Ones - Spring Session: Mar 1 - Apr 19

10:30 am
Scottsville - Reading Rocks: January 11-May 31

10:30 am
Greene - Read and Rhyme Time

10:30 am
Nelson - Stories Out Loud

11:00 am
Northside - Preschool Pals: Wednesdays - Spring Session: March 1 - April 5.

3:00 pm
Gordon - Make it & Take it

4:00 pm
Nelson - LEGO Wednesdays

6:00 pm
Crozet - Youth Gaming Club

6:00 pm
Central - Tech Series

6:30 pm
Northside - @ YOUR LIBRARY

7:00 pm
Gordon - Reading Poetry

7:00 pm
Crozet - READ ALOUD CIRCLE

7:00 pm
Gordon - Advisory Committee of Teens

Thursday, March 2

9:30 am
Crozet - Tales for Twos - Spring Session: Mar 2 - Apr 27

10:15 am
Northside - Preschool Pals: Thursdays - Spring Session: March 2 - April 6

10:30 am
Gordon - Monkey Business - Winter : January 26 - March 23

10:30 am
Central - Romp & Stomp Thursdays - Winter Session: January 12 - March 16

10:30 am
Crozet - Alphabet Soup - Spring Session: Mar 2 - Apr 27

10:30 am
Greene - Storybook Beat

10:30 am
Louisa - Preschool Read & Rhyme Time

11:00 am
Northside - Twos and Threes Together: Thursdays - Spring Session: March 2 - April 6

12:30 pm
Scottsville - Puppy Love: Ava, the Therapy Dog

1:00 pm
Scottsville - Homeschool History Co-Op

1:30 pm
Northside - Babies and Books: January 19 - April 6.

3:00 pm
Gordon - For DIY People

3:00 pm
Central - Mini Makers

4:00 pm
Northside - LEGO Mania

6:00 pm
Central - Coding Club

7:00 pm
Central - BOOKS ON TAP

7:00 pm
Greene - Thursday Night Book Discussion Group

Friday, March 3

10:00 am
Gordon - The Literary Masterpiece Book Group

10:30 am
Gordon - Bibliobop Dance Party: Awesome ‘80s (Big Read)

5:00 pm
Central - part of THE BIG READ

Saturday, March 4

All Day
Crozet - Robotics with WAHS (BIG READ)

11:00 am
Gordon - Drop-In Stories & More - January 7 - May 27

1:00 pm
Crozet - How to Film a Book Trailer

2:00 pm
Central - SPCA Paws to Read

2:00 pm
Northside - Robotics Demo from AHS Team Vertigo (BIG READ)

2:00 pm
Central - Minecraft Building Competition (BIG READ)

Sunday, March 5

2:00 pm
Central - part of THE BIG READ

See the full calendar

Coming Soon...

The Big Read.

The Big Read is coming in March 2017. Want to get a head start? Plan to read Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones.

book sale Friends of the Library Annual Spring Book Sale Thousands of good-quality books and other media at great prices! Proceeds benefit the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library. April 1 - 9 at Gordon Ave. Library. Hours are 10am-7pm each day. Members only Preview Sale on March 31, 5-7pm. $50 limit on purchases. Half-Price days: April 8 & 9. More info at 434-977-8467 or info@jmrlfriends.org. No scanners or other electronic devices permitted at Members Preview Sale (March 31) or during first three hours of sale on April 1 (10am-1pm).

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The Virginia Festival of the Book
is a 5-day festival of mostly FREE LITERARY EVENTS that are open to the public as we honor book culture and promote reading and literacy.

February is ...

  • black history month.

  • winter reading program.

  • ... Library Lovers Month

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