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Library of Virginia's Annual People's Choice Awards

Each year the Library of Virginia solicits nominations of books published during the previous year by Virginia authors, or in the case of nonfiction about a Virginia subject, in the genres of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. A panel of judges selects the finalists and winners of the juried awards in these categories. Readers and book lovers are encouraged to vote for their favorite books from among finalists that a panel of librarians and book sellers select.
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Toy Library

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Spark your child’s imagination with these high-quality toys now available for check out at JMRL.
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