Library Card Sign-Up Month

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Everybody needs a library card. Learn about all the advantages and how to get one for yourself.


Banned Book Week

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Closing books shuts out ideas. Celebrate the Freedom to Read. Check out this list of frequently challenged books of the 21st Century.

Local Voices Collection

Local Voices Collection.

To support and showcase the creativity of the local community, Jefferson-Madison Regional Library has established the Local Voices Collection. Local writers, musicians, and filmmakers are invited to donate their self-published or independently-published books, CDs, and DVDs for inclusion in the Local Voices Collection.

Toy Library

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JMRL now offers toys for check out. See what's available


September is the time for...

Teen Homework Help

JMRL has put together a collection of resources to help teens with homework and research projects.

Book Club Kits

Everything you need for your book club in one bag.
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Database Spotlight

Tumblebooks Tumblebooks
is a database containing electronic audio and animated books for kids. Also includes puzzles and games, and books in other languages.

General OneFile contains articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and more. Millions of full-text articles.

Language Online Transparent Language Online
is a language-learning system designed specifically for use by the patrons of public libraries. This rapid learning system takes users through a series of simple steps to memorize words and phrases in a new language, including their meanings and proper pronunciation, in the shortest possible time.


BookLetters is a fantastic email newsletter and readers advisory service which contains information on millions of books. There are even lists of new titles on different subjects.

Find out how you can sign up and have new biographies, mysteries, book sizzlers and more emailed to you monthly.