JMRL Reads: A Wiki for Sharing Information about Books for Readers of All Ages
- 1 Welcome to JMRL Reads
- 2 Featured Lists
- 3 Book Groups
- 4 Become a Contributor
- 5 How to Use the Wiki
Welcome to JMRL Reads
JMRL Reads is your resource for finding great books from the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library.
Browse the Categories link to browse by genre, or use the search bar to get started.
The lists currently featured can help you cross off some of your Summer Reading Challenges. Learn more about JMRL's Summer Reading challenges by visiting JMRL Summer Reading Challenge.
- Outstanding Audiobooks - Going on a trip and need a good audiobook? Look no further to find some great fiction and nonfiction books.
- Science Fiction (Adult Fiction) and Fantasy (Adult Fiction) - Check out these great lists and cross off a summer reading challenge at the same time.
- Narrative nonfiction - If you’re looking for great nonfiction, try these narrative works that will keep you hooked.
- Hunger Games Read-Alikes - If you couldn't get enough of the games in Panem, try these read alikes to sate your reading thirst.
- Graphic Novels for Young Adults - Find new graphic titles, and cross off your Summer Reading challenge at the same time.
- Nonfiction Books for Teens - Cross off the nonfiction challenge with this great list that will keep you hanging on every word.
- Pirates, Ahoy! Think that your kids have read every pirate picture book there is? Think again!
- Fractured Fairy Tales - Reinvented fairy tales abound - find one with nonhuman characters to check off your summer reading challenge.
- Reluctant Readers - Hard time keeping your young readers engaged? Try this list for some great recommendations.
Try the book groups category to find one that suits your tastes. Is yours not listed? We welcome you to add it, and let us know what you're reading and talking about!
- Black Authors Reading Group (Central Library)
- Book Bag: A Tween Book Group (ages 9-12) (Central Library)
- Brown Baggers Book Group (Central Library)
- Central Teen Book Group (Central Library)
- Crozet Teen Book Club
- Literati Book Club (Grades 9-12) at Crozet Library
- Yak & Snack (Grades 6-9) at Crozet Library
- Monday Night Book Group (Crozet Library)
Gordon Avenue Library
- Graphically Speaking: Graphic Novel/Manga Teen Book Club (Gordon Avenue Library) page coming soon
- Wednesday Evening Book Group (Gordon Avenue Library)
Greene County Library
- First Thursday Book Group (Greene County Library)
- Rapunzel "Reads" (Greene County Library)
- Sharks of Greene County Library (ages 9-14)
Louisa County Library
- Louisa Bookworms (Louisa County Library)
- Tuesday Evening Discussion Group (Louisa County Library)
Nelson Memorial Library
- Brown Bag Book Club (Nelson Memorial Library)
- Book Bugs Book Group (Northside Library)
- Book Buzz Book Club - Ages 14-18 (Northside Library) page coming soon
- Chapter Chats YA Book Group (Northside Library)
- Northside Library Wednesday Evening Book Group
- Inklings (Young Adult Book Club) (Scottsville Library)
- Scottsville Library Book Group (Scottsville Library) page coming soon
Become a Contributor
Do you want to help edit and add to the Wiki? You need to create an account to edit these pages. Please send an email to [mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org Hayley], and provide your real name and your requested username. The administrator will send you an email with your username and password (which you should change on initial login).
Before you start, check out these pages: