JMRL Reads: A Wiki for Sharing Information about Books for Readers of All Ages

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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.

This wiki is run by the staff of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (Charlottesville, Va.) If you would like to help add to the wiki, please see the section below to Become a Contributor.

Featured Lists

Banned Books Week is almost here! Celebrate with Banned Books for All Ages - check out this list of banned books and pick out one that you'd like to share at our Banned Books Week Reading at the Tin Whistle Irish Pub on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Or take a mugshot reading your favorite banned book between Sept. 27 and Oct. 3 at the Central Library. For more information on these programs, visit the JMRL website.


  • Humor & Hijinks (Adult Fiction) - Check out this list for books that are good for a laugh.
  • Great graphic novels for reading adults - If you thought graphic novels were just superhero stories for teens, think again. This list is full of great stories that combine visual arts and the written word to make for a spectacular reading experience.
  • Outstanding Audiobooks - Going on a trip and need a good audiobook? Look no further to find some great fiction and nonfiction books.



  • Step Up to Chapter Books - A great list of books that will introduce young readers to engaging chapter books that will grow your child's love of reading.
  • Princess Books - The list that answers your child's insistence on "more princess books!"
  • Beyond Captain Underpants - Tired of reading Captain Underpants? Try one of these read-alikes that goes beyond Captain Underpants.

Book Groups

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!

Central Library

Crozet Library

Gordon Avenue Library

Greene County Library

Louisa County Library

Nelson Memorial Library

Northside Library

Scottsville Library

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 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:

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