Get Ready For Your Next Getaway

Find out what travel resources are available at your library.

Imagine this: you’re planning to visit a place you’ve never been before. As you prepare for the trip, you go online to look up information about the area, but your internet search comes back with a myriad of information (almost too much!) and you don’t even know where to begin. You wish you could find a helpful, concise guide that will allow you to easily find the exact information you need, and maybe even some advice that you didn’t realize you needed.

frommersDoes this predicament sound familiar? Next time you’re planning a trip, consider taking a look at what guides the library has to offer for your chosen destination. If you have time to stop by your local branch, you could check out one of the many Forbes Travel Guides that the library has in stock. There is also a wide selection of Frommer’s guides available in print.

lonelyplanetIf you’re looking for a travel guide that you can get access to immediately on your phone, tablet, or other mobile device, you can find guides by the Lonely Planet through Freading. You get free access to everything by logging in with your JMRL library card number. Visit and search “Lonely Planet” to see what’s available. No holds, no hassle. Continue reading

New Zinio Titles

zinioAs of June 1, we have additional titles in our Zinio collection for you to download and enjoy. The new magazines are:

American Patchwork & Quilting
Billboard Magazine
Cook’s Country
Harper’s Magazine
Interweave Crochet
Muscle & Fitness
New York Magazine
New York Review of Books
Siempre Mujer (en Español)
Traditional Home
Uptown Magazine
Utne Reader
Wine Enthusiast

Money Smart Week

April is almost over and as a fitting end to Financial Literacy Month this week, April 23-30, has been designated Money Smart Week. To help you increase your financial literacy we have a handful of great eBooks through OverDrive that have unlimited simultaneous use until May 18. That means no holds on any of the follow titles.


These titles are part of a Featured List on the main OverDrive page or can be accessed by clicking on any link below.

The Aspirational Investor by Ashvin B. Chhabra

The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

The New Totally Awesome Money Book for Kids by Arthur Bochner and Rose Bochner

The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money by Ron Lieber

Real Money Answers for Every Woman by Patrice C. Washington

The Truth About Money by Ric Edelman.

The Wall Street Journal Guide to the New Rules of Personal Finance by Dave Kansas

Learn more about Money Smart Week including resources like games, articles, quizzes, and mini-courses.