Encouraging reading and the use of technology for life-long learning and the enhancement of the individual's quality of life.
Hours of Operation
PLEASE NOTE: The library is now open until 8:00 pm every Thursday.
Monday: 10 am to 5 pm
Tuesday: 10 am to 5 pm
Wednesday: 10 am to 2 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 8 pm
Friday: 10 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 2 pm
Online Card Catalog
To access our card catalog, simply click the button to go directly to our card catalog. Once there, click "James Memorial Library" to be taken to our online catalog search page. You can also type our catalog web address directly into your browser: https://jmpl.follettdestiny.com
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to Contact us!
The library will close for the same federal holidays as other City Departments in 2019. Here is a list of remaining holiday closings for 2019 at the library:
Monday, September 2: Labor Day
Monday, October 14: Columbus Day
Monday, November 11: Veterans Day
Thursday, November 28: Thanksgiving Day
Wednesday, December 25: Christmas Day
Happening at the Library!
First Tuesday of each month, 4 pm: Book Club
Each Thursday from 4-6 pm: Fibers Group
July 16 - SRP Family: International Affairs Office, Student Representatives, 10:30 am
July 18 - SRP Family: Jay & Leslie, Juggling Duo; "Flights of Fancy", 10:30 am
July 25 - SRP Family: Read-a-Palooza!
July 30: SRP Family: MS&T Mars Rover Design Team, 10:30 am
For more information on weekly Summer Reading Program events, click or tap here to visit our SRP page!
The library's book club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 4:00 pm.
Each month, the book to be read will be announced. That book's discussion will be held during the following month's meeting; books are also due at this time.
If you are interested in participating in the book club, please contact Sara at the library.
Please join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for Story Time!
Our program consists of 3 read-aloud stories, with breaks for dancing, singing, and playing! After our program, there is always a creative activity for everyone to enjoy.
We can't wait to see you!
Who comes to Story Time?
We welcome children of all ages to our Story Time, even babies! However, our program is designed to appeal most to children age 5 and under.
The library's Fibers Club meets each week on Thursday.
We welcome members with any kind of needle or fiber work, including but not limited to knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, and sewing.
Please join us with your needlework of any kind on Thursdays from 4:00 pm until 5:30 pm.
For more information, please contact Niki at the library.
Bayard, Louis---Courting Mr. Lincoln
Burke, Alafair---The Better Sister
Carr, Robyn---Any Day Now
---The Best of Us
---The Family Gathering
---What We Find
Cussler, Clive---Black Wind
---Sea of Greed
Finder, Joseph---Buried Secrets
Hanson, Pam---Never Give Up
Hillerman, Anne---The Tale Teller
Hurwitz, Gregg---You’re Next
Jance, J. A.---The A List
Jeffers, Sunni---Sing a New Song
---The Start of Something Big
Kingsbury, Karen---Two Weeks
Patterson, James---The 18th Abduction
---The House Next Door
Rimmer, Kelly---The Things We Cannot Say
Robotham, Michael---The Secrets She Keeps
Sandford, John---Neon Prey
Scottoline, Lisa---Someone Knows
Hackworth, David---About Face
Hill, Clint & Lisa McCubbin---Five Presidents
Kyle, Taya---American Spirit
McManus, Erwin---The Way of the Warrior
Phillips, Harry R.---Growing and Propagating Wild Flowers
Martin, Deborah---Rodale’s Basic Organic Gardening
---Travel in the Sixties
Rotz, Ph.D, Roland & Sarah D. Wright, M.S., A.C.T.---Fidget to Focus
Sinise, Garry & Marcus Brotherton---Grateful American
Whiteside, Jatherine---Forcing, etc.
Burke, Alafair---The Ex
Cameron, Marc---Open Carry
Cobbs, Elizabeth---The Hamilton Affair
Cussler, Clive---Polar Shift
Davis, Fiona---The Address
Deaver, Jeffery---The Never Game
Doiron, Paul---Stay Hidden
---The Bone Orchard
Dugoni, Robert---The Eighth Sister
Evanovich, Janet---The Big Kahuna
Gray, Shelley Shepard---The Patient One
Gudenkauf, Heather---Before She Was Found
Harper, Jane---The Lost Man
---Force of Nature
Koontz, Dean---The Night Window
Morris, Heather---The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Patterson, James---The Cornwalls Are Gone
Pilcher, Rosamunde---The Shell Seekers
Pratt, Scott---In Good Faith
---Injustice for All
---An Innocent Client
Preston, Douglas---The Relic
Queen, Delia---Where the Crawdads Sing
Raney, Deborah---A Nest of Sparrows
Bharara, Preet---Doing Justice
Bouton, Jim---Ball Four
Budiansky, Stephen---Oliver Wendell Holmes: A Life in War, Law and Ideas
Culbertson, Molly---Country Home Book of Herbs
Dean, Janice---Mostly Sunny
Dunbar, Erica Armstrong---Never Caught
Hakim, Joy---Freedom: A History of US
Johnson, Kirk Wallace---The Feather Thief
Kurz, Don---Shrubs and Woody Vines of Missouri
McCullough, David---The Pioneers
Tylka, Dave---Nature landscaping for Wildlife and People
Grisham, John---The Appeal
Kyle, Taya---American Spirit
Wolfe, Tom---I Am Charlotte Simmons