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 complete list of holiday closings at the library:
Tuesday, January 1: New Year’s Day
Monday, January 21: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 18: Washington’s Birthday
Monday, May 27: Memorial Day
Thursday, July 4: Independence Day
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!
Each Wednesday through May 22 at 10:30 am: Story Time
Each Thursday from 4-6 pm: Fibers Group
May 23: Summer Reading Program LAUNCH Party! 4 pm to 7 pm (drop in)
May 24: Special Event!
Family Story Hour, 5 pm to 6 pm
*May 28: SRP Family, 10:30 am
*May 29: SRP Junior, 10:30 am
*May 30: SRP Family, 10:30 am
Family Fun Night, 6 pm to 7:30 pm
*May 31: SRP Junior, 5:15 pm
*These are weekly Summer Reading Program events which will be repeated throughout the summer. For more information on these and other SRP 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.
Box, C. J.---Wolf Pack
Brown, Dale---Fatal Terrain
Coulter, Catherine---The Last Second
Delinksy, Barbara---The Summer I Dared
Graham, Heather---A Lethal Legacy
Hanson, Pam & Barbara Andrews---Amazing Gracie
---Keeping the Faith
Johansen, Iris---Dark Tribute
King, Stephen---Night Shift
Lillard, Amy---O Little Town of Sugarcreek
Silva, Daniel---Portrait of a Spy
Thomas, Emily---Lights! Camera! Action!
---Mum’s the Word
Whitlow, Robert---Greater Love
Woods, Stuart---Wild Card
Brown, Malcolm & Shirley Seaton---Christmas Truce
The Cooking Light Gluten-free Cookbook
Cron, Ian Morgan---The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery
Dispardo, Tony---Life, Love, Music and Football
Dye, Dan & Mark Beckloff---Amazing Grace
McCubbin, Lisa---Betty Ford
Lundin, Cody---When All Hell Breaks Loose
Rivlin, Gary---Broke, USA
Rosiak, Luke---Obstruction of Justice: How the Deep State Risked National Security to Protect the Democrats
Ross, John F.---Enduring Courage
Swindoll, Charles R---Insight’s Handbook of Old Testament Backgrounds
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.