As the Page Turns

The Jamerson Library has a bright future ahead, despite these difficult times. The staff has been keeping a positive attitude and a diligent work ethic to keep our patrons safe. We will continue to disinfect frequently, and insist that patrons properly wear a face covering for their entire visit, upon entering the building.  

For patrons who                 cannot or will not wear a face covering we will be happy to offer curbside and telephone services. Patrons may make use of our free student wi-fi outside the building by seeking the “JRJML-free” network and using the password Jamerson. You will not have access to a printer unless you come into the building and log on to our other                 WiFi service. 

The Library now accepts credit and debit cards for the convenience of our patrons. Credit cards will be accepted for; library fines/fees, printing, and faxing services. We are unable to accept credit card payment for our book sale, or any raffle drawing tickets. Currently, the library is able to accept Visa, Master Card, Discover Card, and American Express. No prepaid cards or gift cards will be accepted for payment. This service will include a $5 charge minimum and a convenience fee of $1 per charge. 

The Appomattox County Library Association has been taking on a larger role working in conjunction with the Library. We have already benefited from their fund raising efforts with the purchase of several videos, books, craft supplies, and a public charging station. This year they will be our source for funding the annual Summer Reading Program by accepting donations on behalf of the Library. 

A large portion of the Summer Reading Program is funded by donations from local churches, businesses, patrons, and organizations. If you or your organization would like to make a donation toward this much needed program please contact ACLA by emailing them at, by mail at PO BOX 789 Appomattox, VA 24522, or by calling the Library and asking to speak to Katharine Bloodworth. 

If you have questions about this article or other Library-related matters, please feel free to call us during normal business hours at 434-352-5340.

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