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  • Collection: Jones Library Collection

Amherst House fire.jpg
View of the corner of Amity and South Pleasant Streets after the fire of December 9, 1926. The ruins of the Amherst House are visible, as well as the east side of the Amherst Cinema building. The Jones Library was operating on the second floor of the…

jones_library_192701_whipple_house.jpg
The Whipple House, which once housed the Jones Library. "Jan 1927" is written on the bottom right of the photo.

JL_before_Peoples_Bank.jpg
The front of Jones Library in the background, with the parking lot across the street in the foreground

Before_front_planting.jpg
Front of Jones Library with planting work in progress. Slide caption reads, "4/77 Jones Library old planting removed"

Amherst_Garden_Club.jpg
Members of the Garden Club working outside the Jones Library. Slide caption reads "10/7/77 Garden club Bulb planting at Jones Library"

jones_library_front_entranceway_1986.jpg
This photograph shows the front entranceway of the Jones Library. The back of the library (prior to the 1993 renovation) is visible through the archway.

jones_library_inventory_january_1977.jpg
Daily tally board, in the periodical lounge, during the January 1977 inventory of the Jones Library

jones_library_amherst_house_story_hour.jpg
While the Jones Library was housed at the Amherst House these children enjoyed story hour.

jones_library_card_catalog_sale.jpg
In 2002 the Jones Library completely transferred from the card catalog to a digital system. Cards from the card catalog were signed by authors and illustrators and then sold to raise money for the library. Here patrons are picking out what cards to…

jones_library_burnett_gallery.jpg
The Burnett Gallery in the 1928 Jones Library before the renovation in the early 1990s.

jones_library_front_hallway.jpg
This is the front hallway of the Jones Library before the renovation in the early 1990s.

jones_library_photographs_people_library_staff_internet.jpg
Early internet station in the Jones Library Reference Department.

jones_library_photographs_programs_food_and_feasts.jpg
French cooking expert Charlotte Turgeon demonstrates cooking with chocolate.

jones_library_flower_show_1935.jpg
The whole auditorium at the Jones Library was filled with flowers during this flower show held in 1935. This view shows the portion of the show that filled the stage.
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