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  • Collection: Jones Library Collection

jones_library_fire_1926.jpg
This image shows the smoldering scene the morning after the fire that decimated the Amherst House on the evening of December 9, 1926.

AV listening room.jpg
A man seated and using audio equipment with someone else seated in background enjoy the AV Listening Room at The Jones Library

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_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_cornerstone_ceremony.jpg
View at the ceremony for the laying of the cornerstone for the Jones Library. Pictured from left to right: Tony (Michael Angelo), who was in charge of stone work; Allen H. Cox, Architect; Casper Ranger Construction Company man; Mr. Moriarty,…

jones_library_sunday_program_sign.jpg
Charles R. Green stands on the front steps of the Jones Library shaking hands with another man. Beside him is the chalkboard advertising one of his Sunday at 5:00 programs.

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Charles Green holding a stone for the Jones Library. The caption on the reverse reads, "Charles R. Green with a stone for Jones Library 1928"

jones_library_children_reading.jpg
Many children reading in the Children's Room at Jones Library

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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French cooking expert Charlotte Turgeon demonstrates cooking with chocolate.

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.

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Early internet station in the Jones Library Reference Department.

jones_library_inventory.jpg
This is the first book-by-book inventory done by the Library since the fire at the Amherst House in 1926. It took a week to complete by 60-odd staff and volunteers. The women on the left are Lucy Gallagher, Claire Sussman, and Windy Sayer.

Bonnie_Isman_John_Musante_resized.jpg
John Musante and Bonnie Isman in the Woodbury Room of The Jones Library

Adult reading room 1968.jpg
The adult reading room of the Jones Library in 1968.
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