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The former Amherst Room which was converted to the Sidney Waugh room (now housing Technical Services) in 1968.This room once housed the library’s local authors collection, the Amherst imprint collection, and miscellaneous local history materials.

Newspaper room in Jones Library, prior to 1968

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Judy Lincoln in the Children's Room of the Jones Library before the new 1990's addition.

Books by local authors published by Amherst Writers and Artists sit on a table in the Special Collections Reading Room made by Amherst artist Sidney Waugh. Works displayed here include Peregrine, the journal of Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA), and…

From left to right, Bonnie Isman, Julius Lester, and Dan Lombardo stand in front of an exhibit panel in the Special Collections department during the dedication of the Julius Lester Collection.

Three people (left to right), Sondra Radosh, Kay Lyons, and Ken Samonds. involved in the play "Field Day for Death" pose on the main staircase of The Jones Library.

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

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A woman talking to a man behind the Public Service desk at The Jones Library

Winifred Sayer seated in Robert Frost room. Caption on reverse reads, "Winifred Sayer curator at Jones in Robert Frost room at Jones Library."

A patron returning a lot of books without being charged fines. Information on reverse reads, "Amherst Record, Wed., Dec. 14, 1977, p. 6 Amherst Record, Sun., April 8, 1973, p.6 "Stealthily He Creeps - This fine old picture of a delinquent library…

Woman seated at room full of weaving looms. Caption on reverse reads, "Arts and Crafts at Jones Library."

Reception for Robert Francis at the Jones Library. Caption on reverse reads, "Amherst Record, weekend, Aug. 20, 1977, p.1 Reception for Robert Francis, Amherst poet, following presentation of a bust of Francis to the Jones Library by sculptor Anna…

Rear face of the library before the Kinsey Memorial Garden was created, taken in 1994

Dancers performing in the (then) Burnett Gallery as part of music series in 1989.

Jones Library in the background with the stagecoach in the foreground. The stagecoach, owned by the Amherst Historical Society, was stored at the library for many years.
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