Our spotlight exhibits are located in the library lobby by our bulletin board of events and feature a different aspect of Jones Library history each month.
March 2019: The Act of Incorporation
April 2019: The Sammys
May 2019: Jones Library Directors
June 2019: Jones Library at the Whipple House
July 2019: North Amherst Library
August 2019: Munson Memorial Library
September 2019: Jones Library Opens in the Amherst House
October 2019: Laying of the Library's Cornerstone
November 2019: The Jones Library Building Opens
December 2019: Amherst House Fire
January 2020: Samuel Minot Jones, Our Founder
February 2020: Charles Green's "Love Notes" to the Library
March 2020: The Jones Library Looks to the Future
The Jones Library began because of this man. Come learn more about Samuel Minot Jones and his family. On view in the Special Collections Exhibit Room from March 22, 2019 to May 31, 2019.
In September 2019, an exhibit will be displayed in select businesses throughout downtown Amherst. Stay tuned for more information.
After September 2019, the exhibit displayed in storefronts will be transformed into a digital exhibit where it will be available for years to come.
The centennial celebration is funded in part by federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.