Top 10 Reasons (to visit the Jones Library & branches)

  1. Browse for books & DVDs


    Have you forgotten how much fun it is to browse? Come by and find something unexpected

  2. Get unlimited access to WSJ.com & NYTimes.com
    Read unlimited articles from the Journal and Times websites inside our libraries

  3. View our Special Collections exhibits
    Rotating exhibits & permanent exhibits on Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, and Robert Francis

  4. Get technology support from PC Dr. Hank
    Drop-in help for your computer or device – available at all libraries on a rotating schedule

  5. Attend a program!
    With 800+ programs each year – including author readings, story times, teen lounges, LEGO clubs, movie matinees, ukulele strum-alongs, and book clubs – you''ll find something for you

  6. Research your genealogy with Ancestry.com
    Explore your family history with great genealogy tools available inside our libraries

  7. Have a chat with a librarian
    Get book recommendations, research assistance, & technology help from our friendly team

  8. Stay cool in the summer & warm in the winter


    We have comfy chairs & plenty to read – plus quiet areas, noisy areas, & in-between areas

  9. Visit the Burnett Gallery
    Monthly exhibits by local artists and first Thursday receptions during Amherst Arts Night

  10. Meet your neighbors!


    With 5000+ visitors each week, we’re a good place to spot old friends and make new ones

View the open hours for the Jones, Munson, and North Amherst libraries and stop by!