July 28, 2014

Censorship in Singapore


Libraries in Singapore protested the destruction of books with gay themes.  So the government ordered And Tango Makes Three and The White Swan Express moved to the adult section.  Read more here.  


Curious about those two books?
You can check out both of them out from the Jones.

July 24, 2014

Daisy, Nick, & Jay...



...Come spend this Saturday afternoon with them.

Join us at 2 pm in the Woodbury Room on Saturday, July 26th for this week's Hot Summer Saturday Movie Matinee!

Free & open to the public.

Co-sponsored by Captain Video. 

And us. The Friends. And you. People who support the Friends. 

Thanks, guys!

July 23, 2014

Project Backpack


The Jones Library is pleased to serve as a collection point for Project Backpack 2014, a community outreach program of the Amherst Public Schools that provides new backpacks and school supplies to income-eligible students.  A list of suggested items is found below.

Please bring your donation to the Children’s Room by August 1, to allow for distribution before school starts.

***There is a desperate need for larger backpacks for 
students in grades 7 - 12.***


(Click on image to enlarge.)

July 21, 2014

Enjoy reading magazines digitally?

Help the Jones choose digital magazines for its collection. Take this easy survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZGXZPC2.

(To download a magazine from the current selection, visit the Jones Library website.)

July 18, 2014

Self-portraits based on books


Now this guy's clever!  He created self-portraits with books.  If you've got a couple of minutes to spare, check out how creative he is.


July 17, 2014

The Help. This weekend.


Stay cool this weekend and join us at 2 pm in the Woodbury Room on Saturday, July 19th for this week's Hot Summer Saturday Movie Matinee!


Free & open to the public.
Co-sponsored by Captain Video. And, of course, your Friends here.

July 16, 2014

They didn't REALLY read them

In case you're feeling guilty because all your friends are reading all the In Books right now, you need to read this article. Then you can nod sagely, when they quote something from one of the first few pages.  Because you know and they know, they never finished it.

We're looking at you, Thomas Piketty.