May 31, 2012

Bay State Clarinet Trio

Tuesday, June 5, 2012; 7pm;
The Jones Library Large Meeting Room


Please join the Air Force Band of Liberty Bay State Clarinet Trio for
a memorable evening of musical entertainment on Tuesday, June 5th at
7pm in the Large Meeting Room of the Jones Library, 43 Amity Street in

Stationed at Hanscom Air Force Base, MA, these outstanding musicians
bring audiences of all ages to their feet with sparkling performances
of a program featuring something for all musical tastes: popular,
Broadway, patriotic, jazz and folk music, as well as original pieces
for clarinet.

As professional military musicians, The United States Air Force Band
of Liberty is dedicated to using the power of music to inspire Air
Force members and the public, producing innovative musical programs
and products, and communicating Air Force excellence throughout New
England and around the globe.

This program is sponsored by the Jones Library and is free and open to
the public. For more information, contact Janet Ryan at or 413/ 259-3223.

May 17, 2012

Why not do what you love?

If this time of year finds you graduating, choosing a career,
contemplating a change, or re-entering the work force, join us in the
Large Meeting Room tonight, Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 7-9pm for a
program that provides an opportunity for career reflection.

Based on the book "Why Not Do What You Love?  An Invitation to Calling
and Contribution in a World Hungry for Your Gifts," local author
Martha Johnson offers attendees of any age a chance to engage with
questions and  possibilities that may provide clarity and enrichment
as you seek to achieve current work/life goals.

Martha Johnson has lived a long life of doing what she’s loved, as a
school teacher, Peace Corps volunteer,  National Park ranger, founding
principal of her own consulting and training practice, and leader
coach.  She is currently a resource for women over 55 desiring to make
sense and satisfaction out of the puzzle pieces of their lives for
their remaining years.

Free and open to the public.  Books will be available for purchase and

May 14, 2012

E-readers rejoice!

The Jones Library has added several new E-Readers to our lending program!  You can now sign up to borrow a NOOK Simple Touch, a NOOK Color, or a Kindle Touch.

Learn more about the program by visiting our website:

If you have any additional questions or if you'd like to request an E-Reader, please call the Reference Desk at 

May 11, 2012

Bonnie Isman Wins 2012 MLA Hall of Fame Award

Little font, big news...

Click on the image to enlarge it (a bit!).  Or simply visit the MLA's website here to read more about it.

(And take a look at which newly-minted Jones Library Trustee won the same award last year!)

May 1, 2012

The Little White House Project...

is installed at the Jones.  Come visit it.

Want more info?  Go here.