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The Jones Lobrary in town is beautiful. It is very large and friendly. It is a true community place... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Judith G
Small but well stocked.

This is what a public library should be. Almost anything you want, including magazines... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Corpulent
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

The Jones Lobrary in town is beautiful. It is very large and friendly. It is a true community place with much happening inside. It is also a mini art gallery. Exhibitions change, but I have never seen one I didn’t enjoy. Checkmout what’s going on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Judith G
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is what a public library should be. Almost anything you want, including magazines, DVDs/Blueray, and a ton of books. (Computers and internet access, but I don't need that.) I go there once a week for fiction and non-fiction.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Corpulent
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This is a full service library with good books, areas for children, computer access, an art gallery, and music available for borrow. It is central - right in the center of town. At the times I have visited it seemed to be more noisy than...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BobHLeverett
Reviewed 12 May 2018

There are of course a huge number of books covering a wide range of topics. It is quiet. The buildings architectural feature are worth looking at. The art work is impressive and one should take time to study the exquisite frames.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank RobertMass013
Reviewed 3 May 2018

It is always a great pleasure when my grandson is asking me to take him to the library. The staff is extremely helpful and very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bgillat
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I spent several hours in the library and especially their magazine section which was extensive. They had soft chairs for reading in some comfort. The library has a reference section which was helpful, toilets which were clean and metered parking in the street ouside. There...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Stefan T
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I've lived here for 34 years and have loved this library the entire time. Library staff is always friendly and helpful. if you have a general question or are doing intense research they are willing to go the extra mile for you. Especially Matt at...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Lynda F
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I love the Amherst Jones Library. It's a lovely place to read for a bit, do research, and just get out of the rush of the day.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank snowkatt
Reviewed 28 May 2017

A pleasant place to spend an hour or two, browsing books or looking up references, particularly on a cold wintry day. The rooms are heated and are full of old world charm and the special children's library room is a delight for the littlies with...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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