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Amherst’s Jones Library will take up temporary quarters on University Drive
04-04-2024 4:51 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

AMHERST — A University Drive office building will be the temporary location for the Jones Library during the renovation and expansion of the library’s home at 43 Amity St. over the next year and a half.Trustees for the Jones Library and town officials...


Libraries turning the page: They’re still in the business of books, but embracing new role as community ‘third space’
04-01-2024 11:50 AM

By MADDIE FABIAN

On a typical day at Forbes Library, people can be found lying on the lawn, participating in book clubs and other programs, checking out books or perhaps a ukulele, and chatting with friends and strangers.It’s not the traditional image of a library...


Jones trustees short on expected library project contribution
03-10-2024 1:52 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

AMHERST — Even though an end-of-January commitment from the Jones Library trustees to provide the town $2 million for the $46.1 million project to expand and renovate the 43 Amity St. building wasn’t met, town officials are anticipating no impact on...


New campaign to push toward Tilton Library’s $2M goal for expansion project
02-15-2024 8:20 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

SOUTH DEERFIELD — With Tilton Library approaching the early-spring start date for its expansion project, the library is launching a new capital campaign to continue climbing toward its goal of $2 million.The “I Heart Tilton” campaign launched on Feb....


A new chapter begins at renovated, expanded North Amherst Library
02-08-2024 8:34 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

AMHERST — Arriving at the North Amherst Library from their home a short distance away Monday afternoon, Zahir Kazazi, 5, and Elsia Kazazi, 7, parked their scooters at the base of a new staircase and chairlift, excitedly looking up from the $1.7...


Amherst Council increases borrowing for Jones Library project by $10M, some call it the ‘most trying’ vote they’ve had
12-26-2023 6:12 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

AMHERST — Calling it their hardest, most difficult and most trying vote, the Town Council is increasing the borrowing authorization for the expansion and renovation of the Jones Library to $46.1 million. But before they voted on Monday to amend the...


Kayak program now available for Sunderland Public Library patrons
07-13-2023 11:33 AM

By CHRIS LARABEE

SUNDERLAND — As libraries continue to expand their services into less traditional areas, the Sunderland Public Library is looking toward recreation through its new partnership with Adventure East.The library is joining forces with the Sunderland-based...


Deerfield’s Tilton Library shares plans, timeline for expansion
05-30-2023 9:02 AM

By CHRIS LARABEE

SOUTH DEERFIELD — Tilton Library unveiled its revised schematic design this week, showcasing the addition’s proposed new angle, which is designed to protect two old trees on the property and create more front lawn space.The design was shown to...


Jones Library in Amherst outlines temporary digs during construction of addition, renovation
03-23-2023 7:38 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

AMHERST — Seven locations spread throughout Amherst could provide the temporary space needed for the Jones Library to continue operations when the $43.5 million project to renovate and expand the 43 Amity St. building gets underway in late February...


Jones trustees reiterate commitment to Amherst library expansion
03-23-2023 7:38 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

AMHERST — Trustees for the Jones Library are reaffirming their support for expanding and renovating the main branch building at 43 Amity St., taking a unanimous vote to continue moving the project forward as the capital campaign is two-thirds of the...


Sunderland Public Library recognized for stellar service
02-08-2023 7:25 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

SUNDERLAND — For its continued dedication to serving patrons, including adapting operations on the fly in response to the pandemic, the town’s public library has been awarded a 2022 Star Library rating by Library Journal, a prestigious librarian...


Tilton Library Building Committee lays out rough timeline for renovation
02-01-2023 9:06 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

SOUTH DEERFIELD — In its first virtual meeting since forming, the Tilton Library Building Committee and its architect laid out an estimated timeline for the $12.3 million expansion and renovation project’s design and construction, with a projected...


Jones Library panel planning all-gender bathroom
01-12-2023 2:08 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

AMHERST — In an effort to accommodate the widest range of patrons, and limit lines during public events such as after-hour meetings and Burnett Art Gallery openings, the expanded and renovated Jones Library is expected to do away with bathrooms...


New language program to benefit older immigrants at Jones Library 
01-04-2023 8:47 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

AMHERST — Older immigrants to the region, including those without English skills and a formal education, will benefit from development of a new curriculum for a program that will be housed in the long-running English as a Second Language Center at the...


Expanded Jones Library design receives unanimous support in Amherst
01-02-2023 11:29 AM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

AMHERST — Final schematic design elements for an expanded and renovated Jones Library, including putting the art gallery near the basement entrance and moving the young adult area to the second floor, are being endorsed by the Jones Library Building...

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