Jones Library in Amherst

Agency Name: Jones Library

Job Title: Workstudy Student Assistant

Term/Start Date: ASAP

Job Description: Covering books, reshelving books, typing

Approximate Number of Hours: 8 to 10

Requirements:  Manual dexterity, typing/keyboarding ability

Hourly Wage: $10.00/hour

How to Apply: Email; resume nice but not necessary

Emily Dickinson Museum’s Emily Dickinson’s Poetry 101 Program for New Poetry Lovers and the Curious

April 20, 2009
Contact: Donna Abelli
Development and Marketing Manager
413/542-5084


Amherst, Mass. – Wondered what all the fuss is about with Emily Dickinson’s poetry? Want to know more about her life and work but aren’t sure where to begin? Then Emily Dickinson’s Poetry 101 is for you.

Amherst College and Town Libraries Marking 250th Anniversary of Noah Webster’s Birth with Special Exhibits

September 17, 2008               

AMHERST, Mass.—The Archives and Special Collections Department of the Robert Frost Library at Amherst College and the Jones Library in the town of Amherst are together celebrating the life and accomplishments of Noah Webster, one of the founders of the college and a 10-year resident of the area, with exhibits on display through January and a birthday reception at Frost’s Archives and Special Collections Department on Thursday, Oct. 16. The exhibits—which commemorate the 250th anniversary of Webster’s birth on Oct. 16, 1758—represent the first time the Frost and Jones libraries have collaborated on a project. Both the exhibits and the reception are free and open to the public.