Explore the rich diversity of the mystery genre from the earliest examples and Golden Age authors to today's contemporary sleuths and cozy tales.
This club is new for Fall 2019 and will focus on contemporary adult fiction and non-fiction books. Three memoirs have been selected this fall.
Explore and discuss with inquisitive minds. Call the library to join the email update list. This club features expert guests whenever possible.
Need one-on-one reference assistance? Schedule a one-hour Book-A-Librarian appointment at CLD&J! We offer appointments to patrons looking for extended assistance on the following topics:
Signing up for a Book-A-Librarian appointment is easy. Call the library at (315) 446-3578, stop in, or fill out the short online form below and one of our librarians will get back to you as soon as possible.
The Mission of the CLD&J HIVE Makerspace is to support the Library's Digital Gateway, Practical & Sustainable Making, Arts & Crafting, and Living Library initiatives through curated collections, personalized services, and participatory programs for all ages.Policies
Certifications are offered weekly for the 3D Printer, 3D Scanner, and Digital Design Station equipment. Call the Library to schedule an appointment. Tutorials are offered for the sewing machine, Mac Mini, and iPad Pro.
3D Printing and Scanning Policy
Learn new practical skills and embrace a sustainable lifestyle with activities in our HIVE Makerspace where we provide hands-on experiences in a low-stress, fun environment. Check our Calendar of Events for current program offerings.
The Library offers a wide variety of electronic tools and equipment that patrons can borrow or use in the Library. Discover what tech resources and gear are available with your library card!
Collection Information Guide
Patrons must be 18 or older to borrow equipment.
Computer Use Policy
Look for programs featuring our Digital Gateway equipment. Learn to use these powerful tools and have some fun! Check our Calendar of Events for current program offerings.
This initiative offers programing and informational guides about the natural environment around the library and our local landscape. The programs range from Astronomy and birdwatching to gardening and nature-related craft prjects.Policies
The property surrounding the library is private, however we permit patrons to take advantage of the learning opportunies and enrichment that natural spaces can provide. Please follow our Outdoor Space Policy while visiting the Library and taking advantage of our property.
Outdoor Space Use Policy
The Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville is committed to providing equal access to all patrons, including those with disabilities, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This guide provides an overview of current accessibility services offered by the CLD&J.
Download our Accessibility Services informational sheet. (Click here)
The CLD&J has developed a Library Social Story to help prepare children for a visit to our library. A social story is a learning tool that describes social situations through a positive exchange of visual and printed information. Our social story was created to promote a positive, safe, and meaningful library visit for all.
Social Story for Ages 3-6 (Click here)
Social Story for Ages 6+ (Click here)
The Library provides books for book clubs at the local schools and senior living facilities. These services are coordinated through Nan: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local book groups (or clubs) looking for meeting room spaces, book recommendations, or book-related services can contact Brian Abbott for assistance: email@example.com.
The Library conducts regular visits to the following Menorah Park facilities: The Inn - for a book club, and The Oaks - for book deliveries. The Nottingham Loretto facility has scheduled trips to the Library and the Library also visits the Nottingham regularly. Speak with the activities director at your facility or check the calendar of events at your facility for library-related visits and programs.Outreach to Schools and Public Facilities
The Library plans regular visits to the local schools including public and private schools. The Library has held programs at Jamesville Beach County Park and installed a Story Walk at Ryder Town Park in past summers. The library participated in the Town of DeWitt Summer Pre K Camp and facilitated Storytimes for that program. The library is an active participant in the Town of DeWitt's Annual Canal Day event.
The Library participated in the BOCES Family Literacy Class at Jamesville Penitentiary.
If your facility or community group is interested in having the Library visit, please contact Nan: Nbrown@cldandj.org.
Nov-Dec 2019: Cindy Lewis
Jan-Feb: Joy Englehart
Mar-Apr: Michael Sickler
May-Jun: Sharon Bottle Sova
Jul-Aug: Nives Marzocchi
Sep-Oct: Kathy Quinn
Nov-Dec: Mark Topp
Located in the hallway outside The Vault teen space, our Art in the Library gallery is dedicated to enriching the experience of our library patrons by providing a space for high-quality art from local working artists in a diverse range of styles, themes, and mediums. The library also offers additional educational opportunities to increase visual literacy and knowledge of art. Information on our shows can be found in our newsletter and on our social media pages. If you are interested in showing your work, contact Fran Cacace at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Coffee (12 oz) ................ $2.00
Decaf (12 oz) ................. $2.00
Tea (12 oz) ..................... $2.00
Library staff are pitching in to manage the service, and all of the proceeds will be used to pay for the coffee bar equipment and supplies.
Please pay at the Information Desk each time you fill your cup so we can keep the service going!
If you wish to use your own cup or mug, please pay $2.00 at the Information Desk.
This service is environmentally friendly! We use "Fair Trade" coffee and (mostly) sustainable supplies.
Pay at the Information Desk to get your cup
Coffee sleeves are next to the coffee dispensers
Creamer, sugar etc. are around the corner