The Mission of the CLD&J HIVE Makerspace is to provide individuals and groups with opportunities that encourage a love of making through the satisfaction of creating something that has never existed before as well as to provide learning experiences through iterating and failing, which are necessary parts of the creative process.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@onlib.org.
Jan-Feb: Laura Stisser
Mar-Apr: Mary Verigan
May-Jun: Sthephen Clark
Jul-Aug: Hermon Card
Sep-Oct: Pam Steele
Nov-Dec: Cindy Lewis
The Library has an art gallery on the main level near The Vault (Teen Room) which features work from the best local working artists on a monthly basis. 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.
The café is closed Saturday 12/22 through Monday 1/7
Tuesday thru Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday & Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Featuring freshly brewed coffee and delicious baked goods in your library.
Provisions is a non-profit bakery and restaurant where lives are changed. Located in Armory Square since 1988 Provisions is a supported work program of AccessCNY.
At Provisions, professional staff support trainees who are learning to live with a mental health issue. Every chocolate chip cookie that’s baked does more than satisfy your sweet tooth; it provides a path to recovery. Every order you place is a stepping stone to reducing the stigma of mental health issues.
At Provisions Express you are part of the journey to help Central New Yorkers achieve independence.
Join us for sweet treats!