The only full -scale museum of its kind in the United States, The Carle collects, preserves, presents and celebrates picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world.
Library Friends are volunteers united by a common cause: to make Jones, North Amherst, and Munson Libraries the best they can be. We raise money to buy books and sponsor education and growth program.
8,000 square-foot tropical environment; home to 3,500 live butterflies. Gift Shop and Monarch Restaurant also offered.
An active program of free exhibitions and events, late-night open hours, and a museum shop-café, Mead is a must see attraction.