Whether you are purchasing for yourself or shopping for gifts, you want to select reliable products that are worth your hard-earned dollars. The Berkshire Athenaeum offers access to Consumer Reports, a go-to source for product testing and evaluation. From headphones to dishwashers, car batteries to humidifiers, laundry detergents to slow cookers – Consumer Reports tests, rates and reports. CR also provides timely advice on topics as varied as finding cheap airfares, deciding if a robotic vacuum is right for your home, spending less on food.
Access Consumer Reports from the Online Databases page of the library’s website, pittsfieldlibrary.org when you visit the Athenaeum or from your personal computer or device, which will prompt for your Berkshire Athenaeum library card number if you are researching from your home or office.
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