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About Berkshire Athenaeum

We are the public library for the city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

Summer Reading: It’s not just for kids!

The Berkshire Athenaeum Circulation Department is pleased to announce that Summer Reading Bingo for Adults has returned for 2018. The program runs from Thursday, June 28, through Friday, August 17. How does this work? Ask for a Bingo Card at … Continue reading

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The Dance Center of the nation is only a bus ride away!

The Pittsfield-Pillow Express stops here!  Free round-trip bus transportation between Pittsfield and Jacob’s Pillow: the dance center of the nation is only a bus ride away! Saturdays | June 23-August 25, 2018 Pickups at 12:25 pm & 3:25 pm Drop-offs … Continue reading

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Technology Lending Program grows

The latest additions to the Athenaeum’s Technology Lending Program (TLP) are two TI-84 Plus graphing calculators, which can be borrowed for two hours of in library use. A graphing calculator is essentially a handheld computer that can plot graphs, solve simultaneous … Continue reading

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Youth Summer Reading Program kicks off June 29: Join us for weekly programming & special events through August 17

Beginning June 29, 2018 visit the Children’s Library and pick up your BragTag® and Chain when you register for our “Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading Program! Collect Brag Beads for every 15 minutes you read. Read longer and collect rarer beads. … Continue reading

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Summer Book Sale is just around the corner!

The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum Summer Book Sale returns with books – and more – for browsing and bargain shopping! Book Sale Hours are *Thursday, July 12, 4 – 8 pm Friday, July 13, 10 am – 4 pm … Continue reading

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Overdose Management & Narcan Training: Thursday, June 21, 2 – 4 pm

  The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library, is proud to join Cathleen Vidoli from Healthy Steps in offering overdose management and Narcan administration training on Thursday, June 21, 2 – 4 pm in the Athenaeum Room. In this training, you will learn … Continue reading

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Literary Lecture Series: July Tuesdays on the Terrace

On each of the first four Tuesdays in July, The Mastheads will host a literary lecture on the  outdoor terrace of the Berkshire Athenaeum. For our first lecture,Tuesday, July 3, at 6 pm, Professor Meredith McGill of Rutgers University will discuss the work … Continue reading

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