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About Berkshire Athenaeum

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

Overdose Management & Narcan Training: February 9, 10 am – 12 noon

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 Friday, February 9th, from 10AM-12PM, in the Athenaeum Room. In this training, you will learn what measures to … Continue reading

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Holiday Hours

The Berkshire Athenaeum will be open regular hours, 9 am – 5 pm, on Friday, December 22, and 10 am – 5 pm on Saturday, December 23. The library is closed on Monday, December 25, in observance of the Christmas … Continue reading

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Games to play, Games to borrow

The Berkshire Athenaeum is pleased to be offering a collection of family friendly board games. From traditional favorites like Candyland and Monopoly to brainteasers like Scattergories and Trivial Pursuit to the simple fun to be found in Chutes and Ladders … Continue reading

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Libations with Librarians: Tuesday, January 16, 6 – 7:30 pm

Are making a New Year’s resolution to read more? We can help. Join us for our monthly book club, Libations with Librarians, hosted by Hotel on North,  with discussion led by Berkshire Athenaeum Outreach Librarian Alex Geller. Free and no … Continue reading

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Community Preservation: Your input requested before November 20

  The Community Preservation Committee of the city of Pittsfield has released a public input survey as part of its efforts related to the development of a Community Preservation Plan. The survey is designed to be completed in less than five minutes, with … Continue reading

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Holiday Joy: Providing warm clothing, food, toys

The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library, is proud to join the Berkshire Community Action Council, the Salvation Army, The Christian Center, and the Eagle Santa Fund on Monday, November 27, from 10 a.m.. to 12 p.m, for the Holiday Joy … Continue reading

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Food for Fines returns for November

  The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s public library, will offer a modified fines amnesty from Wednesday, November 1, through Thursday, November 30. During this four-week period the library will accept nonperishable food items in lieu of paying fines for overdue books. … Continue reading

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