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About Berkshire Athenaeum

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

Cinema of Law returns for March: Film, History, Politics, Drama 

The Cinema of Law film series is back with  screenings in the Berkshire Athenaeum auditorium each Tuesday evening in March at 6 pm. Presentations are co-sponsored by the Berkshire Bar, the Berkshire Law Library and the Friends of the Berkshire … Continue reading

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Family Scavenger Hunt: Saturday, March 17, 10:30a – 3:30p

Join the Family Scavenger Hunt this St. Patrick’s Day! The fun and hunt for prizes starts in the Children’s Library and will continue throughout the Library! Registration is required due to staggered start times. Please call (413 499-9480 ext 203) or … Continue reading

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Family Movie Night: Wonder

  Join us at 6 pm on Wednesday, March 14, for a screening of Wonder. Based on R J Palacio’s  best selling novel of the same name, Wonder tells the story of ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme … Continue reading

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Spring Book Sale: March 8, 9 & 10

The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum Spring book sale is scheduled for Thursday, March 8 (4 – 8 pm); Friday, March 9 (10 am – 4 pm); and Saturday, March 10 (10 am – 4 pm). Thursday hours are reserved … Continue reading

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♥ Love Letters for your Library ♥

Massachusetts Libraries play a vital role in ensuring all residents have equal access to information. Libraries are meeting places, community centers, and resources free for all. Here at the Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library, we ask you to consider taking … Continue reading

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Bruins Annual PJ Drive

We are also pleased to be hosting a special kick off event on Tuesday, February 20th from 2-3. Blades from the Boston Bruins and Lauren Baker will be visiting us, reading stories and growing excitement about this initiative. Please join us in the Children’s Library as we kick off school vacation week in style with the Bruins! Continue reading

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Income Tax Wednesday’s: Free Tax Preparation at the Library by appointment only!

The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library is pleased to announce we have partnered with Berkshire Community Action Council (BCAC) to offer free Federal and State tax preparation services on Wednesday’s from 1-3 p.m. To qualify for VITA’s free tax preparation services, your household income must … Continue reading

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