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About Berkshire Athenaeum

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

Short Story Contest Opens: Cash prizes to be awarded!

The Berkshire Athenaeum and The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum are pleased to announce the 21st Annual Short Story Writing Contest for Young Adults and the 40th Annual Short Story Writing Contest for Children. The contests opened on Tuesday, May 1, … Continue reading

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Free Recycling for old computers & peripherals: April 18 – 21

  In celebration of Earth Day 2018 the Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library, is collecting used computer equipment and peripherals for environmentally friendly recycling. In partnership with Goodwill and Dell Reconnect, the library is accepting any brand of used computer equipment in … Continue reading

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New Museum Pass: Springfield’s Forest Park Zoo

  We are pleased to announce an addition to the Berkshire Athenaeum’s  collection of Museum Passes. Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum,  a pass to  The Zoo at Forest Park in Springfield is now available. This new pass … Continue reading

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Family Scavenger Hunt: Saturday, April 14, 10:30 – 3:30

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 stop by the Children’s Library to register. Children … Continue reading

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Speed Repping: Time to talk to your representives

In honor of National Library Week, the Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library, invites you to our inaugural “Speed Repping” event on Friday, April 13th, from 2PM-4PM. What is Speed Repping? Much like speed dating, Speed Repping provides community members three … Continue reading

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Outspoken Youth Poetry Workshops for Ages 12 – 14

  The Berkshire Athenaeum and WordxWord are pleased to present Outspoken Youth Poetry Workshops for ages 12 – 14. You have opinions; you have a voice. What inspires you to speak up? What holds you back? In this six week … Continue reading

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Overdose Management & Narcan Training: Friday, April 6, 10 – 12

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, April 6, from 10AM-12PM in the Athenaeum Room. In this training, you will learn what measures to … Continue reading

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