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Bartlett Avenue Construction October 9: Library will be open

HEADS UP! Berkshire Gas is replacing the old cast iron gas line on Bartlett Avenue with new plastic piping that won’t corrode. The installation crew estimate that they will be installing on the east side of Bartlett Avenue (across from … Continue reading

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Food Zone: A success!

Maybe you knew that the Athenaeum hosted a Food Zone Experiment in November and December, allowing library patrons to have food and drink in our Blake Reading Room, on the library’s Main Floor. We also asked patrons for feedback on … Continue reading

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Library Installs Memorial Benches

After 38 years of service, the wooden benches on the adult reading terrace were recently replaced by six new, heavy duty metal benches, made special by the placement of plaques in memory of three long-serving employees who died while in … Continue reading

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