Category Archives: Childrens Events

Safety first when selecting your Eclipse glasses!

The New York Times and other media outlets are alerting the public to be cautious when selecting “Eclipse Glasses” for viewing this month’s solar eclipse. The August 21 phenomenon is generating great excitement, not surprising as this will be the first … Continue reading

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Sensory Story Times scheduled for June

The Berkshire Athenaeum is pleased to announce new dates for our ongoing Sensory Story times, targeted to families with children on the autism spectrum. Sensory Story Times for June are scheduled for 11 am – 12 noon on Tuesday, June 13, … Continue reading

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STEAM Kits Open House: Thursday, April 13, 4- 6 pm

The Berkshire Athenaeum is pleased to announce a free event for families and educators! Please join us on Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM in the Auditorium of the Berkshire Athenaeum to celebrate full STEAM ahead and our … Continue reading

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Lego Club returns: Wednesday, December 18, 4-5 pm

The Berkshire Athenaeum Children’s Library is pleased to announce the next meeting of the Lego Club takes place from 4 – 5 pm on Wednesday, December 18. Lego Club is free; no registration required. Our December building theme is Firehouse, … Continue reading

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The Summer Reading Club kids say, Thank you, Friends!

  With a bouquet of flowers and a banner of handwritten thanks, kids from the Summer Reading Club expressed their appreciation to the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum, sponsors of this valuable summer-learning opportunity.    

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Today at 1pm: “Melville and Me” Musical Improv with Musician JoAnne Spies

Join JoAnne Spies in creating music together from the themes of Herman Melville and Moby Dick. Young audiences will love learning while singing along. JoAnne Spies is a singer/songwriter from Chicago on the faculty of Community Access to the Arts … Continue reading

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Call Me Melville for Kids

A variety of programs are offered this summer as we bring Call Me Melville – to the kids!  All are sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum. Writing Workshops with Author Jana Laiz In these workshops, writers will be … Continue reading

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