Category Archives: Childrens Events

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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Berkshire Compact Announces ‘Wee Read Berkshire County’ Events for Youth

The Berkshire Compact for Education and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) announce the second annual Wee Read Berkshire County initiative. Through Wee Read Berkshire County, 1,500 free copies of “DUCK ON A BIKE” by David Shannon will distributed to … Continue reading

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Preschool Videos: Fridays at 10 am

Fridays at 10 am the Children’s Library offers a selection of Preschool Videos. Film programs are approximately 20 – 30 minutes long. Groups are welcome; and no registration is required. This Friday we’ll be watching: Noisy Nora The Little Engine … Continue reading

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