Category Archives: Childrens Events

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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A Fun Festivity for Kids coming on Saturday, October 15

On Saturday, October 15, 10:30 – 12 noon the Children’s Library offers a fun festivity for kids – craft, stories, snack & a movie. For Preschoolers & Up. No registration required. (Children under 10 years old may not be left … Continue reading

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Diane Edgecomb: Tuesday, August 9, 1 pm

Bring the kids on Tuesday, August 9, at 1 pm, when Diane Edgecomb presents Native American Nature Tales. Groups are welcome. No registration required. Special programs last 45 – 60 minutes and are suggested for children ages 5 & up. … Continue reading

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Short Story Contest Winners announced!

The Berkshire Athenaeum’s Children’s Library is pleased to announce the winners of the Annual Short Story Writing Contest. Stories were judged on their originality, appeal and writing style.  Winning entries, Honorable Mentions and works of merit will be bound and … Continue reading

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