Category Archives: Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum

“Let’s Talk 3D Printing” Program Celebrates Library Patron’s Creativity, Ingenuity & Success Using the Berkshire Athenaeum’s 3D Printers!

The Berkshire Athenaeum has been offering programming on 3D Printing to all ages using our 2 Ultimaker 2’s and SeeMeCNC Orion models. On October 25, 2017, The Berkshire Athenaeum and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum were pleased to host … Continue reading

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The Friends: Moving us from Good to Great!

As part of this week’s celebration honoring the many contributions of our Friends, just before 3 pm today we host a reading of Mayor Linda Tyer’s Proclamation of Friends of Libraries Week, followed by the Friends’ Annual Meeting. All are … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum: October 15 – 21

The Berkshire Athenaeum will be spending the week of October 15-21, 2017, celebrating its Friends of the Library group as part of the 12th annual celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week. The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum was established in 1938 and  has been an invaluable source … Continue reading

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Halloween at the Library: Saturday, October 28

  The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield Public Library, is proud to host “Halloween at the Library,” a day of spooky-themed events for all ages on Saturday, October 28, from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Please join us in the Auditorium starting at 11:00 … Continue reading

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Forum credit for Berkshire Community College students

Year round the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum offer a variety of programs, generally on weekday evenings or Saturday afternoons, that take the form of author talks; informational lectures; musical performances; and other events of interest for their educational or … Continue reading

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STEAM, Wild Things and Community at Curiosity Day 2017!

Did you think that you saw a Wild Thing walking around town last week? Don’t worry, you weren’t imagining things: That was real! Thank you to our partners from Pittsfield CFCE, Berkshire Music School, Berkshire County Head Start, and Berkshire … Continue reading

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New England Stone Walls: A Master Stonemason shares techniques

Join us at 2 pm on Saturday, September 16, when Kevin Gardner, author of The Granite Kiss: Traditions and Techniques of Building New England Stone Walls, presents Discovering New England’s Stone Walls. The PowerPoint presentation features the history, techniques, stylistic … Continue reading

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