Category Archives: Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum

The Dance Center of the nation is only a bus ride away!

The Pittsfield-Pillow Express stops here!  Free round-trip bus transportation between Pittsfield and Jacob’s Pillow: the dance center of the nation is only a bus ride away! Saturdays | June 23-August 25, 2018 Pickups at 12:25 pm & 3:25 pm Drop-offs … Continue reading

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Technology Lending Program grows

The latest additions to the Athenaeum’s Technology Lending Program (TLP) are two TI-84 Plus graphing calculators, which can be borrowed for two hours of in library use. A graphing calculator is essentially a handheld computer that can plot graphs, solve simultaneous … Continue reading

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Summer Book Sale is just around the corner!

The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum Summer Book Sale returns with books – and more – for browsing and bargain shopping! Book Sale Hours are *Thursday, July 12, 4 – 8 pm Friday, July 13, 10 am – 4 pm … Continue reading

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Short Story Contest Opens: Cash prizes to be awarded!

The Berkshire Athenaeum and The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum are pleased to announce the 21st Annual Short Story Writing Contest for Young Adults and the 40th Annual Short Story Writing Contest for Children. The contests opened on Tuesday, May 1, … Continue reading

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Spring Book Sale: March 8, 9 & 10

The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum Spring book sale is scheduled for Thursday, March 8 (4 – 8 pm); Friday, March 9 (10 am – 4 pm); and Saturday, March 10 (10 am – 4 pm). Thursday hours are reserved … Continue reading

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“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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