Category Archives: Holiday Events

Holiday Joy: Providing warm clothing, food, toys

The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library, is proud to join the Berkshire Community Action Council, the Salvation Army, The Christian Center, and the Eagle Santa Fund on Monday, November 27, from 10 a.m.. to 12 p.m, for the Holiday Joy … Continue reading

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Preschool Halloween Parade at the Library

The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library, is pleased to host our Annual Preschool Halloween Parade on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.! Library Staff will be giving out treats (no tricks!) as kids trick-or-treat across all three floors of … Continue reading

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A North Pole Circus

The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum collaborated with a committee of Athenaeum staff, led by Annemarie Leone, in decorating a tree for this year’s Festival of Trees. In accord with this year’s theme of Under the Big Top, the Athenaeum … Continue reading

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A storybook forest…

The staff of the Berkshire Athenaeum and Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum co-sponsored and decorated a tree in this year’s Festival of Trees. In honoring the theme of enchantment, the Athenaeum tree is decorated for A Snow White Christmas.  Happy Holidays!

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Holiday Concert: Thursday, December 3, 7 pm

The Pittsfield High School String Orchestra, directed by the renowned Alla Zernitskaya, returns to the Athenaeum for a holiday concert. Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Preschool Halloween Parade

It was all treats and no tricks as the Athenaeum’s annual  Halloween Parade kicked off at 11 am on Friday, October 31. Costumed preschoolers both scary and sweet received treats from staff at library public desks as the parade route wound its way through on … Continue reading

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