Category Archives: Renovations

Food Zone work progresses: Flooring installation

Work on the Athenaeum Food Zone brings this new area to completion over the coming weeks. Additional electrical outlets are installed in the newly finished window seating area; the walls are freshly painted. This week the floor installation process began … Continue reading

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New Book Display Units

As part of the Athenaeum’s continuing renovation, two shelving  units were purchased and installed in the Blake Reading Room (Main Floor) by Franklin Fixtures. The wood structures allow increased display space for new fiction and new nonfiction books and books on CD. … Continue reading

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Roof Top Unit installed

As part of the Berkshire Athenaeum’s renovations to the Local History and Reference departments, a new rooftop heating and air conditioning unit was installed on Tuesday, March 10. Getting the unit up to the roof  required the use of a … Continue reading

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Parking Lot Partially Closed:Tuesday, March 10

As part of the Berkshire Athenaeum’s renovations to the Local History and Reference departments, a new rooftop heating and air conditioning unit will be installed on Tuesday, March 10. Getting the unit up to the roof will require the use … Continue reading

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Grand Opening of Renovated Departments

On Monday, October 27, the Berkshire Athenaeum hosted a Grand Opening ceremony, marking the official completion of renovations to the Local History and Reference Departments. Senator Benjamin Downing; Representative Christopher Speranzo; Mayor James Ruberto spoke to a crowd that came … Continue reading

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Grand Opening: Monday, October 27, 4:30 pm

Join us in the renovated Local History and Reference Departments for some brief remarks and a tour of our new spaces. See some photos of the yearlong project.

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Renovations winding down

On Thursday afternoon, October 9, new tables arrived for our Computer Lab and Reference Public Internet Computer area. Installers brought in the large tabletop surfaces and attached the legs onsite. The public computers were moved to the new tables in shifts, … Continue reading

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