Category Archives: Special Exhibit

Pittsfield Baseball Document

Baseball is the talk of the town! We have seen an increased interest and questions from Pittsfielders surrounding the Berkshire Athenaeum’s “Baseball Document.” The story about this document uncovered by Berkshire Athenaeum goes back nearly 14 years! In April 2004, … Continue reading

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Not your usual date…

Are you in the mood for a spring fling? Why not go out on a “blind date” with a book? Taking a book out for a “blind date” is a great way to “meet” new titles, authors, and even genres … Continue reading

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O’Hara exhibit chronicles Donkey Pilgrimmage

Local Author and 2012 John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Award Winner Kevin O’Hara kindly shares some of his collection with library patrons in a display available for viewing¬†through the end of November. on the Athenaeum’s Main Floor. The collection includes photos … Continue reading

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Tribute to St Luke’s Nursing School & its graduates: Library Display for October

We are proud to host a display honoring graduates of St Luke’s Nursing School, anticipating its 100th anniversary in just a few years.¬† Lucille Horton, Class of ’52, created uniforms, modeled by 15-inch dolls, complete with accompanying caps accurate for … Continue reading

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Library of Congress Traveling Exhibit Rolls into Pittsfield for Third Thursday

A special Library of Congress traveling exhibition – mounted in a customized 18-wheel truck – will visit Downtown Pittsfield on Thursday, August 18 – Saturday, August 20. The free public exhibit, which will open for August Third Thursday, is housed … Continue reading

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