Category Archives: Technology

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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Mobile Printing Now Available!

The Berkshire Athenaeum is pleased to announce that we have grown the opportunities for wireless printing by launching mobile printing options. Library patrons can submit a document from their personal computer or mobile device to the library’s black and white … Continue reading

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Free Recycling for old computers & peripherals: April 18 – 21

  In celebration of Earth Day 2018 the Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library, is collecting used computer equipment and peripherals for environmentally friendly recycling. In partnership with Goodwill and Dell Reconnect, the library is accepting any brand of used computer equipment in … Continue reading

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3D Printing Stories: Repairing our SeeMeCNC Orion

  The Berkshire Athenaeum’s well-loved SeeMeCNC Orion Delta printer has seen a lot of use over the course of our programming at the library, thanks to the library’s Self-Guided Program. As it happened, one afternoon when library staff was looking … 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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Attention Stargazers!

  The Berkshire Athenaeum is pleased to announce that the library now owns an Orion Star Blast Altazimuth Reflector Tabletop Telescope that is available for circulation. Whether you’re an astronomer or just have a passion for gazing at the night … Continue reading

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Talking Book Fair: Thursday, April 27, 10 am

The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library, is pleased to announce a Talking Book Fair will be held at the library at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 27, in the Main Reading Room. Erin Fragola, Library Outreach Coordinator from the Perkins Library will speak … Continue reading

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