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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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Food for Fines returns for November

  The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s public library, will offer a modified fines amnesty from Wednesday, November 1, through Thursday, November 30. During this four-week period the library will accept nonperishable food items in lieu of paying fines for overdue books. … 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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STEAM, Wild Things and Community at Curiosity Day 2017!

Did you think that you saw a Wild Thing walking around town last week? Don’t worry, you weren’t imagining things: That was real! Thank you to our partners from Pittsfield CFCE, Berkshire Music School, Berkshire County Head Start, and Berkshire … Continue reading

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New England Stone Walls: A Master Stonemason shares techniques

Join us at 2 pm on Saturday, September 16, when Kevin Gardner, author of The Granite Kiss: Traditions and Techniques of Building New England Stone Walls, presents Discovering New England’s Stone Walls. The PowerPoint presentation features the history, techniques, stylistic … Continue reading

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Basic Genealogy series offered

We are pleased to announce a Basic Hands-on Genealogy series with Alan Doyle Horbal, professional genealogist, has been scheduled. This evening series, running 5:15 – 7:15 pm, is offered with the needs in mind of those who work during the … Continue reading

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Join us on Monday, August 21 to View the Solar Eclipse!

Experience the solar eclipse as it is happening at the Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library, 1 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield, Monday, August 21, starting at 2:00 PM! Here in the Berkshires we will see a partial eclipse with the moon covering … Continue reading

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