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Herman Melville Memorial Room: Closed Monday, October 1, through Friday, October 5

The Berkshire Athenaeum is in the midst of an extensive project to replace all of the lighting fixtures throughout the library with energy efficient alternatives.  Most of the work has been proceeding without disruption of services. However, in order to … Continue reading

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Friends of Libraries Week: October 22 – 27

Mark your calendar for National Friends of the Library Week, Monday, October 22 –  Saturday, October 27. We’ll be wishing a Happy 80th Birthday to our own dedicated Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum with a variety of activities: Monday, October 22: … Continue reading

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Take 10 minutes to improve county transportation

The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission needs your help to understand future transportation needs across Berkshire County. They are providing Berkshire residents the opportunity to identify key transportation challenges and to voice in what way the County’s transportation system can better … Continue reading

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50 Plus Job Fair: Wednesday, September 26, 10 – 12

BerkshireWorks, in collaboration with Elder Services of Berkshire County, Inc. presents a 50 Plus Job Fair on Wednesday, September 26, in the library’s Auditorium! Are you seeking full time or part time work? Meet with organizations that are age friendly … Continue reading

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September is National Library Card Sign Up Month!

This September, the Berkshire Athenaeum is pleased to be joining with Downtown Pittsfield and libraries across the country for National Library Card Sign-up Month! This month, we are encouraging everyone in our community to obtain a free library card that will save … Continue reading

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StoryWalk: Saturday, July 21, 10 am – 1 pm

Explore the city with us Saturday, July 21, at the Downtown Pittsfield StoryWalk. Start at the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market anytime between 10AM and 1PM and grab a map of the route. The first 75 kids who stop by will receive  a free … Continue reading

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The Dance Center of the nation is only a bus ride away!

The Pittsfield-Pillow Express stops here!  Free round-trip bus transportation between Pittsfield and Jacob’s Pillow: the dance center of the nation is only a bus ride away! Saturdays | June 23-August 25, 2018 Pickups at 12:25 pm & 3:25 pm Drop-offs … Continue reading

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