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Youth Summer Reading Program kicks off June 29: Join us for weekly programming & special events through August 17

Beginning June 29, 2018 visit the Children’s Library and pick up your BragTag® and Chain when you register for our “Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading Program! Collect Brag Beads for every 15 minutes you read. Read longer and collect rarer beads. … Continue reading

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Summer Book Sale is just around the corner!

The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum Summer Book Sale returns with books – and more – for browsing and bargain shopping! Book Sale Hours are *Thursday, July 12, 4 – 8 pm Friday, July 13, 10 am – 4 pm … Continue reading

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Overdose Management & Narcan Training: Thursday, June 21, 2 – 4 pm

  The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library, is proud to join Cathleen Vidoli from Healthy Steps in offering overdose management and Narcan administration training on Thursday, June 21, 2 – 4 pm in the Athenaeum Room. In this training, you will learn … Continue reading

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Literary Lecture Series: July Tuesdays on the Terrace

On each of the first four Tuesdays in July, The Mastheads will host a literary lecture on the  outdoor terrace of the Berkshire Athenaeum. For our first lecture,Tuesday, July 3, at 6 pm, Professor Meredith McGill of Rutgers University will discuss the work … Continue reading

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Tuesdays on the Terrace: A new series celebrates the creative process

  The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library, is celebrating the rich creativity in our community this summer with weekly conversations about the creative process.  All conversations are on Tuesdays at 6pm on the Adult Terrace.  Seating is limited and can … Continue reading

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Disability Information Expo: Thursday, June 7, 5 – 8pm

The Community Expo provides a safe, welcoming space for patrons to interact with organizations that provide direct services to our community.  The June Expo is co-sponsored by the Berkshire Benevolent Association for the Blind and the Berkshire Athenaeum. Light refreshments  … Continue reading

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New Book alerts come to you mailbox!

The Berkshire Athenaeum is excited to offer patrons free “Wowbrary” email alerts that showcase the library’s newest items each week. The alerts feature the latest bestsellers, movies, music CDs, audio books, children’s titles, cookbooks, mysteries, travel guides, health books, science fiction, … Continue reading

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