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Festival of Trees entry depicts Athenaeum’s growth & change

The library’s entry in the  Berkshire Museum’s 2013 Festival of Trees aligns with this year’s  theme, Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and designed by Technical Services Supervisor Alex Reczkowski, the tree  celebrates  the … Continue reading

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A Black Friday shopping opportunity (continuing through the holiday season)

The Athenaeum Local History Department, in partnership with the Berkshire Family History Association, offers a Black Friday shopping opportunity: various Berkshire County historical books  have been reprinted for use by today’s students and researchers. Many of these volumes had been out … Continue reading

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Card Catalog to the Cloud: Friends’ Tree captures Festival Theme

The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum entry in Berkshire Museum’s 2013 Festival of Trees captures this year’s theme of Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow with references to important developments in Athenaeum history. With examples of yesterday’s media such as cassettes, catalog … Continue reading

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Preschool & Toddler Halloween Parade: Thursday, October 31, 11 am

Attention parents, grandparents and caregivers: The Children’s Library annual Preschool & Toddler Halloween Parade will be held on Thursday, October 31. Kicking off at 11 a.m. sharp, the parade stops at the various departments of the Athenaeum where library staff … Continue reading

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Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum support Festival of Trees

  Again this year the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum, an all-volunteer organization, supports the Berkshire Museum’s Festival of Trees with a specially decorated tree. The Athenaeum tree is an homage to John Lennon’s Imagine, A Celebration of Tolerance & … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum!

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A North Pole Circus

The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum collaborated with a committee of Athenaeum staff, led by Annemarie Leone, in decorating a tree for this year’s Festival of Trees. In accord with this year’s theme of Under the Big Top, the Athenaeum … Continue reading

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