Tag Archives: Pittsfield

Conte Community School Story Quilt on Display

Our Main Reading Room hosts the Conte Community School story quilt, a collaborative project of Conte 1st and 3rd graders. Using donated fabric from pants, shirts, pjs, etc. students created quilt squares based on Faith Ringgold’s book, Tar Beach. Guidance … Continue reading

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Local Artist to paint watercolor portrait of Berkshire Athenaeum

The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaum have launched their first public painting event, selecting Pittsfield artist Marguerite Bride to create a watercolor portrait of the library building. The new work will ultimately hang in the main entrance of the Athenaeum, … Continue reading

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Saturday, January 24, 1 pm: Local Author Carole Owens presents program

Carole Owens, author of the sumptuous Berkshire Cottages, presents the glories of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Stories of a star-studded society that included John D. Rockefeller, Edwin H. Lincoln, Herman Melville and Wild Bill Hickok come to life in this history of … Continue reading

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Renovations winding down

On Thursday afternoon, October 9,┬ánew tables arrived for our Computer Lab and Reference Public Internet Computer area. Installers brought in the large tabletop surfaces and attached the legs onsite. The public computers were moved to the new tables in shifts, … Continue reading

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