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We have a nook color!

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Consumer Reports available from Athenaeum website

The Consumer Reports database is now available from the Online Databases page of the Athenaeum website. Long respected as the ultimate no-nonsense resource for consumer information, CR is published by  Consumers Union, an independent, nonprofit organization. CR tests appliances, cars, electronics, … Continue reading

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April/May Computer Lab schedule announced

The Reference Department has finalized the April/May Schedule of sessions in the Computer Lab. Offerings include Blogs & Blogging; Excel; Facebook; Gmail; Job Resources in Learning Express; Linked In; Smart Consumer websites; Useful Free Websites; Word 2007; and a special … Continue reading

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Internet Service Unavailable: Wednesday, October 14

Athenaeum Internet Computers will not be available on Wednesday, October 14, to allow for a service upgrade. CWMARS Network staff will be onsite; and we expect that, following this procedure, the speed of our Internet computers will be noticeably improved. … Continue reading

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Parking Lot Partially Closed:Tuesday, March 10

As part of the Berkshire Athenaeum’s renovations to the Local History and Reference departments, a new rooftop heating and air conditioning unit will be installed on Tuesday, March 10. Getting the unit up to the roof will require the use … Continue reading

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Grand Opening: Monday, October 27, 4:30 pm

Join us in the renovated Local History and Reference Departments for some brief remarks and a tour of our new spaces. See some photos of the yearlong project.

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