Tag Archives: Young Adults

Teen Book Giveaway: Monday, April 14 – Saturday, April 19

Teen Book Giveaway returns in April: Monday, April 14, through Saturday, April 19. All teens are encouraged to stop by the Young Adults’ Department and select a free book or magazine while supplies last. Limit of one free item per … Continue reading

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Call Me Melville for Kids

A variety of programs are offered this summer as we bring Call Me Melville – to the kids!  All are sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum. Writing Workshops with Author Jana Laiz In these workshops, writers will be … Continue reading

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Short Story Contest Winners announced!

The Berkshire Athenaeum’s Children’s Library is pleased to announce the winners of the Annual Short Story Writing Contest. Stories were judged on their originality, appeal and writing style.  Winning entries, Honorable Mentions and works of merit will be bound and … Continue reading

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Young Adult Short Story Writing Contest: Cash Prizes!

The Berkshire Athenaeum and The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum are pleased to announce the 14th Annual Short Story Writing Contest for Young Adults. Contest opens Wednesday, June 1, 2011.   Entry Form available here and at the Children’s desk.  There … Continue reading

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Chess for Kids: Saturday, September 18

After a summer hiatus, Chess for Kids returns on Saturday, September 18, from 10 am – 12 noon. Kids of all ages (up to 18) are invited to drop by the Young Adult Department for chess matches on the 1st … Continue reading

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Short Story Writing Contest winners announced!

Winners of the Athenaeum’s annual Short Story Writing contest have been announced by the Children’s Library.  Ages 5-6 Division: 1st Place: Isaac Douglas Corbett – “The Campout Mystery”; 2nd Place: Ian Patrick Corbett – “Bunny and Mouse”; Honorable Mention: Hannah … Continue reading

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Saturday, May 15: Chess for Kids

Kids up to age 18 are invited to drop by the Young Adults department, 10 am – 12 noon, on the 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month to play chess.  All skill levels welcome. Free. Sponsored by the Pittsfield … Continue reading

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