Berkshire Athenaeum

Pittsfield, MA

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Monday January 22, 2018
   10:00 AM Tint Tots Story Time  
    Contact:    (413) 499-9480 ext 5   
   



For ages Infant to 2

Story time for very young children!

Registration is required  only if your group includes 5 or more children.

Siblings are allowed to come as long as parents are aware that activities  will be intended for the age group listed.

This story time is cosponsored by Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult, age 18 or older, at all times.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electronic publicity for the Berkshire Athenaeum.

    Location: Children's Library

Thursday January 25, 2018
   10:00 AM Preschool Play & Learn with Jenn!  
    Contact:    (413) 499-9480 ext 5   
   



For ages 3 - 5.

Come hear stories, sing songs and play some games!

Registration is required for Preschool Play & Learn only if your group includes 5 or more children.

Siblings are allowed to come as long as parents are aware that activities  will be intended for the age group listed.

This play group is cosponsored by Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult, age 18 or older, at all times.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electronic publicity for the Berkshire Athenaeum.

    Location: Children's Library
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Medicare & Wellness Visits  
   

Ann McDonald from Berkshire Health Systems will be in the auditorium to discuss Medicare's annual wellness visit benefits. She will be available to answer any questions.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electronic publicity for the Berkshire Athenaeum.

 

    Location: Library Auditorium
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Club  
    Contact: Children's Library   (413) 499-9480 ext 5   
   


Meets  the fourth Thursday of each month.

Open to children of all ages!

No registration required.

Children under 10 years old may not be left unattended in the Library.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electronic publicity for the Berkshire Athenaeum.
 

    Location: Library Auditorium

Saturday January 27, 2018
   1:00 PM Very Interesting Lecture Series: Paul Rocheleau  
    Contact:    413 499-9480   
   

 

Join us in the auditorium for the second Very Interesting Lecture of 2018. Photographer and retired BCC professor, Paul Rocheleau will talk about his career and the creation of his books about photography. Brand new copies of his books will be signed and sold at book sale prices. Proceeds to benefit the Berkshire Athenaeum. 

This program is approved for Forum Credit for Berkshire Community College Students.

Free and no registration required.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electronic publicity for the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

 

    Location: Library Auditorium

Monday January 29, 2018
   10:00 AM Tint Tots Story Time  
    Contact:    (413) 499-9480 ext 5   
   



For ages Infant to 2

Story time for very young children!

Registration is required  only if your group includes 5 or more children.

Siblings are allowed to come as long as parents are aware that activities  will be intended for the age group listed.

This story time is cosponsored by Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult, age 18 or older, at all times.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electronic publicity for the Berkshire Athenaeum.

    Location: Children's Library

Wednesday February 7, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Blood Pressure Screenings  
   

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Get cuffed, Berkshires!

Did you know high blood pressure is the silent killer and every 39 seconds an adult dies of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease? A nurse from Berkshire Health Systems will be in the library to take your blood pressure.

No appointment necessary.

Sponsored by Berkshire Health Systems and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Stop in to learn your numbers!

    Location: Wendell Avenue Entrance

Friday February 9, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Overdose Management & Narcan training  
    Contact: Alex Geller   413 499-9480 x 202   alexander@pittsfieldlibrary.org
   

Cathleen Vidoli from Healthy Steps will be offering overdose management and Narcan administration training.  Participants will learn what measures one should take when responding to opioid overdoses (including fentanyl and cardentanil concerns). The class will cover overdose prevention techniques, signs of an overdose, rescue breathing, and narcan administration. All attendees will receive an overdose response kit, including Narcan nasal spray, to take with them after the training. 

The class is free and open to the public. Class size is limited and registration is required.

You may register below or call 413-499-9480 ext. 202 to register or if you have any questions.

Please note: A library card is not required to register.

Berkshire County offers many local substance use recovery services. Please visit the Massachusetts Substance use helpline website at https://helplinema.org or call (800) 327-5050 to learn more about your options. Helpline services are free and confidential. Their caring, trained Specialists will help you understand the treatment system and your options.

    Location: Athenaeum Room

Monday February 12, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Get Tested at the Library  
   

The Berkshire Athenaeum is partnering with the Berkshire Medical Center's State Clinic to offer free, confidential health screenings on a walk-in basis. Clinic staff will perform testing for STD, HIV, and Hepatitis C at the library’s balcony level meeting room on the second Monday of each month.. All testing is confidential and notifications and follow-up services will be provided by clinic staff.

    Location: Athenaeum Room

Monday February 19, 2018
     Library closed in observance of President's Day  
   

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Tuesday February 20, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Libations with Librarians  
    Contact: Alex Geller   413-499-9480 ext 202   
   

Hotel on North is excited to team up with the Berkshire Athenaeum for Libations with Librarians -- a monthly book club in the Lounge!

This month Berkshire Athenaeum Outreach Librarian Alex Geller will lead a discussion of The Sellout  by Paul Beatty.

Copies of the book may be requested through the Reference Department at the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Grab a pint or just grab a seat! We'd love to see you in the Lounge and share this experience with you. 

Please note that this month only we will be meeting on a Tuesday night.

Hotel on North is located at 297 North Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts
 
Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum and Hotel on North.
    Location: Hotel on North

Wednesday February 21, 2018
   7:00 PM Classical Music Concert  
   

 

  

Join us in the auditorium for a  classical music concert performed by clarinetist Paul Green, mezzo-soprano

Marjorie Dix and pianist David Anderegg, including music by Mozart, Ludwig Spohr and others.

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electronic publicity for the Berkshire Athenaeum.

 

    Location: Library Auditorium

Wednesday March 7, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Blood Pressure Screenings  
   

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Get cuffed, Berkshires!

Did you know high blood pressure is the silent killer and every 39 seconds an adult dies of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease? A nurse from Berkshire Health Systems will be in the library to take your blood pressure.

No appointment necessary.

Sponsored by Berkshire Health Systems and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Stop in to learn your numbers!

    Location: Wendell Avenue Entrance

Thursday March 8, 2018
   4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Booksale: Friends Preview Sale Night  
   


Thousands of items: hardcovers, paperbacks, DVDs, CDs, something for the whole family.

Proceeds from these sales sponsored by the Friends of the Library support library activities.

Please note this evening is an exclusive sale for members of the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum only. Not a member? A membership table will be available at the entrance to the sale.
We are starting one hour earlier than usual!


Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electronic publicity for the Berkshire Athenaeum.
 


Friday March 9, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Booksale  
   


Thousands of items: hardcovers, paperbacks, DVDs, CDs, something for the whole family.

Proceeds from these sales sponsored by the Friends of the Library support library activities.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electronic publicity for the Berkshire Athenaeum.

 


Saturday March 10, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Booksale  
   


Thousands of items: hardcovers, paperbacks, DVDs, CDs, something for the whole family.

Proceeds from these sales sponsored by the Friends of the Library support library activities.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electronic publicity for the Berkshire Athenaeum.

 


Monday March 12, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Get Tested at the Library  
   

The Berkshire Athenaeum is partnering with the Berkshire Medical Center's State Clinic to offer free, confidential health screenings on a walk-in basis. Clinic staff will perform testing for STD, HIV, and Hepatitis C at the library’s balcony level meeting room on the second Monday of each month.. All testing is confidential and notifications and follow-up services will be provided by clinic staff.

    Location: Athenaeum Room

Wednesday April 4, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Blood Pressure Screenings  
   

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Get cuffed, Berkshires!

Did you know high blood pressure is the silent killer and every 39 seconds an adult dies of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease? A nurse from Berkshire Health Systems will be in the library to take your blood pressure.

No appointment necessary.

Sponsored by Berkshire Health Systems and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Stop in to learn your numbers!

    Location: Wendell Avenue Entrance

Monday April 9, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Get Tested at the Library  
   

The Berkshire Athenaeum is partnering with the Berkshire Medical Center's State Clinic to offer free, confidential health screenings on a walk-in basis. Clinic staff will perform testing for STD, HIV, and Hepatitis C at the library’s balcony level meeting room on the second Monday of each month.. All testing is confidential and notifications and follow-up services will be provided by clinic staff.

    Location: Athenaeum Room

Wednesday May 2, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Blood Pressure Screenings  
   

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Get cuffed, Berkshires!

Did you know high blood pressure is the silent killer and every 39 seconds an adult dies of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease? A nurse from Berkshire Health Systems will be in the library to take your blood pressure.

No appointment necessary.

Sponsored by Berkshire Health Systems and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Stop in to learn your numbers!

    Location: Wendell Avenue Entrance

Monday May 14, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Get Tested at the Library  
   

The Berkshire Athenaeum is partnering with the Berkshire Medical Center's State Clinic to offer free, confidential health screenings on a walk-in basis. Clinic staff will perform testing for STD, HIV, and Hepatitis C at the library’s balcony level meeting room on the second Monday of each month.. All testing is confidential and notifications and follow-up services will be provided by clinic staff.

    Location: Athenaeum Room

Wednesday June 6, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Blood Pressure Screenings  
   

Image result for get cuffed berkshires

Get cuffed, Berkshires!

Did you know high blood pressure is the silent killer and every 39 seconds an adult dies of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease? A nurse from Berkshire Health Systems will be in the library to take your blood pressure.

No appointment necessary.

Sponsored by Berkshire Health Systems and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Stop in to learn your numbers!

    Location: Wendell Avenue Entrance

Monday June 11, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Get Tested at the Library  
   

The Berkshire Athenaeum is partnering with the Berkshire Medical Center's State Clinic to offer free, confidential health screenings on a walk-in basis. Clinic staff will perform testing for STD, HIV, and Hepatitis C at the library’s balcony level meeting room on the second Monday of each month.. All testing is confidential and notifications and follow-up services will be provided by clinic staff.

    Location: Athenaeum Room

Monday July 9, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Get Tested at the Library  
   

The Berkshire Athenaeum is partnering with the Berkshire Medical Center's State Clinic to offer free, confidential health screenings on a walk-in basis. Clinic staff will perform testing for STD, HIV, and Hepatitis C at the library’s balcony level meeting room on the second Monday of each month.. All testing is confidential and notifications and follow-up services will be provided by clinic staff.

    Location: Athenaeum Room

Wednesday August 1, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Blood Pressure Screenings  
   

Image result for get cuffed berkshires

Get cuffed, Berkshires!

Did you know high blood pressure is the silent killer and every 39 seconds an adult dies of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease? A nurse from Berkshire Health Systems will be in the library to take your blood pressure.

No appointment necessary.

Sponsored by Berkshire Health Systems and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Stop in to learn your numbers!

    Location: Wendell Avenue Entrance

Monday August 13, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Get Tested at the Library  
   

The Berkshire Athenaeum is partnering with the Berkshire Medical Center's State Clinic to offer free, confidential health screenings on a walk-in basis. Clinic staff will perform testing for STD, HIV, and Hepatitis C at the library’s balcony level meeting room on the second Monday of each month.. All testing is confidential and notifications and follow-up services will be provided by clinic staff.

    Location: Athenaeum Room

Wednesday September 5, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Blood Pressure Screenings  
   

Image result for get cuffed berkshires

Get cuffed, Berkshires!

Did you know high blood pressure is the silent killer and every 39 seconds an adult dies of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease? A nurse from Berkshire Health Systems will be in the library to take your blood pressure.

No appointment necessary.

Sponsored by Berkshire Health Systems and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Stop in to learn your numbers!

    Location: Wendell Avenue Entrance

Monday September 10, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Get Tested at the Library  
   

The Berkshire Athenaeum is partnering with the Berkshire Medical Center's State Clinic to offer free, confidential health screenings on a walk-in basis. Clinic staff will perform testing for STD, HIV, and Hepatitis C at the library’s balcony level meeting room on the second Monday of each month.. All testing is confidential and notifications and follow-up services will be provided by clinic staff.

    Location: Athenaeum Room

Wednesday October 3, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Blood Pressure Screenings  
   

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Get cuffed, Berkshires!

Did you know high blood pressure is the silent killer and every 39 seconds an adult dies of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease? A nurse from Berkshire Health Systems will be in the library to take your blood pressure.

No appointment necessary.

Sponsored by Berkshire Health Systems and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Stop in to learn your numbers!

    Location: Wendell Avenue Entrance

Monday October 8, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Get Tested at the Library  
   

The Berkshire Athenaeum is partnering with the Berkshire Medical Center's State Clinic to offer free, confidential health screenings on a walk-in basis. Clinic staff will perform testing for STD, HIV, and Hepatitis C at the library’s balcony level meeting room on the second Monday of each month.. All testing is confidential and notifications and follow-up services will be provided by clinic staff.

    Location: Athenaeum Room

Wednesday November 7, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Blood Pressure Screenings  
   

Image result for get cuffed berkshires

Get cuffed, Berkshires!

Did you know high blood pressure is the silent killer and every 39 seconds an adult dies of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease? A nurse from Berkshire Health Systems will be in the library to take your blood pressure.

No appointment necessary.

Sponsored by Berkshire Health Systems and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Stop in to learn your numbers!

    Location: Wendell Avenue Entrance

Monday November 12, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Get Tested at the Library  
   

The Berkshire Athenaeum is partnering with the Berkshire Medical Center's State Clinic to offer free, confidential health screenings on a walk-in basis. Clinic staff will perform testing for STD, HIV, and Hepatitis C at the library’s balcony level meeting room on the second Monday of each month.. All testing is confidential and notifications and follow-up services will be provided by clinic staff.

    Location: Athenaeum Room

Wednesday December 5, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Blood Pressure Screenings  
   

Image result for get cuffed berkshires

Get cuffed, Berkshires!

Did you know high blood pressure is the silent killer and every 39 seconds an adult dies of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease? A nurse from Berkshire Health Systems will be in the library to take your blood pressure.

No appointment necessary.

Sponsored by Berkshire Health Systems and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Stop in to learn your numbers!

    Location: Wendell Avenue Entrance

Monday December 10, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Get Tested at the Library  
   

The Berkshire Athenaeum is partnering with the Berkshire Medical Center's State Clinic to offer free, confidential health screenings on a walk-in basis. Clinic staff will perform testing for STD, HIV, and Hepatitis C at the library’s balcony level meeting room on the second Monday of each month.. All testing is confidential and notifications and follow-up services will be provided by clinic staff.

    Location: Athenaeum Room

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