Berkshire Athenaeum

Pittsfield, MA


  

Thursday October 18, 2018
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10:00 AM
Preschool Play & Learn with Jenn!



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Introduction to Family Search

Registration opens August 27, 2018

Introduction to Family Search

Join volunteers, Jan, Angela and Vera, in learning how to use Familysearch.org for family research.  This is a beginner’s class.  It is highly suggested to take this class along with Organizing Your Records/Introduction to the Census class, Using Vital Records/Beginning Immigration Research class and Introduction to Ancestry.com to achieve the full value of the courses.

Space is limited and Preregistration is required.  This class is offered in the morning only.

 You may also email the Local History Department at  localhistory@pittsfieldlibrary.org or call 413 499-9480 x6 during regular business hours to sign up or for questions.

Please note: We accept your registration as a commitment to attend a session and we will hold a spot for you. If you later find you will not be able to attend, we request that you let us know so we can alert someone on our waiting list. Those who habitually reserve a spot and then don't show may be denied the opportunity to register for future sessions. Thank you.

Sponsored by the The Berkshire Athenaeum and The Berkshire Family History Association.( http://www.berkshire.net/~bfha/)

CONTACT: Ann-Marie Harris  499-9480 x6  annmarie@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab

Registration opens August 27, 2018

Introduction to Family Search

Join volunteers, Jan, Angela and Vera, in learning how to use Familysearch.org for family research.  This is a beginner’s class.  It is highly suggested to take this class along with Organizing Your Records/Introduction to the Census class, Using Vital Records/Beginning Immigration Research class and Introduction to Ancestry.com to achieve the full value of the courses.

Space is limited and Preregistration is required.  This class is offered in the morning only.

 You may also email the Local History Department at  localhistory@pittsfieldlibrary.org or call 413 499-9480 x6 during regular business hours to sign up or for questions.

Please note: We accept your registration as a commitment to attend a session and we will hold a spot for you. If you later find you will not be able to attend, we request that you let us know so we can alert someone on our waiting list. Those who habitually reserve a spot and then don't show may be denied the opportunity to register for future sessions. Thank you.

Sponsored by the The Berkshire Athenaeum and The Berkshire Family History Association.( http://www.berkshire.net/~bfha/)

CONTACT:
  Ann-Marie Harris
  499.9480 x6
  annmarie@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Computer Lab


 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT: Children's Library  (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Friday October 19, 2018
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2:30 PM
Teen Movie Event: Beetlejuice



Teens (ages 13-19) are invited to join us in the auditorium for a snack and movie. The event starts at 2:30pm and the movie will begin at 3pm.

For more information e-mail carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org or call (413) 499-9480 x111

[IMAGE DESCRIPTION: A movie poster for Beetlejuice, the background is a mauve sky filled with clouds, in the foreground there is a black and teal drawing of a house on a hill with a giant sandworm surrounding it, the head of the worm is over the top with its mouth open as though it is preparing to eat the house]

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.

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum  and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

 

CONTACT: Children's Library  (413) 499-9480 x111
LOCATION: Library Auditorium



Teens (ages 13-19) are invited to join us in the auditorium for a snack and movie. The event starts at 2:30pm and the movie will begin at 3pm.

For more information e-mail carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org or call (413) 499-9480 x111

[IMAGE DESCRIPTION: A movie poster for Beetlejuice, the background is a mauve sky filled with clouds, in the foreground there is a black and teal drawing of a house on a hill with a giant sandworm surrounding it, the head of the worm is over the top with its mouth open as though it is preparing to eat the house]

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.

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum  and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  (413) 499.9480 x111
  

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Monday October 22, 2018 - Saturday October 27, 2018
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Friends of Library Week

Come celebrate The Friends 80th Anniversary during Friends of Libraries Week!

Mark your calendar for National Friends of the Library Week. We’ll be wishing a Happy 80th Birthday to our own dedicated Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum with a variety of activities:

  • Monday, October 22: Free cookies!
  • Tuesday, October 23: Half Price Library Store Items and a Special Free Evening Program
  • Wednesday, October 24: Half Price Friends’ Membership and a Free item with every Membership sign up.
  • Thursday, October 25: The Friends Annual General Meeting at 3 pm and an 80th Birthday Cake
  • Friday, October 26: Free cookies!
  • Saturday, October 27: Pumpkin carving
The Friends are an all-volunteer organization that raise money to support so many library services which would otherwise not be possible.
Join the Friends. Membership starts for as little as $10. Membership benefits include entry to the Friends only day at book sales and discounts on Friends merchandise.
Volunteer to help with tasks that are comfortable to you. Let the Friends know you can assist by contacting them (413) 400-9480 x150 or jointhefriends@pittsfieldlibrary.org

Come celebrate The Friends 80th Anniversary during Friends of Libraries Week!

Mark your calendar for National Friends of the Library Week. We’ll be wishing a Happy 80th Birthday to our own dedicated Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum with a variety of activities:

  • Monday, October 22: Free cookies!
  • Tuesday, October 23: Half Price Library Store Items and a Special Free Evening Program
  • Wednesday, October 24: Half Price Friends’ Membership and a Free item with every Membership sign up.
  • Thursday, October 25: The Friends Annual General Meeting at 3 pm and an 80th Birthday Cake
  • Friday, October 26: Free cookies!
  • Saturday, October 27: Pumpkin carving
The Friends are an all-volunteer organization that raise money to support so many library services which would otherwise not be possible.
Join the Friends. Membership starts for as little as $10. Membership benefits include entry to the Friends only day at book sales and discounts on Friends merchandise.
Volunteer to help with tasks that are comfortable to you. Let the Friends know you can assist by contacting them (413) 400-9480 x150 or jointhefriends@pittsfieldlibrary.org
Monday October 22, 2018
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10:00 AM
Tiny Tots Story Time



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
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7:00 PM
Concert by the Banulis, Miller, DeAngelo & Green Jazz Quartet

Join us in the auditorium for a concert by the Banulis, Miller, DeAngelo & Green Jazz Quartet. Enjoy the music of Dave Banulis, bass/guitar, Gary Miller, vibes & MalletKat, Brian DeAngelo, drums & Ed Green, cello.

This program has been approved for Forum Credit for Berkshire Community College students.

Free and open to the public.

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

Join us in the auditorium for a concert by the Banulis, Miller, DeAngelo & Green Jazz Quartet. Enjoy the music of Dave Banulis, bass/guitar, Gary Miller, vibes & MalletKat, Brian DeAngelo, drums & Ed Green, cello.

This program has been approved for Forum Credit for Berkshire Community College students.

Free and open to the public.

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

Tuesday October 23, 2018
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12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Organizational Partnering Roundtable

In partnership with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum, The Nonprofit Center presents its first roundtable discussion on the topic of “organizational partnering.” Almost all of us are doing it in one form or another. We’ll discuss best practices, pitfalls, models of collaboration, and how to choose the right partner.

Participants will meet in the auditorium of the Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library) on Wendell Avenue in Pittsfield and are encouraged to bring lunch. Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum will provide refreshments.

Panelists include Jeff Gagnon, Program Manager at Community Access to the Arts, Alex Reczkowski, Library Director/Berkshire Athenaeum, Christa Collier, Executive Director of Northern Berkshire United Way, and Randy Kinnas, Executive Director of the Berkshire Family YMCA.

This event is free to Berkshire nonprofits but participants must register by emailing elizabeth@npcberkshires.org.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires.

 

CONTACT: Liana Toscanini   413.441.9542
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

In partnership with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum, The Nonprofit Center presents its first roundtable discussion on the topic of “organizational partnering.” Almost all of us are doing it in one form or another. We’ll discuss best practices, pitfalls, models of collaboration, and how to choose the right partner.

Participants will meet in the auditorium of the Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library) on Wendell Avenue in Pittsfield and are encouraged to bring lunch. Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum will provide refreshments.

Panelists include Jeff Gagnon, Program Manager at Community Access to the Arts, Alex Reczkowski, Library Director/Berkshire Athenaeum, Christa Collier, Executive Director of Northern Berkshire United Way, and Randy Kinnas, Executive Director of the Berkshire Family YMCA.

This event is free to Berkshire nonprofits but participants must register by emailing elizabeth@npcberkshires.org.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires.

 

CONTACT:
  Liana Toscanini
   413.441.9542
  

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Tuesday October 23, 2018 - Tuesday November 20, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hands-on Genealogy with Alan Doyle Horbal

Join volunteers, Cathi Iuliano and Susan Bedard and learn the basic outline and instruction on researching the 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940 U.S. Census. Learn how to find your ancestors’ emigration to the U.S. using the http://stevemorse.org website and the www.ellisisland.org website, along with several other databases.  Discover how to search for family members outside of the U.S. using http://familysearch.org.  We will explore England, Canada, Poland and other countries.

All students must have an email account and be computer literate. Classes will be held on Tuesday, Oct 23, Oct 30, Nov 13 and Nov 20. There is NO class NOV 6 due to the Election.  We ask that you attend all four classes.

 

CONTACT: Ann-Marie Harris  499-9480 x6  annmarie@pittsfieldlibrary.org
There are 2 spaces available.

Join volunteers, Cathi Iuliano and Susan Bedard and learn the basic outline and instruction on researching the 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940 U.S. Census. Learn how to find your ancestors’ emigration to the U.S. using the http://stevemorse.org website and the www.ellisisland.org website, along with several other databases.  Discover how to search for family members outside of the U.S. using http://familysearch.org.  We will explore England, Canada, Poland and other countries.

All students must have an email account and be computer literate. Classes will be held on Tuesday, Oct 23, Oct 30, Nov 13 and Nov 20. There is NO class NOV 6 due to the Election.  We ask that you attend all four classes.

 

CONTACT:
  Ann-Marie Harris
  499.9480 x6
  annmarie@pittsfieldlibrary.org

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Hands-on Genealogy with Alan Doyle Horbal

Join volunteers, Cathi Iuliano and Susan Bedard and learn the basic outline and instruction on researching the 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940 U.S. Census. Learn how to find your ancestors’ emigration to the U.S. using the http://stevemorse.org website and the www.ellisisland.org website, along with several other databases.  Discover how to search for family members outside of the U.S. using http://familysearch.org.  We will explore England, Canada, Poland and other countries.

All students must have an email account and be computer literate. Classes will be held on Tuesday, Oct 23, Oct 30, Nov 13 and Nov 20. There is NO class NOV 6 due to the Election.  We ask that you attend all four classes.

YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN COMPUTER TO THIS CLASS ONLY

CONTACT: Ann-Marie Harris  499-9480 x6  annmarie@pittsfieldlibrary.org
There are 8 spaces available.

Join volunteers, Cathi Iuliano and Susan Bedard and learn the basic outline and instruction on researching the 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940 U.S. Census. Learn how to find your ancestors’ emigration to the U.S. using the http://stevemorse.org website and the www.ellisisland.org website, along with several other databases.  Discover how to search for family members outside of the U.S. using http://familysearch.org.  We will explore England, Canada, Poland and other countries.

All students must have an email account and be computer literate. Classes will be held on Tuesday, Oct 23, Oct 30, Nov 13 and Nov 20. There is NO class NOV 6 due to the Election.  We ask that you attend all four classes.

YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN COMPUTER TO THIS CLASS ONLY

CONTACT:
  Ann-Marie Harris
  499.9480 x6
  annmarie@pittsfieldlibrary.org

There are 8 spaces available.

Tuesday October 23, 2018
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7:00 PM
Dan Kennedy in Concert

  

Whisperings and Enlightened Piano Radio pianist Dan Kennedy has performed throughout New England and across the country. Join us in the auditorium for a concert of Classical Crossovers.

This program has been approved for Forum Credit for Berkshire Community College students.

Free and open to the public.

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

  

Whisperings and Enlightened Piano Radio pianist Dan Kennedy has performed throughout New England and across the country. Join us in the auditorium for a concert of Classical Crossovers.

This program has been approved for Forum Credit for Berkshire Community College students.

Free and open to the public.

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

Thursday October 25, 2018
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10:00 AM
Preschool Play & Learn with Jenn!



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT: Children's Library  (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Saturday October 27, 2018
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Pumpkin Carving Spooktacular

The Pittsfield Public Library, in partnership with the Berkshire Seed Library, is excited to host its second annual Pumpkin Carving Spooktacular! Come join us for a day of spooky-themed events for all ages on Saturday, October 27, from 10:00AM to 2:00PM.

We'll provide the pumpkins, courtesy of Whitney's Farm Market & Garden Center,  stencils, and markers, you bring your imagination and sense of wonder! All attendees are encouraged to wear costumes. Don't have a costume? No problem. The Children's Library will have a face-painting station and a mask-making craft. 

But that's not all!

Pittsfield CFCE will be putting on a StoryWalk of The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams. Follow along each page of this children's classic throughout the Library and you too can clomp, clomp, shake, shake, clap, clap along with the spooky characters! 

There will be apple cider, hot chocolate, cookies, candy, and apples courtesy of the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum

The event is free and open to the public. Pumpkins cannot be reserved, and will be available on a first-come-first served basis.

Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult 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.

Sponsored by the Berkshire Seed Library, Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

CONTACT: Alexander Geller  (413) 499-9480 X202  alexander@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

The Pittsfield Public Library, in partnership with the Berkshire Seed Library, is excited to host its second annual Pumpkin Carving Spooktacular! Come join us for a day of spooky-themed events for all ages on Saturday, October 27, from 10:00AM to 2:00PM.

We'll provide the pumpkins, courtesy of Whitney's Farm Market & Garden Center,  stencils, and markers, you bring your imagination and sense of wonder! All attendees are encouraged to wear costumes. Don't have a costume? No problem. The Children's Library will have a face-painting station and a mask-making craft. 

But that's not all!

Pittsfield CFCE will be putting on a StoryWalk of The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams. Follow along each page of this children's classic throughout the Library and you too can clomp, clomp, shake, shake, clap, clap along with the spooky characters! 

There will be apple cider, hot chocolate, cookies, candy, and apples courtesy of the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum

The event is free and open to the public. Pumpkins cannot be reserved, and will be available on a first-come-first served basis.

Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult 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.

Sponsored by the Berkshire Seed Library, Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

CONTACT:
  Alexander Geller
  (413) 499.9480 X202
  alexander@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Monday October 29, 2018
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10:00 AM
Tiny Tots Story Time



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Wednesday October 31, 2018
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10:30 AM
Halloween Parade

Come Trick or Treat through the library in your Halloween costume!

Library staff will be giving out treats (no tricks!). The Halloween Parade begins promptly at 10:30 AM in the Children's Library.

Groups welcome. No registration required. For babies and children up to age 5!  Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or older, at all times.

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.

CONTACT: Children's Library  413 499-9480 x111
LOCATION: Children's Library

Come Trick or Treat through the library in your Halloween costume!

Library staff will be giving out treats (no tricks!). The Halloween Parade begins promptly at 10:30 AM in the Children's Library.

Groups welcome. No registration required. For babies and children up to age 5!  Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or older, at all times.

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.

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  413 499.9480 x111
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Thursday November 1, 2018
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10:00 AM
Preschool Play & Learn with Jenn!



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT: Children's Library  (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Friday November 2, 2018
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
IS183 - Teen Art Space @ the Berkshire Athenaeum

Join us in the auditorium on the 1st Friday of the month for IS 183- Teen Art Space @ the Berkshire Athenaeum!

On November 5th, Lucie Castaldo presents Cyanotypes

Explore one of the first photographic processes named after its signature blue color—cyan. You will expose light sensitive materials to UV light to create your own unique composition of collected items.

Register by calling IS183 @ (413) 298-5252 x100

Space is limited to 15 students
 
Sponsored by IS 183 and the Berkshire Athenaeum.
 

 

CONTACT: IS 183  413 298-5252 x 100
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Join us in the auditorium on the 1st Friday of the month for IS 183- Teen Art Space @ the Berkshire Athenaeum!

On November 5th, Lucie Castaldo presents Cyanotypes

Explore one of the first photographic processes named after its signature blue color—cyan. You will expose light sensitive materials to UV light to create your own unique composition of collected items.

Register by calling IS183 @ (413) 298-5252 x100

Space is limited to 15 students
 
Sponsored by IS 183 and the Berkshire Athenaeum.
 

 

CONTACT:
  IS 183
  413 298.5252 x 100
  

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Monday November 5, 2018
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10:00 AM
Tiny Tots Story Time



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Thursday November 8, 2018
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10:00 AM
Preschool Play & Learn with Jenn!



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT: Children's Library  (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fall Book Sale: Friends Preview 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.
 


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 November 9, 2018
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum Fall Book Sale


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.

 


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 November 10, 2018
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum Fall Book Sale


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.

 


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 November 12, 2018
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10:00 AM
Tiny Tots Story Time



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Thursday November 15, 2018
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10:00 AM
Preschool Play & Learn with Jenn!



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT: Children's Library  (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Monday November 19, 2018
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10:00 AM
Tiny Tots Story Time



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Tuesday November 20, 2018
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6:00 PM
Fall Concert


The Pittsfield High School String Orchestra, directed by Alla Zernitskaya,  presents a Fall Concert.

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


The Pittsfield High School String Orchestra, directed by Alla Zernitskaya,  presents a Fall Concert.

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

Monday November 26, 2018
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10:00 AM
Tiny Tots Story Time



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Tuesday November 27, 2018
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6:30 PM
Craig Harris Concert

Craig Harris presents a concert of Native American Music 

Free and open to the public.

This program may be approved for Forum Credit for Berkshire Community College students. We will update as soon as we know.

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

Craig Harris presents a concert of Native American Music 

Free and open to the public.

This program may be approved for Forum Credit for Berkshire Community College students. We will update as soon as we know.

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

Thursday November 29, 2018
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10:00 AM
Preschool Play & Learn with Jenn!



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT: Children's Library  (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Monday December 3, 2018
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10:00 AM
Tiny Tots Story Time



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Tuesday December 4, 2018
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
How to Pastel Paint Monet’s 'Water Lilies'

Imagine using the actual imagery that inspired Monet to paint his “Water Lily” paintings. Gerg Maichack, a Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) pastel demonstrator, offers a new workshop for sheer beginners to advanced, in which you produce your own Impressionist pastel painting. Maichack shares his water garden photos he took on site at Monet’s home studio in Giverny, France, and will paint with you from the same imagery which Monet painted his famous water lilies.

Supplies will be provided.

Free and open to the public.

Space is limited. Pre-register below or call the Reference Desk at (413) 499-9480 ext 202. 

This program may be approved for Forum Credit for Berkshire Community College students. We will update as soon as we know.

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
There are 25 spaces available.

Imagine using the actual imagery that inspired Monet to paint his “Water Lily” paintings. Gerg Maichack, a Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) pastel demonstrator, offers a new workshop for sheer beginners to advanced, in which you produce your own Impressionist pastel painting. Maichack shares his water garden photos he took on site at Monet’s home studio in Giverny, France, and will paint with you from the same imagery which Monet painted his famous water lilies.

Supplies will be provided.

Free and open to the public.

Space is limited. Pre-register below or call the Reference Desk at (413) 499-9480 ext 202. 

This program may be approved for Forum Credit for Berkshire Community College students. We will update as soon as we know.

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

There are 25 spaces available.

Wednesday December 5, 2018
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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

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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 December 6, 2018
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10:00 AM
Preschool Play & Learn with Jenn!



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT: Children's Library  (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Friday December 7, 2018
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
IS183 - Teen Art Space @ the Berkshire Athenaeum

Join us in the auditorium on the 1st Friday of the month for IS 183- Teen Art Space @ the Berkshire Athenaeum!

This month you can be creative with Paper!

Venture into the realm of the surreal! Combine unlikely objects in your own unique collage and mixed media! Use magazines & drawn images to create worlds and illustrated stories.

Register by calling IS183 @ (413) 298-5252 x100

Space is limited to 15 students
 
Sponsored by IS 183 and the Berkshire Athenaeum.
 

 

CONTACT: IS 183  413 298-5252 x 100
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Join us in the auditorium on the 1st Friday of the month for IS 183- Teen Art Space @ the Berkshire Athenaeum!

This month you can be creative with Paper!

Venture into the realm of the surreal! Combine unlikely objects in your own unique collage and mixed media! Use magazines & drawn images to create worlds and illustrated stories.

Register by calling IS183 @ (413) 298-5252 x100

Space is limited to 15 students
 
Sponsored by IS 183 and the Berkshire Athenaeum.
 

 

CONTACT:
  IS 183
  413 298.5252 x 100
  

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Monday December 10, 2018
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10:00 AM
Tiny Tots Story Time



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 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

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

Thursday December 13, 2018
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10:00 AM
Preschool Play & Learn with Jenn!



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT: Children's Library  (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Monday December 17, 2018
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10:00 AM
Tiny Tots Story Time



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Libations with Librarians

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 Girl waits with gun / Amy Stewart.

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. 

Hotel on North is located at 297 North Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts

 
Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum and Hotel on North.
CONTACT: Alex Geller  413-499-9480 ext 202
LOCATION: Hotel on North

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 Girl waits with gun / Amy Stewart.

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. 

Hotel on North is located at 297 North Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts

 
Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum and Hotel on North.
CONTACT:
  Alex Geller
  413.499.9480 ext 202
  

LOCATION: Hotel on North

Thursday December 20, 2018
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10:00 AM
Preschool Play & Learn with Jenn!



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT: Children's Library  (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Thursday December 27, 2018
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10:00 AM
Preschool Play & Learn with Jenn!



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT: Children's Library  (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library


Lego Club now meets every Thursday at 3:30 PM in the Children's Library!

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.
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Monday December 31, 2018
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10:00 AM
Tiny Tots Story Time



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.

CONTACT:   (413) 499-9480 ext 5
LOCATION: Children's Library



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.

CONTACT:
  
  (413) 499.9480 ext 5
  

LOCATION: Children's Library


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