Berkshire Athenaeum

Pittsfield, MA


  

Tuesday January 22, 2019
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Libations with Librarians

Please note that due to the Martin Luther King Jr, holiday on Monday, January 21, book group will be on Tuesday evening this month.

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, guest moderator Leslie  will lead a discussion of Convenience store woman / Sayaka Murata ; translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori.

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

Please note that due to the Martin Luther King Jr, holiday on Monday, January 21, book group will be on Tuesday evening this month.

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, guest moderator Leslie  will lead a discussion of Convenience store woman / Sayaka Murata ; translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori.

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

Wednesday January 23, 2019
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3:30 PM
Snack & Story Time

Take a break and join us for an afternoon snack (provided) and story! 

Best suited for children 3-9 and siblings are welcome.

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Friends of 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: Children's Library  413 499-9480 x203
LOCATION: Children's Library

Take a break and join us for an afternoon snack (provided) and story! 

Best suited for children 3-9 and siblings are welcome.

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Friends of 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:
  Children's Library
  413 499.9480 x203
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Thursday January 24, 2019
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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
Fandom Thursdays

Join us every Thursday for a casual group for teens (13-19) to meet and talk about their interests in various fandoms (anime, video games, literature, television, etc.)

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

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 x111  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Library

Join us every Thursday for a casual group for teens (13-19) to meet and talk about their interests in various fandoms (anime, video games, literature, television, etc.)

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

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 x111
  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult 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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6:30 PM
Moby-Dick Film Festival

Berkshire County Historical Society presents the first Moby-Dick Film Festival ever produced, compiled by the Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead and presented with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Join us in the auditorium for the second night of the Film Festival when there will be assorted short films including ‘Willy, the Whale,’ ‘The Whalers,’ and Jack Aranson’s one-man show, MobyDick.

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

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berskhire County Historical Society.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electron

 

CONTACT: Reference Department  413 499-9480 x202  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Berkshire County Historical Society presents the first Moby-Dick Film Festival ever produced, compiled by the Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead and presented with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Join us in the auditorium for the second night of the Film Festival when there will be assorted short films including ‘Willy, the Whale,’ ‘The Whalers,’ and Jack Aranson’s one-man show, MobyDick.

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

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berskhire County Historical Society.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electron

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  413 499.9480 x202
  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Monday January 28, 2019
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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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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Indivisible Pittsfield welcomes Legislators

Indivisible Pittsfield and the League of Women voters  invited elected officials Tricia Farley Bouvier, Smitty Pignatelli, and Adam Hinds to speak about the 2019 Legislative Agenda followed by an audience Q and A period.

Contact:
Drew Herzig - Indivisible Pittsfield
413-344-9760
drewherzig@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Indivisible Pittsfield and the League of Women voters  invited elected officials Tricia Farley Bouvier, Smitty Pignatelli, and Adam Hinds to speak about the 2019 Legislative Agenda followed by an audience Q and A period.

Contact:
Drew Herzig - Indivisible Pittsfield
413-344-9760
drewherzig@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Tuesday January 29, 2019
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Tech Tuesdays

Teens (13-19) will meet bi-weekly to work on coding foundations for website design.

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

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 x111  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Library

Teens (13-19) will meet bi-weekly to work on coding foundations for website design.

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

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 x111
  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult Library

Wednesday January 30, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Income Tax Wednesday- Free Tax Preparation

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT: B.C.A.C.  413.418.3658
LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT:
  B.C.A.C.
  413.418.3658
  

LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

Thursday January 31, 2019
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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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1:00 PM
Yoga in the Auditorium

Yoga in the auditorium! A class for all levels of ability led by Amanda Raymond, LMHC, YTT 200.

Please bring a yoga mat. 

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

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 electron

 

CONTACT: Reference Department  413 499-9480 x202  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Yoga in the auditorium! A class for all levels of ability led by Amanda Raymond, LMHC, YTT 200.

Please bring a yoga mat. 

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

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 electron

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  413 499.9480 x202
  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fandom Thursdays

Join us every Thursday for a casual group for teens (13-19) to meet and talk about their interests in various fandoms (anime, video games, literature, television, etc.)

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

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 x111  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Library

Join us every Thursday for a casual group for teens (13-19) to meet and talk about their interests in various fandoms (anime, video games, literature, television, etc.)

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

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 x111
  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult 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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6:30 PM
Moby-Dick Film Festival

Berkshire County Historical Society presents the first Moby-Dick Film Festival ever produced, compiled by the Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead and presented with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Join us in the auditorium for the third evening of the Film Festival for a showing of  MOBY DICK (1930) starring John Barrymore, Joan Bennett and Lloyd Hughes.

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

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berskhire County Historical Society.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electron

 

CONTACT: Reference Department  413 499-9480 x202  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Berkshire County Historical Society presents the first Moby-Dick Film Festival ever produced, compiled by the Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead and presented with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Join us in the auditorium for the third evening of the Film Festival for a showing of  MOBY DICK (1930) starring John Barrymore, Joan Bennett and Lloyd Hughes.

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

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berskhire County Historical Society.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electron

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  413 499.9480 x202
  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Friday February 1, 2019
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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!

Teens (ages 13-19) are invited to come try a unique and fun artistic technique for FREE!

This month you can make a Keepsake Box!

Build & personalize your own wooden memory box. Learn to decoupage using decorative collage papers, embellish with 3D elements including metal, jewels, ribbon & more. Feel free to bring your own photos or decorative items to add to your box!

Register online 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!

Teens (ages 13-19) are invited to come try a unique and fun artistic technique for FREE!

This month you can make a Keepsake Box!

Build & personalize your own wooden memory box. Learn to decoupage using decorative collage papers, embellish with 3D elements including metal, jewels, ribbon & more. Feel free to bring your own photos or decorative items to add to your box!

Register online 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 February 4, 2019
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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 February 6, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Income Tax Wednesday- Free Tax Preparation

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT: B.C.A.C.  413.418.3658
LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT:
  B.C.A.C.
  413.418.3658
  

LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

Thursday February 7, 2019
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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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1:00 PM
Yoga in the Auditorium

Yoga in the auditorium! A class for all levels of ability led by Amanda Raymond, LMHC, YTT 200.

Please bring a yoga mat. 

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

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 electron

 

CONTACT: Reference Department  413 499-9480 x202  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Yoga in the auditorium! A class for all levels of ability led by Amanda Raymond, LMHC, YTT 200.

Please bring a yoga mat. 

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

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 electron

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  413 499.9480 x202
  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fandom Thursdays

Join us every Thursday for a casual group for teens (13-19) to meet and talk about their interests in various fandoms (anime, video games, literature, television, etc.)

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

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 x111  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Library

Join us every Thursday for a casual group for teens (13-19) to meet and talk about their interests in various fandoms (anime, video games, literature, television, etc.)

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

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 x111
  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult 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 February 8, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Overdose Management & Narcan training

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 we are requesting particapants to register.

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.

CONTACT: Alex Geller  413 499-9480 x 202  alexander@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Athenaeum Room
There are 10 spaces available.

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 we are requesting particapants to register.

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.

CONTACT:
  Alex Geller
  413 499.9480 x 202
  alexander@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Monday February 11, 2019
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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

Tuesday February 12, 2019
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Tech Tuesdays

Teens (13-19) will meet bi-weekly to work on coding foundations for website design.

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

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 x111  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Library

Teens (13-19) will meet bi-weekly to work on coding foundations for website design.

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

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 x111
  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult Library

 
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6:30 PM
Moby-Dick Film Festival

Berkshire County Historical Society presents the first Moby-Dick Film Festival ever produced, compiled by the Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead and presented with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Join us in the auditorium for MOBY DICK, THE MINI-SERIES, PART 1 Starring Patrick Stewart, Henry Thomas, Ted Levine, Dominic Purcell and Gregory Peck as Father Mapple

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

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berskhire County Historical Society.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electron

 

CONTACT: Reference Department  413 499-9480 x202  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Berkshire County Historical Society presents the first Moby-Dick Film Festival ever produced, compiled by the Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead and presented with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Join us in the auditorium for MOBY DICK, THE MINI-SERIES, PART 1 Starring Patrick Stewart, Henry Thomas, Ted Levine, Dominic Purcell and Gregory Peck as Father Mapple

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

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berskhire County Historical Society.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electron

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  413 499.9480 x202
  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Wednesday February 13, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Income Tax Wednesday- Free Tax Preparation

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT: B.C.A.C.  413.418.3658
LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT:
  B.C.A.C.
  413.418.3658
  

LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

Thursday February 14, 2019
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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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1:00 PM
Yoga in the Auditorium

Yoga in the auditorium! A class for all levels of ability led by Amanda Raymond, LMHC, YTT 200.

Please bring a yoga mat. 

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

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 electron

 

CONTACT: Reference Department  413 499-9480 x202  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Yoga in the auditorium! A class for all levels of ability led by Amanda Raymond, LMHC, YTT 200.

Please bring a yoga mat. 

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

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 electron

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  413 499.9480 x202
  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fandom Thursdays

Join us every Thursday for a casual group for teens (13-19) to meet and talk about their interests in various fandoms (anime, video games, literature, television, etc.)

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

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 x111  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Library

Join us every Thursday for a casual group for teens (13-19) to meet and talk about their interests in various fandoms (anime, video games, literature, television, etc.)

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

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 x111
  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult 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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6:30 PM
Moby-Dick Film Festival

Berkshire County Historical Society presents the first Moby-Dick Film Festival ever produced, compiled by the Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead and presented with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Join us in the auditorium for MOBY DICK, THE MINI-SERIES, PART 2 Starring Patrick Stewart, Henry Thomas, Ted Levine, Dominic Purcell and Gregory Peck as Father Mapple

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

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berskhire County Historical Society.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electron

 

CONTACT: Reference Department  413 499-9480 x202  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Berkshire County Historical Society presents the first Moby-Dick Film Festival ever produced, compiled by the Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead and presented with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Join us in the auditorium for MOBY DICK, THE MINI-SERIES, PART 2 Starring Patrick Stewart, Henry Thomas, Ted Levine, Dominic Purcell and Gregory Peck as Father Mapple

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

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berskhire County Historical Society.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electron

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  413 499.9480 x202
  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Saturday February 16, 2019
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2:00 PM
Sunday Strummers Ukulele Ensemble

Join us in the auditorium for a concert by the Sunday Strummers Ukulele Ensemble. Listen to ukulele music and songs which will set the mood for Valentine's Day!

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

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 electron

 

CONTACT: Reference Department  413 499-9480 x202  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Join us in the auditorium for a concert by the Sunday Strummers Ukulele Ensemble. Listen to ukulele music and songs which will set the mood for Valentine's Day!

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

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 electron

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  413 499.9480 x202
  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Monday February 18, 2019
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Library closed in observance of President's Day

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Tuesday February 19, 2019
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6:30 PM
Moby-Dick Film Festival

Berkshire County Historical Society presents the first Moby-Dick Film Festival ever produced, compiled by the Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead and presented with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Join us in the auditorium for AGE OF THE DRAGONS (2011) with Danny Glover, Vinnie Jones, Corey Sevier and Sofia Pernas.

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

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berskhire County Historical Society.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electron

 

CONTACT: Reference Department  413 499-9480 x202  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Berkshire County Historical Society presents the first Moby-Dick Film Festival ever produced, compiled by the Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead and presented with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Join us in the auditorium for AGE OF THE DRAGONS (2011) with Danny Glover, Vinnie Jones, Corey Sevier and Sofia Pernas.

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

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berskhire County Historical Society.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electron

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  413 499.9480 x202
  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Wednesday February 20, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Income Tax Wednesday- Free Tax Preparation

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT: B.C.A.C.  413.418.3658
LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT:
  B.C.A.C.
  413.418.3658
  

LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

 
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1:00 PM
Animal Tracks and Signs

Learn About Local Animal Tracks and Signs with Mass Audubon.

Best suited for children 6-13 and sibling are welcome.

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by Massachusetts Audubon Society 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: Children's Library  413 499-9480 x203
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Learn About Local Animal Tracks and Signs with Mass Audubon.

Best suited for children 6-13 and sibling are welcome.

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by Massachusetts Audubon Society 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:
  Children's Library
  413 499.9480 x203
  

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

 
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3:30 PM
Snack & Story Time

Take a break and join us for an afternoon snack (provided) and story! 

Best suited for children 3-9 and siblings are welcome.

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Friends of 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: Children's Library  413 499-9480 x203
LOCATION: Children's Library

Take a break and join us for an afternoon snack (provided) and story! 

Best suited for children 3-9 and siblings are welcome.

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Friends of 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:
  Children's Library
  413 499.9480 x203
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Thursday February 21, 2019
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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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1:00 PM
Yoga in the Auditorium

Yoga in the auditorium! A class for all levels of ability led by Amanda Raymond, LMHC, YTT 200.

Please bring a yoga mat. 

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

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 electron

 

CONTACT: Reference Department  413 499-9480 x202  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Yoga in the auditorium! A class for all levels of ability led by Amanda Raymond, LMHC, YTT 200.

Please bring a yoga mat. 

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

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 electron

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  413 499.9480 x202
  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fandom Thursdays

Join us every Thursday for a casual group for teens (13-19) to meet and talk about their interests in various fandoms (anime, video games, literature, television, etc.)

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

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 x111  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Library

Join us every Thursday for a casual group for teens (13-19) to meet and talk about their interests in various fandoms (anime, video games, literature, television, etc.)

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

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 x111
  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult 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 February 22, 2019
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1:00 PM
Movie: Toy Story


Join us in the auditorium for the movie Toy Story and snacks!

This event is 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.

No registration required.

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

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

CONTACT: Children's Library  (413) 499-9480 x203
LOCATION: Library Auditorium


Join us in the auditorium for the movie Toy Story and snacks!

This event is 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.

No registration required.

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

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  (413) 499.9480 x203
  

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Comic Book Workshop

Join us for a two-hour workshop for teens (ages 13-19) covering subjects related to the creation of comics and zines.

Registration is required by calling 413-499-9480 x111. 

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

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 x111
LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

Join us for a two-hour workshop for teens (ages 13-19) covering subjects related to the creation of comics and zines.

Registration is required by calling 413-499-9480 x111. 

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

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 x111
  

LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

Monday February 25, 2019
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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 February 26, 2019
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Tech Tuesdays

Teens (13-19) will meet bi-weekly to work on coding foundations for website design.

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

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 x111  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Library

Teens (13-19) will meet bi-weekly to work on coding foundations for website design.

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

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 x111
  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult Library

Wednesday February 27, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Income Tax Wednesday- Free Tax Preparation

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT: B.C.A.C.  413.418.3658
LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT:
  B.C.A.C.
  413.418.3658
  

LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

Thursday February 28, 2019
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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
Fandom Thursdays

Join us every Thursday for a casual group for teens (13-19) to meet and talk about their interests in various fandoms (anime, video games, literature, television, etc.)

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

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 x111  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Library

Join us every Thursday for a casual group for teens (13-19) to meet and talk about their interests in various fandoms (anime, video games, literature, television, etc.)

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

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 x111
  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult 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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6:30 PM
Moby-Dick Film Festival

Berkshire County Historical Society presents the first Moby-Dick Film Festival ever produced, compiled by the Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead and presented with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Join us in the auditorium for Jake Heggie’s opera MOBY-DICK.  This production features the San Francisco Opera with Jay Hunter Morris as Ahab.

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

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berskhire County Historical Society.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electron

 

CONTACT: Reference Department  413 499-9480 x202  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Berkshire County Historical Society presents the first Moby-Dick Film Festival ever produced, compiled by the Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead and presented with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Join us in the auditorium for Jake Heggie’s opera MOBY-DICK.  This production features the San Francisco Opera with Jay Hunter Morris as Ahab.

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

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berskhire County Historical Society.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electron

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  413 499.9480 x202
  info@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Friday March 1, 2019
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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!

Teens (ages 13-19) are invited to come try a unique and fun artistic technique for FREE!

This month join us for Expressive Illustration, Part 1.

Discover a secret world through a keyhole! Learn expressive art techniques that illustrate ideas about ourselves. Explore your personality as we try illustration techniques & create original artwork to express all that makes you, YOU!

Register online or 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!

Teens (ages 13-19) are invited to come try a unique and fun artistic technique for FREE!

This month join us for Expressive Illustration, Part 1.

Discover a secret world through a keyhole! Learn expressive art techniques that illustrate ideas about ourselves. Explore your personality as we try illustration techniques & create original artwork to express all that makes you, YOU!

Register online or 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 March 4, 2019
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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 March 5, 2019
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6:00 PM
Cinema of Law: The Accused

Cinema of Law returns for a new season.

 "The Accused" (1988) will be introduced by Berkshire County District Attorney Andrea Harrington. "The Accused" is a fictionalized account of the 1984 trial of the men accused in the gang rape of a woman at Big Dan’s Tavern in New Bedford. The film considers both how victims are often blamed in rape cases, and what responsibilities bystanders might have who are witnesses to a crime. 

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

Free and no registration required.

The Cinema of Law series presents law related films and commentary. It is  a collaboration among the Berkshire Law Library, the Berkshire Bar Association and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum .

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Cinema of Law returns for a new season.

 "The Accused" (1988) will be introduced by Berkshire County District Attorney Andrea Harrington. "The Accused" is a fictionalized account of the 1984 trial of the men accused in the gang rape of a woman at Big Dan’s Tavern in New Bedford. The film considers both how victims are often blamed in rape cases, and what responsibilities bystanders might have who are witnesses to a crime. 

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

Free and no registration required.

The Cinema of Law series presents law related films and commentary. It is  a collaboration among the Berkshire Law Library, the Berkshire Bar Association and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum .

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Wednesday March 6, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Income Tax Wednesday- Free Tax Preparation

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT: B.C.A.C.  413.418.3658
LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT:
  B.C.A.C.
  413.418.3658
  

LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

Thursday March 7, 2019
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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 March 9, 2019
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10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
St. Patrick's Day Library Scavenger Hunt

Join the St. Patrick's Day Library Scavenger Hunt!

Follow clues through the entire library in search of the end of the rainbow!

All ages are welcome. Registration is required. Please call (413 499-9480 ext 111) or stop by the Children's Library to register.

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.

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

 

CONTACT: Children's Library  413 499-9480 x203
LOCATION: Children's Library

Join the St. Patrick's Day Library Scavenger Hunt!

Follow clues through the entire library in search of the end of the rainbow!

All ages are welcome. Registration is required. Please call (413 499-9480 ext 111) or stop by the Children's Library to register.

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.

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum.

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  413 499.9480 x203
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Monday March 11, 2019
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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

Tuesday March 12, 2019
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Tech Tuesdays

Teens (13-19) will meet bi-weekly to work on coding foundations for website design.

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

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 x111  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Library

Teens (13-19) will meet bi-weekly to work on coding foundations for website design.

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

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 x111
  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult Library

 
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6:00 PM
Cinema of Law:The Peyote Road

Cinema of Law returns for a new season.

 "The Peyote Road" (1996) will be introduced by Attorney Eva Schatz, Berkshire Center for Justice.  "The Peyote Road" chronicles the struggle by Native Americans to legalize their use of the psychoactive cactus peyote in their traditional religious rituals. 

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

Free and no registration required.

The Cinema of Law series presents law related films and commentary. It is  a collaboration among the Berkshire Law Library, the Berkshire Bar Association and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum .

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Cinema of Law returns for a new season.

 "The Peyote Road" (1996) will be introduced by Attorney Eva Schatz, Berkshire Center for Justice.  "The Peyote Road" chronicles the struggle by Native Americans to legalize their use of the psychoactive cactus peyote in their traditional religious rituals. 

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

Free and no registration required.

The Cinema of Law series presents law related films and commentary. It is  a collaboration among the Berkshire Law Library, the Berkshire Bar Association and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum .

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Wednesday March 13, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Income Tax Wednesday- Free Tax Preparation

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT: B.C.A.C.  413.418.3658
LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT:
  B.C.A.C.
  413.418.3658
  

LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

Thursday March 14, 2019
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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
Spring 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 March 15, 2019
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum Spring 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 March 16, 2019
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum Spring 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 March 18, 2019
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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 March 19, 2019
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6:00 PM
Cinema of Law: Gideon's Army

Cinema of Law returns for a new season.

 "Gideon's Army" (2013) will be introduced by retired public defender Richard LeBlanc. "Gideon’s Army" is a documentary film that follows three young attorneys from a public defenders’ office in the South as they go over police reports, meet with clients, go over closing arguments in court, and share their worries while a jury deliberates on a verdict.

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

Free and no registration required.

The Cinema of Law series presents law related films and commentary. It is  a collaboration among the Berkshire Law Library, the Berkshire Bar Association and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum .

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Cinema of Law returns for a new season.

 "Gideon's Army" (2013) will be introduced by retired public defender Richard LeBlanc. "Gideon’s Army" is a documentary film that follows three young attorneys from a public defenders’ office in the South as they go over police reports, meet with clients, go over closing arguments in court, and share their worries while a jury deliberates on a verdict.

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

Free and no registration required.

The Cinema of Law series presents law related films and commentary. It is  a collaboration among the Berkshire Law Library, the Berkshire Bar Association and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum .

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Wednesday March 20, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Income Tax Wednesday- Free Tax Preparation

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT: B.C.A.C.  413.418.3658
LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT:
  B.C.A.C.
  413.418.3658
  

LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

Thursday March 21, 2019
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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 March 25, 2019
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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 March 26, 2019
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Tech Tuesdays

Teens (13-19) will meet bi-weekly to work on coding foundations for website design.

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

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 x111  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Library

Teens (13-19) will meet bi-weekly to work on coding foundations for website design.

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

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 x111
  carli@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult Library

 
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6:00 PM
Cinema of Law: Bob Roberts

Cinema of Law returns for a new season.

 "Bob Roberts" (1992) will be introduced by Attorney Michael Hinkley This satirical film follows the political career of the fictitious Bob Roberts, a millionaire businessman and musician who runs for the U.S. Senate with an ultra-conservative populist campaign.  

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

Free and no registration required.

The Cinema of Law series presents law related films and commentary. It is  a collaboration among the Berkshire Law Library, the Berkshire Bar Association and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum .

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Cinema of Law returns for a new season.

 "Bob Roberts" (1992) will be introduced by Attorney Michael Hinkley This satirical film follows the political career of the fictitious Bob Roberts, a millionaire businessman and musician who runs for the U.S. Senate with an ultra-conservative populist campaign.  

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

Free and no registration required.

The Cinema of Law series presents law related films and commentary. It is  a collaboration among the Berkshire Law Library, the Berkshire Bar Association and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum .

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Wednesday March 27, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Income Tax Wednesday- Free Tax Preparation

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT: B.C.A.C.  413.418.3658
LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT:
  B.C.A.C.
  413.418.3658
  

LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

 
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3:30 PM
Snack & Story Time

Take a break and join us for an afternoon snack (provided) and story! 

Best suited for children 3-9 and siblings are welcome.

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Friends of 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: Children's Library  413 499-9480 x203
LOCATION: Children's Library

Take a break and join us for an afternoon snack (provided) and story! 

Best suited for children 3-9 and siblings are welcome.

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Friends of 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:
  Children's Library
  413 499.9480 x203
  

LOCATION: Children's Library

Thursday March 28, 2019
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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 April 1, 2019
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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 April 3, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Income Tax Wednesday- Free Tax Preparation

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT: B.C.A.C.  413.418.3658
LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT:
  B.C.A.C.
  413.418.3658
  

LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

Thursday April 4, 2019
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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 April 8, 2019
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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

Wednesday April 10, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Income Tax Wednesday- Free Tax Preparation

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT: B.C.A.C.  413.418.3658
LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

BCAC VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers will be at the Athenaeum to assist in tax preparation- both federal and state tax filings are free if your household income is under $54,000.

Please call (413) 418-3685 for an appointment or for more information.

Please bring the following documents:

·         Proof of ID (photo id)

·         Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents

·         An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number

·         Proof of Foreign Status, if applying for an ITIN

·         Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

·         Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

·         Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

·         Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received

·         A copy of last years federal and state returns, if available

·         Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check

·         To file taxes electronically on a married-filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

·         Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

·         Forms 1095-A, B, C, Health Coverage Statements

·         Copies of income transcripts from IRS and State, if applicable

Sponsored by BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) .

 

CONTACT:
  B.C.A.C.
  413.418.3658
  

LOCATION: Athenaeum Room

Thursday April 11, 2019
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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 April 18, 2019
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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 April 22, 2019
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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 April 25, 2019
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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 April 29, 2019
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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 May 2, 2019
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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 May 6, 2019
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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 May 9, 2019
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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 May 13, 2019
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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