Berkshire Athenaeum

Pittsfield, MA


  

Wednesday August 15, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ukulele Workshop: Session 2

This 3-week beginner’s session is for all ages. The classes will be held on August 8, August 15 and August 22.

Please plan on attending all 3 sessions, and bringing your own ukulele.

SPACE IS LIMITED, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Please stop by the Children's Department to register.

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

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

 

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

This 3-week beginner’s session is for all ages. The classes will be held on August 8, August 15 and August 22.

Please plan on attending all 3 sessions, and bringing your own ukulele.

SPACE IS LIMITED, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Please stop by the Children's Department to register.

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

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  413 499.9480 x111
  

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Monday August 20, 2018
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Libations with Librarians

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

This month Berkshire Athenaeum Outreach Librarian Alex Geller will lead a discussion of Fledgling : a novel / Octavia E. Butler

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

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

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

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

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

This month Berkshire Athenaeum Outreach Librarian Alex Geller will lead a discussion of Fledgling : a novel / Octavia E. Butler

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 August 22, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ukulele Workshop: Session 2

This 3-week beginner’s session is for all ages. The classes will be held on August 8, August 15 and August 22.

Please plan on attending all 3 sessions, and bringing your own ukulele.

SPACE IS LIMITED, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Please stop by the Children's Department to register.

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

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

 

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

This 3-week beginner’s session is for all ages. The classes will be held on August 8, August 15 and August 22.

Please plan on attending all 3 sessions, and bringing your own ukulele.

SPACE IS LIMITED, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Please stop by the Children's Department to register.

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

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  413 499.9480 x111
  

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Wednesday September 12, 2018
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7:00 PM
Making Sauerkraut

“Making Sauerkraut”: a Cooking Demonstration by Mark Phillips. Learn to preserve and enjoy those summer vegetables.

Tasting to follow!

Free and open to the public.

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

“Making Sauerkraut”: a Cooking Demonstration by Mark Phillips. Learn to preserve and enjoy those summer vegetables.

Tasting to follow!

Free and open to the public.

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

Thursday September 13, 2018
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Conflict as a Doorway to Radical Connection

How can we use the conflicts and tensions that arise in ourselves, and between people, as the raw material to build bridges of connection and healing?

Sharon Coleman presents a free introductory session to her four part series Conflict as a Doorway to Radical Connection.

Free and no registration required.

 

 

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

How can we use the conflicts and tensions that arise in ourselves, and between people, as the raw material to build bridges of connection and healing?

Sharon Coleman presents a free introductory session to her four part series Conflict as a Doorway to Radical Connection.

Free and no registration required.

 

 

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Wednesday September 19, 2018
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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Build a Basic Budget - The 5 Step Spending Plan

Come join Lynn Wallace, Certified Federal Credit Union Financial Counselor, for an evening program designed to motivate, educate, and empower you to improve your financial future.

This session will address:
- Tips on saving money
- Tracking strategies
- An exercise on where your money goes
- Prepping for the unexpected
- The key difference between budgeting, saving and investing
- One strategy does not fit all – options options options

All participants will receive information packets, a budget tracker book, and access to book individual Financial Wellness Coaching appointments with one of the Certified Coaches at Greylock for free.

Light refreshments will be provided. This session is expected to run 90 minutes to allow ample time for the attendees to ask questions both during and after the presentation.

The event is free. Please reserve a seat by registering below or by calling the Pittsfield Library’s Reference Desk at 413-499-9480 ext. 202.

CONTACT:  Alexander Geller  413 499-9480 ext 202  alexander@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Auditorium
There are 35 spaces available.

Come join Lynn Wallace, Certified Federal Credit Union Financial Counselor, for an evening program designed to motivate, educate, and empower you to improve your financial future.

This session will address:
- Tips on saving money
- Tracking strategies
- An exercise on where your money goes
- Prepping for the unexpected
- The key difference between budgeting, saving and investing
- One strategy does not fit all – options options options

All participants will receive information packets, a budget tracker book, and access to book individual Financial Wellness Coaching appointments with one of the Certified Coaches at Greylock for free.

Light refreshments will be provided. This session is expected to run 90 minutes to allow ample time for the attendees to ask questions both during and after the presentation.

The event is free. Please reserve a seat by registering below or by calling the Pittsfield Library’s Reference Desk at 413-499-9480 ext. 202.

CONTACT:
  Alexander Geller
  413 499.9480 ext 202
  alexander@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

There are 35 spaces available.

Thursday September 20, 2018
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7:00 PM
Presentation by Dr. Joseph Cardillo

Inspirational speaker, Dr. Joseph Cardillo PhD presents methods of attention training and creative thinking. The audience will leave with saved files on their cell phones which they can use to sharpen memory, organize, or calm down

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

Free and open to the public.

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

Inspirational speaker, Dr. Joseph Cardillo PhD presents methods of attention training and creative thinking. The audience will leave with saved files on their cell phones which they can use to sharpen memory, organize, or calm down

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

Free and open to the public.

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

Tuesday September 25, 2018
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7:00 PM
Too Human in Concert

 

 Ellen Schwartz and Roger Bruno return with songs from the Great American Song Book. This concert also features Keala Kaumeheiwa on upright bass.

Free and no registration required.

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

This concert is sponsored by  a Cultural Council Grant from the Pittsfield Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Culttural Council, a state agency and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum

CONTACT:  Reference Dept  (413) 499-9480 x202  
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

 

 Ellen Schwartz and Roger Bruno return with songs from the Great American Song Book. This concert also features Keala Kaumeheiwa on upright bass.

Free and no registration required.

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

This concert is sponsored by  a Cultural Council Grant from the Pittsfield Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Culttural Council, a state agency and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum

CONTACT:
  Reference Dept
  (413) 499.9480 x202
  

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

Wednesday September 26, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
50 Plus Job Fair

BerkshireWorks, in collaboration with Elder Services of Berskhire County, Inc. presents a 50 Plus Job Fair!

Meet businesses with job openings

Are you seeking full time or part time work? Meet with organizations that are age friendly and value a multi-generational workforce.

Learn about free resources from AARP and other organizations to help with your job search.

Use your age & experience to your advantage.

Participating companies include: AARP Massachusetts,  Allegiance Nursing, BaneCare, BCArc, Berkshire County Head Start Child Development Program, Berkshire Family and Individual Resources,  Berkshire Healthcare, Berkshire Medical Center, Carr Hardware, Clinical and Support Options, Crane Stationery, CRT Cabulance, Goodwill of the Berkshires, Home Care Services of Massachusetts, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Medical Resources Home Health Care, Molari Employment and Healthcare Services,  People Ready Skilled Trades Division, Taconic,  The Brien Center,  Touched By An Angel, Inc, and Wyndham Bentley Brook.

Free & open to the public

Please call 413.499.2220 ext. 110 to register.

 

CONTACT:  BerkshireWorks   413 499-2220   
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

BerkshireWorks, in collaboration with Elder Services of Berskhire County, Inc. presents a 50 Plus Job Fair!

Meet businesses with job openings

Are you seeking full time or part time work? Meet with organizations that are age friendly and value a multi-generational workforce.

Learn about free resources from AARP and other organizations to help with your job search.

Use your age & experience to your advantage.

Participating companies include: AARP Massachusetts,  Allegiance Nursing, BaneCare, BCArc, Berkshire County Head Start Child Development Program, Berkshire Family and Individual Resources,  Berkshire Healthcare, Berkshire Medical Center, Carr Hardware, Clinical and Support Options, Crane Stationery, CRT Cabulance, Goodwill of the Berkshires, Home Care Services of Massachusetts, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Medical Resources Home Health Care, Molari Employment and Healthcare Services,  People Ready Skilled Trades Division, Taconic,  The Brien Center,  Touched By An Angel, Inc, and Wyndham Bentley Brook.

Free & open to the public

Please call 413.499.2220 ext. 110 to register.

 

CONTACT:
  BerkshireWorks
   413 499.2220 
  

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

 
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6:30 PM
Ukulele Lesson with Julie Ann Calamine

  

Julie Ann Calamine teaches a 45 minute ukulele lesson, followed by a 45 minute opportunity to play and sing along.

Bring an instrument or preregister to use one of the 24 instruments which the instructor will bring.

Please register below if you would like to reserve a ukulele.

Free and open to the public.

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum

 

CONTACT:  Reference Dept  (413) 499-9480 x202  
LOCATION: Library Auditorium
There are 22 spaces available.

  

Julie Ann Calamine teaches a 45 minute ukulele lesson, followed by a 45 minute opportunity to play and sing along.

Bring an instrument or preregister to use one of the 24 instruments which the instructor will bring.

Please register below if you would like to reserve a ukulele.

Free and open to the public.

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Dept
  (413) 499.9480 x202
  

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

There are 22 spaces available.

Thursday September 27, 2018
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Creditability - Build a Strong Credit History

Lynn Wallace, Certified Federal Credit Union Financial Counselor, presents a program designed to help you devleop a strong credit history.

The course covers: 
• Who needs to build good credit, and why
• Significance of credit report score
• How to establish credit 
• How to rebuild credit history
• Tips to use credit wisely
• Costly pitfalls
• Rights, responsibilities

Light refreshments will be provided. This session is expected to run 90 minutes to allow ample time for the attendees to ask questions both during and after the presentation.

The event is free. Please reserve a seat by registering below or by calling the Pittsfield Library’s Reference Desk at 413-499-9480 ext. 202.

CONTACT:  Alexander Geller  413 499-9480 ext 202  alexander@pittsfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Auditorium
There are 35 spaces available.

Lynn Wallace, Certified Federal Credit Union Financial Counselor, presents a program designed to help you devleop a strong credit history.

The course covers: 
• Who needs to build good credit, and why
• Significance of credit report score
• How to establish credit 
• How to rebuild credit history
• Tips to use credit wisely
• Costly pitfalls
• Rights, responsibilities

Light refreshments will be provided. This session is expected to run 90 minutes to allow ample time for the attendees to ask questions both during and after the presentation.

The event is free. Please reserve a seat by registering below or by calling the Pittsfield Library’s Reference Desk at 413-499-9480 ext. 202.

CONTACT:
  Alexander Geller
  413 499.9480 ext 202
  alexander@pittsfieldlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Auditorium

There are 35 spaces available.

Tuesday October 2, 2018
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7:00 PM
Ghosts and Legends with Jeff Belanger

  

“Ghosts, Phantoms, Spirits and Author Jeff Belanger to Haunt the Berkshire Athenaeum.”

The Emmy-nominated host of New England Legends on PBS will share stories and legends and offer a multimedia lecture based on 20 years research.

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

Free and open to the public.

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum

 

CONTACT:  Reference Dept  (413) 499-9480 x202  
LOCATION: Library Auditorium

  

“Ghosts, Phantoms, Spirits and Author Jeff Belanger to Haunt the Berkshire Athenaeum.”

The Emmy-nominated host of New England Legends on PBS will share stories and legends and offer a multimedia lecture based on 20 years research.

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

Free and open to the public.

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Dept
  (413) 499.9480 x202
  

LOCATION: Library Auditorium


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