Berkshire Athenaeum

Pittsfield's Public Library

One Wendell Avenue

Pittsfield, MA 01201

Telephone (413) 499-9480

Fax (413) 499-9489

pittsref@cwmars.org

Genealogy Classes offered:
Registration now open

genealogy tree
The Athenaeum’s Local History Department has scheduled a series called New Beginner’s Genealogy Classes. The series includes classes that cover organizing your genealogy research; using the census; accessing vital records and immigration materials; as well as mining Ancestry.com and FamilySearch databases. Space is limited and registration is required. [MORE]

Community Health Van visits:
Tuesday, September 7, 10 am - 12 noon

Community Health Van
The Berkshire Health Systems Community Outreach Van visits at the library's Wendell Avenue entrance and professional staff on the van offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. No appointment necessary.
Get cuffed, Berkshires!
Sponsored by Berkshire Health Systems and the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Lego Club:
Thursday, September 22, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

girl building with legos
Lego Club returns on Thursday, September 22, 3:30 - 4:30 pm for building fun. Lego Club meets the Fourth Thursday of each month and is intended for children ages 5 and up. No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

A Friendly look into a Beehive:
Saturday, September 10, 2 pm
Buzz 10 Honey Logo with school bus and bees

Come learn about bees! Susan Robinson from Buzz 10 Honey Co. presents, Take a Friendly look into a Beehive on Saturday, September 10, at 2 pm.

Attention Berkshire Community College students: This program is approved for Forum Credit.
Free and no registration required. Sponsored by the The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

 

 

 

 

Animal Farm: Greylock Critters in Song & Story:
Tuesday, September 13, 7 pm

Wintergreen folk trio Larry & Alice Spatz and Jerod Polens
Join us at 7 pm on Tuesady, September 13, when folk trio Wintergreen and Mike Whelan, interpreter at the Greylock Visitors' Center,  present "Animal Farm- Greylock Critters in Song and Story". Free and no registration required.
Attention Berkshire Community College students: This program is approved for Forum Credit..
Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and a grant from the Pittsfield Cultural Council, a subdivision of the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Curiosity Day:
Saturday, September 17, 10:10 am - 12 noon
chocolate chip cookie

Meet Mouse from “If you give a Mouse a Cookie”. and participate in Fun Learning Activities and A Musical Instrument Petting Zoo.
Free Milk and Cookies!
Admission is free and no registration is required>
Children under 10 must be accompanied at all times by an adult over 18 years of age.
Sponsored by Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum;
Berkshire Music School; Berkshire County Head Start; Child Care of the Berkshires; Pittsfield Promise; Berkshire United Way; Pittsfield CFCE and the City of Pittsfield.
  

Greening the Gateway:
2 pm, Wednesday, September 21

drawing of 8 cartoon style trees


Matthew Sharron presents information on "Greening the Gateway", an initiative to increase the tree canopy in Gateway cities in Massachusetts.
Free and no registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.
Attention Berkshire Community College students: This program is approved for Forum Credit.

 


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