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North Adams Public Library Eliminates Overdue Fines

The Board of Trustees, with the mayor's approval, voted to wipe the slate clean, and effective immediately, all overdue fines on almost all library items have been eliminated.

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North Adams Public Library Seeks Public Input

Sanfilippo said the trustees actually started the process last March. With the pandemic, the project was put on hold for about a year.

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North Adams Library Open for Browsing by Appointment

With more residents becoming vaccinated, opening up the doors a little wider is the next step.

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North Adams Public Library in Need of Youth Services Librarian

Library Director Sarah Sanfilippo told the trustees on Wednesday that she has received applications for the open position.

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North Adams Public Library Has Tax Forms

They may be picked up during our curbside hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 11:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M. or Thursday from 4:00 P.M.-5:30 P.M. in the lobby.

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North Adams Library to Expand Services

Library Director Sarah Sanfilippo told the trustees Wednesday during a remote meeting that the library plans to expand some technology services by appointment even though the building is closed to the general public.

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Retired North Adams Librarian Pens Book About Renovation

The story of the modernization and expansion of the historic North Adams Public Library has been written by the library director who the lead the project.

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North Adams Library to Unveil Newly Redecorated Parlor

The public library will hold a dedication and reception Friday afternoon to mark the completion of the reading parlor.

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Kids Get Up Close With Big Reptiles at North Adams Library

Jade, and a half dozen or so other exotic creatures from Uncharted Wild of Troy, N.Y., had a roomful of children oohing and aahing at the library on Thursday. The event was sponsored by the Friends of the North Adams Public Library as part of the programming for the February school vacation.

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North Adams May Support Belvedere Fundraising Campaign

Library Director Sarah Sanfilippo told the trustees on Wednesday that she has been in contact with the 125th Celebration Planning Committee that has indicated it wants to focus some fundraising efforts on the deteriorating tower.

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North Adams Library Parlor Closed For Renovations

Library Director Sarah Sanfilippo told the trustees Wednesday that they have already begun removing books to accommodate the update to the parlor in the historic mansion.

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North Adams Historical Society Waiting on Library Room Renovation

The Historical Society recently moved its museum from Western Gateway Heritage State Park to the first-floor of the Holiday Inn. Because this space is smaller, the entire collection could not be moved.

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North Adams Library Trustees to Look at New Policies

The trustees addressed an American Library Association memo in response to filming in the library and agreed to hold off on penning a policy until next month.

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North Adams Library Looks Into Cariddi Beacon

Trustee Chairwoman Robin Martin told the rest of the board last week that she has solicited input from the public and those close to Cariddi and there was a consensus that something visual should be done to memorialize the late state representative at the library.

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North Adams Library Trustees Firm on Cariddi Fund Use

The trustees agreed that it would be OK for some of the money to go toward this work but did not think emptying the fund was appropriate.

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Trustees Tour Conditions at North Adams Library

Building Inspector William Meranti led a tour of the library from basement to belvedere last week and pointed out ongoing, new, and addressed maintenance items.

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