September 12, 2023 | 02:01PM
The public is encouraged to sign up for or renew their library card at the Athenaeum and enjoy special discounts exclusive to library cardholders at participating Pittsfield businesses.
September 03, 2023 | 02:23PM
All short story submissions are on display in the Children's Library now through Sept. 16, 2023.
August 04, 2023 | 06:04PM
The panel of 13- to 18-year-old volunteers will take the lead on generating ideas, implementing programs, and promoting youth library services. Meetings will begin in September.
June 01, 2023 | 03:38PM
The contest opens Thursday, June 1, 2023, and closes Friday, Aug. 4, 2023.
May 22, 2023 | 08:23AM
The Athenaeum's librarians worked with Latinas413, an advocacy organization for Pittsfield area Spanish speakers.
May 21, 2023 | 12:00PM
Throughout the novel, Reyes referenced iconic Pittsfield places including Wally at the Berkshire Museum, Berkshire Athenaeum Terrace, Park Square, Patrick's Pub, the YMCA and the Popcorn Wagon.
April 13, 2023 | 01:09PM
The event is made possible through a partnership with the Dell-Reconnect residential recycling program. Accepted items include monitors, scanners, computer mice, printers, keyboards, laptop batteries, ink and toner cartridges, computers, hard drives, speakers, cords, and cables.
March 28, 2023 | 11:54AM
The event, which will be held 9:30 a.m. to noon, is free and open to the public.
March 22, 2023 | 01:08PM
The memoir was written by Tanya Selvaratnam about her relationship with former NY State Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, and how she was able to extricate herself from the relationship and his abuse.
March 20, 2023 | 04:18PM
This grant round is really no longer a renovation program, library Director Alex Reczkowski said during a trustees meeting last week.
March 15, 2023 | 05:20AM
After much frustration one volunteer did a “robust investigation, into what the cultpet and determined that the parking issues occur after district court starting time.
January 23, 2023 | 08:07AM
The fair will be held noon-3 p.m. in the library's auditorium.
January 18, 2023 | 03:17PM
All sessions will be held in the Athenaeum Room on the library's second floor.
December 29, 2022 | 12:28PM
The free 60-minute screening will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the library's auditorium.
November 15, 2022 | 08:17AM
This month's course centers on navigating a computer, using applications, and managing files.
November 03, 2022 | 10:35AM
The library trustees accepted a Public Library Association digital literacy workshop incentive grant in the amount of $7,000.
October 20, 2022 | 04:03PM
Children ages 12 yrs. and under golf for free. The cost is $5 per person for all others.
June 15, 2022 | 08:13AM
Harris, who has been a full-time staff member since 2003, received the award at the organization's conference held in June.
June 06, 2022 | 08:05AM
The survey can be taken online or by visiting the library's website
May 06, 2022 | 05:29AM
Director Alex Reczkowski told the Board of Trustees on Tuesday that visitors are often in need of services that reach beyond checking out a book and that he would like the facility to be a place where they can access them.
March 02, 2022 | 04:18PM
Women's History Month began in 1980 as a week in March proclaimed by President Jimmy Carter, who remarked that "too often the women were unsung and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed.
February 07, 2022 | 04:05PM
The athenaeum is open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday; and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday.
October 18, 2021 | 04:13PM
National Library Card Sign-up Month is an initiative of the American Library Association.
October 08, 2021 | 12:36AM
Full-time employees will receive a one-time $1,000 bonus and part-time employees will receive a one-time $500 bonus.