Friday, June 15 at 6:30 pm

The Tale of the Stockbridge Library: 150th Anniversary Gala

2012 marks the 150th anniversary of the Stockbridge Library Association, as well as the 75th anniversary of its Local History Museum & Archives. On Friday, June 15, 2012, at 6:30 p.m., the Library will hold a grand party to celebrate this remarkable milestone. “The Tale of the Stockbridge Library: 150th Anniversary Gala” will be a twilight gathering on the grounds of Cherry Cottage, a historic 18th century dwelling in Stockbridge exquisitely restored by Hans and Kate Morris, Honorary Co-Chairs for the evening. Entertainment will consist of tours of the cottage, 19th century period music performed by Lanesborough trio Spare Parts, and a small live auction (details to come).
Ticket prices for the June 15th gala start at $75 per person, with proceeds benefiting the Library and archives.
Auction items:
Reader’s Delight: Gift certificates for Wheatleigh’s The Library restaurant and The Bookloft, signed copy of The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester, and more! Starting bid: $75.

Library Getaway: One night’s stay at The Library Hotel in New York City, plus passes to The Morgan Library & Museum. Starting bid: $150

Taylored for Tanglewood: Two Shed tickets to James Taylor’s July 2, 2012 concert at Tanglewood, plus exclusive access to the private soundcheck. Starting bid: $300

Under the Portuguese Sun: A one week stay at a house in the village of Colares, Portugal (a 45 minute drive from Lisbon). This three-story, completely renovated house comfortably sleeps four to six people. Starting bid: $750

For more information or to place a phone bid, please contact the library and ask for Katie O’Neil, Director at 413.298.5501.

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