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Shoe Stories Featuring Berkshire County Historical Footwear

On exhibit in the Stockbridge Library, Museum and Archives Procter Gallery from May 3 to August 15, 2022. This exhibit examines a wide variety of footwear with ties to the Berkshires, from humble handmade work clogs of 19th-century mill workers to beautiful red pumps purchased in Paris by Miss Margaret Stanley of Pittsfield in 1932.…

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On the Lincoln Trail

To honor the centennial of the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., the Berkshire Magazine has set up self-guided trail around the Berkshires highlighting traces of our 16th President.  Pop in to see our two bronze castings and bronze reproduction by Daniel Chester French!

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Bimonthly Take and Make Craft

Twice a month the Youth Department will provide an easy-to-make Take and Make craft for you to take home with you! Each Take and Make contains specialty supplies and instructions, but you may need to provide general supplies such as materials to color/paint with, scissors, glue, or tape. The crafts change twice a month but…

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June Cookbook Club

Join us for Cookbook Club at the Library or on Zoom. This month’s cookbook selection is That Sounds so Good by Carla Lalli Music. Copies are available for loan at the Library. Prepare a recipe to share and bring it to the library or share your experience with us via Zoom.  

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Online Poetry Series: The Refuge of Witnessing with Peter Schmitt

PETER SCHMITT is the author of six collections of poems: Goodbye, Apostrophe (forthcoming in 2020 from Regal House); Renewing the Vows (David Robert Books); Hazard Duty, and Country Airport (Copper Beech Press); and two chapbooks, Incident in an Apartment Complex: A Suite of Voices, and To Disappear (Pudding House). He has received The Lavan Award…

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Monthly Slime Squad (June 7 – signup required)

Join us on the 1st Tuesday of every month from 3:45pm to 4:30pm to make a different type of slime at the Stockbridge Library. Be sure to wear messy clothes! The June monthly Slime Squad will meet on Tuesday, June 7 and we'll be making slime out of chocolate and vanilla pudding. Best for ages…

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June Book Club

June's Book Club will be featuring Tony Horwitz's book Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide."   According to the publisher: "With Spying on the South, the best-selling author of Confederates in the Attic returns to the South and the Civil War era for an epic adventure on the trail of America's greatest landscape…

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Author Talk with Robert D. Kaplan

On Thursday, June 9th at 6:00 p.m. Robert D. Kaplan will be speaking at the Stockbridge Library Association in conversation with Jim Brooke.  His new book, Adriatic will be on sale at the event.   ROBERT D. KAPLAN is the bestselling author of twenty books on foreign affairs and travel translated into many languages, including…

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Sheep Shearing and Wool Craft Event with Prado de Lana!

Join us on the Stockbridge Library lawn for some sheep-y fun brought to us by Amanda Barcencas of Prado de Lana!  There will be a sheep shearing demonstration, a working dog presentation, crafts and a sheep-themed storytime, and artisan vendors at the Prado de Lana shop, which is located right around the corner from our…

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Lynne Cox Author Talk – Tales of Al: The Water Rescue Dog

From the author of Swimming to Antarctica and Grayson comes the moving, inspiring story of Al, the ungainly, unruly, irresistible Newfoundland puppy who grows up to become a daring rescue dog—part of Italy’s elite, highly specialized corps of water rescue dogs who swoop out of helicopters and save lives. Tales of Al is the story…

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Paint a Butterfly Craft

Stop by the Stockbridge Library on Friday, June 17 between 2:30pm-3:30pm to decorate a paper butterfly with paint, glitter, and pompoms! Open to children of all ages!

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