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Weekly Craft Corner

Each week there will be a simple to make craft available on a table in the children's room. Visit the Stockbridge Library any time we're open to check out some books and make a craft!

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Gilded Stockbridge: A Glimpse of Mabel Choate’s Naumkeag

“Gilded Stockbridge” takes a peek inside Mabel Choate's Naumkeag and features some of the home’s treasures, including porcelain pieces from Mabel’s world-renowned “Lowestoft” china collection, artwork by her mother and no-nonsense summer hats and garden tools used to transform Naumkeag into the beautiful public museum and gardens of today. As part of the exhibit, we also invite you to…

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Winter Birds of the Berkshires with ​Laura Beltran

Discover some common birds that inhabit the Berkshires in the winter. We’ll learn how to identify the birds, where to find the birds, and what behaviors birds may exhibit during the coldest time of year.   Laura Beltran spent hours of her childhood immersed in an imaginative world that she and her friends created while playing outdoors. Time…

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Olga Dunn Dance Company performance of the Nutcracker Seedling

Join us for an evening with the Olga Dunn Dance Company on Friday, December 2 at 5:00 p.m. The Company will perform The Nutcracker Seedling & More!  followed by a meet and greet with the dancers. The ODDCo. will return for another performance of The Nutcracker Seedling & More! on Saturday, December 3 at 2:30…

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Winter Family Fun Weekend

Join us for a day of winter fun at the Stockbridge Library! All day long we will have a craft table available where children can decorate a snowflake, we'll have indoor winter games and a scavenger hunt, and we'll have an outdoor StoryWalk© and decorated gardens that you can walk through. At 10:45 a.m. on…

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Winter Family Fun and the Olga Dunn Dance Company’s Nutcracker Seedling

Please join us at 2:30 on Saturday, December 3 for an Olga Dunn Dance Company performance of The Nutcracker Seedling & More!, followed by a meet and greet with the dancers!  After, families are welcome to check out our collection of nutcrackers, and there will be a craft put on by our Youth Librarian. More…

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Winter Family Fun Weekend

Join us for a day of winter fun at the Stockbridge Library! All day long we will have a craft table available where children can decorate a snowflake, we'll have indoor winter games and a scavenger hunt, and we'll have an outdoor StoryWalk© and decorated gardens that you can walk through. At 10:30 a.m. on…

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Storytime with award-winning audiobook narrator Alison Larkin

Storytime with award-winning audiobook narrator and bestselling novelist Alison Larkin.   To celebrate the brand new audiobook release of Peter Rabbit and other Stories by Beatrix Potter, writer/comedienne Alison Larkin reads from Winnie-the-Pooh & Peter Rabbit and answers questions! Visit Alison's audiobook website here.www.alisonlarkinpresents.com   "Alison Larkin is hugely entertaining...marvelously light footed." The Times (London)  …

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Inquiry – The Power of Poetry featuring Julie Danho

Julie Danho’s first full-length collection, Those Who Keep Arriving, won the 2018 Gerald Cable Book Award from Silverfish Review Press. Her chapbook, Six Portraits, received the 2013 Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Award, and her poems have appeared in journals such as Pleiades, Alaska Quarterly Review, Blackbird, and New Ohio Review as well as featured on The Writer's Almanac,…

Monthly Slime Squad (December 6)

The December monthly Slime Squad will meet on Tuesday, December 6 from 3:45pm to 4:30pm and we’ll be making snow-themed slime. Best for ages 3 and up. Sign-up for this month's slime squad is required, email rnicholson@cwmars.org or call 413-298-5501.

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Community Conversation with LitNet featuring local author Jana Laiz

For the Stockbridge Library community and intermediate English language learners who want a space to listen and speak in English in a safe community. RSVP for the event with LitNet here. Jana Laiz, is a writer and educator living in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. She is the author of the award-winning novels Weeping Under This…

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Stockbridge Writers Meet on Zoom

The Stockbridge Library invites writers and would-be-writers to take a leap into creative and skillful writing. The Stockbridge Writers will meet via Zoom on Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  This program is free and open to the public.  All writing levels are welcome. Led by Stockbridge resident Ramelle Pulitzer, MEd., writing sessions will…

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