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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 bag for you to take home with you! Each bag 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 are…

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Halloween Story Hour with Ms. Sue

Join us on Thursday, October 28th from 9:30 to 10:30 in the children's room of the Stockbridge Library for a special Halloween-themed story hour with Ms. Sue! This event will include a read-aloud of the book The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything, music, and movement! This event is appropriate for birth…

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11th Annual Pumpkin Walk-About – Live

11th Annual Pumpkin Walk-About Pumpkin Walk-About: Walk around the Stockbridge Library from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to see the lighted pumpkins carved by local businesses, your neighbors, and you!  This year will also have festive decorations and lights throughout the library garden. Pumpkin Drop-off: Carve a pumpkin at home and bring it to the Elm St. entrance…

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Martin Baron in Conversation – Postponed

Join us for a conversation with journalist Martin Baron, retired executive editor of the Washington Post. Baron will discuss his career in journalism, misinformation and disinformation, and the precarious position of truth in our times. Martin (Marty) Baron retired in February 2021, after eight years as executive editor of The Washington Post. News staffs under…

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Virtual Cookbook Club

We invite all home chefs and budding culinarians to join us for a virtual cookbook club meeting! This month’s featured book is Milk Street: Tuesday Nights Mediterranean by Christopher Kimball. Here’s how virtual cookbook club works: Each of us will prepare a recipe from this month’s cookbook. Copies are available at the library.  To arrange…

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Online Poetry: The Refuge of Witnessing featuring Julie Danho

Our second season, "Online Poetry: The Refuge of Witnessing” will provide a weekly poetry sanctuary to hear moving words, deepen our exploration of their meaning, and connect with each other. Join us each Thursday from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. It will be your port in a worldly storm. This week's poet will feature Julie Danho. Her first full-length collection, Those Who Keep Arriving, won…

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World Premiere of Leonard Bernstein’s “Music for String Quartet” – Live!

Join us for a benefit concert to feature the world premiere of Leonard Bernstein’s “Music for String Quartet” this fall at the Linde Center at Tanglewood. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives. Tickets for the concert and dessert reception, at $125 each, are now on sale through the BSO website, in person…

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Virtual Speaker Series featuring author Eyal Press

We are delighted to have a virtual program with Eyal Press, author of Dirty Work; Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America to our Distinguished Speakers Series. His book addresses work that society considers essential but morally compromised. Drone pilots who carry out targeted assassinations. Undocumented immigrants who man the “kill floors”…

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Online Poetry Series: The Refuge of Witnessing featuring James Davis

Our second season, "Online Poetry: The Refuge of Witnessing” will provide a weekly poetry sanctuary to hear moving words, deepen our exploration of their meaning, and connect with each other. Join us each Thursday from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. It will be your port in a worldly storm. This week's featured poet is James Davis. James Phillip Davis was born…

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Author Simon Winchester in Conversation – Live

Join us as we welcome author Simon Winchester for a conversation about his new book Land : how the hunger for ownership shaped the modern world.  His book explores the concept of land ownership and how it has shaped history, examining how people fight over, steward, and occasionally share land, and what humanity's proprietary relationship…

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Online Poetry Series: The Refuge of Witnessing featuring Holly Iglesias

Our second season, “Online Poetry: The Refuge of Witnessing” will provide a weekly poetry sanctuary to hear moving words, deepen our exploration of their meaning, and connect with each other. Join us each Thursday from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. It will be your port in a worldly storm. This week’s poet will feature Holly Inglesias, author of three collections…

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