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Cookbook Club Hybrid Event In the Library and via Zoom

Join us for Cookbook Club at the Library or on Zoom. This month's cookbook selection is Ottolenghi Simple: A Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi. 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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Art Inspiring Art

This interactive workshop facilitated by Tom Truss is part of ReWritten, a performance project that reflects on the often silenced & overlooked intimate relationship between the authors Nathaniel Hawthorne & Herman Melville. Using the letters Melville wrote to Hawthorne - the ones from Hawthorne to Melville are missing - ReWritten investigates secrets, social morés, saying…

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Online Poetry: The Refuge of Witnessing with Lawrence Raab

Lawrence Raab is the author of nine books of poems, including Mistaking Each Other for Ghosts (Tupelo, 2015), which was longlisted for the National Book Award, and named one of the Ten Best Poetry Books of 2015 by The New York Times. An earlier collection, What We Don’t Know About Each Other (Penguin, 1993) was a winner of the National Poetry Series…

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Online Poetry: The Virginia Women’s Poetry Collective

Kim Ports Parsons’ debut collection Mayapple Forest is forthcoming from Terrapin Books.  Kim grew up near Baltimore, earned degrees, taught for decades, and worked in libraries. Now, she lives next to Shenandoah National Park where she gardens, walks, and writes. Her poetry has appeared in The Galway Review, Cider Press Review, Banyan Review, and other journals. She volunteers weekly for…

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May Book Club

We are excited to be able to offer May's Book Club as a hybrid event!  Please join us virtually or in-person on Thursday, May 19th from 4:00pm - 5:00pm as we discuss Mitch Albom's novel The Stranger in the Lifeboat.   From the author of Tuesdays with Morrie: "What would happen if we cried out to God…

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Getting Ready For Kindergarten

GETTING READY FOR KINDERGARTEN  Join us at the Stockbridge Library to explore letters, numbers, storytelling, art, circle time and more! For children entering kindergarten in the fall. This class will be run by Cate from CHP between 10:30am - 11:30am Sign-up necessary due to limited seating Email chpplaygroups@chpberkshires.org to sign up! Class Dates:  Friday, May 20th…

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Author Talk with Kevin O’Hara

Local noted author, Kevin O’Hara, a longtime columnist for The Berkshire Eagle and the proud recipient of the John F. Kennedy National Award, will be reading excerpts from his newest book, Ins and Outs of a Locked Ward: My 30 Years as a Psychiatric Nurse, which chronicles his storied career as an RN on the…

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Berkshire Chamber Players Concert

Join us for a Berkshire Chamber Players Concert! In-Person Tickets Get tickets! Virtual Tickets Get tickets! If you have any trouble registering, please call (413) 298-5501 for assistance! Yevgeny Kutik - With a “dark-hued tone and razor-sharp technique” (The New York Times), violinist Yevgeny Kutik has captivated audiences worldwide with an old-world sound that communicates…

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Stockbridge Library Golf & Tennis Classic

We are grateful to our generous sponsors Hole in One Sponsor: IdleSmart President, Jeff Lynch Court & Green Sponsors: Centerline Architects & Planners, Considine & Leary Law Offices, Domaney's Liquors,  Robin A. Dumas LLC, John & Linda Gillespie, Ned and Liz Hazen, Steve & Patricia Peters, Michael & Ramelle Pulitzer, The Ruth Krauss Foundation, Inc.,…

Canceled on 5/24 – Storytime in the Children’s Room

Storytime is canceled on May 24th, but will resume the following week!   Join Youth Librarian Rachel for a weekly storytime in the children's room of the Stockbridge Library every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:00. Each week we'll sing some songs, move around, and read a book! Children of all ages are welcome at this…

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Stockbridge Writers Meet Virtually

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 – 12:00  This program is free and open to the public.  All writing levels welcome. Led by Stockbridge resident Ramelle Pulitzer, MEd., writing sessions will gently follow the…

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Online Poetry Series: The Refuge of Witnessing with Andrea Deeken

Andrea Deeken was born in rural Missouri. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Beyond Queer Words, The Blue Mountain Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Valley Voices, and elsewhere. Her awards include an Honorable Mention in the 2019 Spoon River Poetry Review Editors’ Prize Contest and second place in the 2020 Blue…

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