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News About The Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives

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“For Stockbridge-Munsee Members, Return to Ancestral Homeland ‘Very Humbling,'” The Berkshire Eagle, July 12, 2019.


Video: “Vacation Week: Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives,” New England Cable News, June 21, 2018.

“Libraries Address #MeToo,” Library Journal, June 6, 2018.

Letter: ‘Revisiting Indiantown’ a success in Stockbridge, The Berkshire Eagle, May 9, 2018.

Letter: Renovated library a Stockbridge success, The Berkshire Eagle, May 1, 2018.

“Stockbridge Library series to tackle sexual assault, harassment,” The Berkshire Eagle, April 17, 2018.

“New exhibit: How a town helped keep this theater going,” The Berkshire Eagle, March 30, 2018.

Audio: “John Perkel Previews Berkshire Chamber Players Concert,” WAMC, January 10, 2018.


Video: “The Modern Librarian,” The John Krol Show, October 16, 2017.

“Classical music fall preview: A solid season with surprises,” The Berkshire Eagle, September 22, 2017.

Video: “Retired Boston Symphony Orchestra Librarian, John Perkel, talks about the recently formed ‘Berkshire Chamber Players’ and upcoming concerts at Stockbridge Library Association,” The John Krol Show, September 18, 2017.

Audio: “New Chamber Music Series in Stockbridge, MA,” New England Public Radio, August 30, 2017.

“5 Tips to Keep Your Kids Reading This Summer,” The Berkshire Eagle, August 7, 2017.

“Private Franklin W. Munn of Stockbridge: The fight to remember a long lost soldier,” The Berkshire Eagle, May 29, 2017.

“In Stockbridge Library’s new chapter since renovation, attendance sees an uptick,” The Berkshire Eagle, May 13, 2017.

“Berkshire Chamber Players make a welcome bow as Mozart meets Mahicans at Stockbridge Library,” The Berkshire Eagle, May 9, 2017.

“At Stockbridge Library, music with a touch of history,” The Berkshire Eagle, May 4, 2017.

PODCAST: “S01 Episode 18 | Fake News, Real News: Why the difference matters to our democracy,” The Berkshire Eagle, April 24, 2017.

“Readers’ Role in Exposing Fake News,” The Berkshire Eagle, April 20, 2017.

VIDEO: Facts or Fakes: Finding Reliable Information in the Digital Age, CTSB, April 8, 2017.

“Berkshire cultural institutions fear impact of Trump’s budget axe,” The Berkshire Edge, April 6, 2017.

“Rural Intelligence Report with Mark Williams,” April 2, 2017.

“Fact or Fabrication?: Talks focus on media literacy in age of distortion,” The Berkshire Eagle, March 26, 2017.

“A Book Club for Foodies in Stockbridge, Mass.,” New England Public Radio, March 20, 2017.

Letter: Stockbridge Library Will Miss Great Friend, The Berkshire Eagle, February 22, 2017.

“Berkshire Delegation Supports State Library Funding,”, January 30, 2017.


“Stockbridge’s Main Street transforms into Rockwell’s iconic ‘Home for Christmas’ painting,” The Berkshire Eagle, December 4, 2016.

“Potter’s Fields: Who do those unmarked graves belong to?,” The Berkshire Eagle, October 31, 2016.

“Stockbridge Library Hosts Family 5K Fun Run & Walk,” The Berkshire Eagle, October 13, 2016.

“Libraries Host Cookbook Clubs Where Recipes, Tips Are Shared,” The Berkshire Eagle, October 12, 2016.

Photos: “Cookbook Club at Stockbridge Library,” The Berkshire Eagle, October 6, 2016.

Letter: It Takes an Entire Community, The Berkshire Eagle, July 13, 2016.

Letter: Hall of Fame historians give much to Stockbridge, The Berkshire Eagle, June 30, 2016.

“New Life for Museum, Archives in Stockbridge Library,” The Berkshire Eagle, June 24, 2016.

Photos: “Stockbridge Library Museum and Archives,” The Berkshire Eagle, June 23, 2016.

“Stockbridge Indians: Descendants of Native Residents to Visit Ancestral Homeland,” The Berkshire Eagle, May 31, 2016.

Stockbridge Voters OK $11.86 Million Budget, Including Boost for Library Renovations,” The Berkshire Eagle, May 18, 2016.

Letter: Library Group Thanks Voters of Stockbridge, The Berkshire Eagle, May 18, 2016.

Letter: Stockbridge Library Makes Town a Better Place, The Berkshire Eagle, May 6, 2016.

“Stockbridge Library Continues Its Mission,” The Berkshire Eagle, April 29, 2016.

“Historic Stockbridge Library Set for Celebratory Reopening,” The Berkshire Eagle, April 28, 2016.

“Town Wide Celebration for Reopening of Renovated Stockbridge Library,” The Berkshire Edge, April 27, 2016.

Photos: “Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives,” The Berkshire Eagle, April 26, 2016.

“Stockbridge Library Set to Reopen April 30 after $4 Million Renovation,” The Berkshire Eagle, March 2, 2016.

Photos: “Stockbridge Library Nearing Completion,” The Berkshire Eagle, March 1, 2016.


“Stockbridge Addresses Change in Myriad Initiatives,” Business West, December 1, 2015.

“Routed in History: Slavery and Freedom in Southern Berkshire,” The Berkshire Eagle, September 17, 2015.

“Best Bets – Fun things to do this week in the Berkshires and the Shires of Vermont,” The Berkshire Eagle, July 30, 2015.

“Stockbridge Library Leaders $350,000 Short of Renovation Goal,” The Berkshire Eagle, June 29, 2015.

Letter: Stockbridge Steps Up for Library of Our Time, The Berkshire Eagle, May 21, 2015.

Audio: “Berkshire Venues Receive State Support for Renovation Projects,” WAMC Northeast Public Radio, March 5, 2015.

“Ten Berkshire Sites to Share Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund Grant,” The Berkshire Eagle, March 4, 2015.

“Local Readers ‘Excited’ by Harper Lee News,” The Berkshire Eagle, February 6, 2015.

“Tuesday Club Members of Stockbridge Carry on Legacy,” The Berkshire Eagle, January 9, 2015.

Video: “Stockbridge Library Collects Grants and Awards for Renovation,” Time Warner Cable News, January 6, 2015.

“Stockbridge Library Renovation: Project gets $250,000 boost from the Jane and Jack Fitzpatrick Trust,” The Berkshire Eagle, January 6, 2015.


“Stockbridge Library receives $400,000 toward Renovation Project,” The Berkshire Eagle, November 23, 2014.

“PHOTOS: Renovation of Stockbridge Library Begins,” The Berkshire Eagle, November 19, 2014.

“Connections: From Bidwell Dollar, Evolution of Stockbridge Library,” The Berkshire Edge, November 11, 2014.

“Stockbridge Library Renovation Moves Ahead,” The Berkshire Eagle, November 3, 2014.

“Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives Renovation Officially Underway,” The Berkshire Eagle, August 16, 2014.

“PHOTOS: Stockbridge Library Renovation Groundbreaking,” The Berkshire Eagle, August 15, 2014.

Video: “A Celebration for the Renovation of the Stockbridge Library,” The Berkshire Eagle, August 15, 2014.

“PHOTOS: Stockbridge Massachusetts as It Might Have Been 150 Years Ago,” The Berkshire Eagle, August 1, 2014.

“Carole Owens: Tale of the Bidwell Dollar,” The Berkshire Eagle, July 31, 2014.

“Things to Do and Learn in the Berkshires this Week,” The Berkshire Eagle, July 29, 2014.

“Stockbridge Library Celebrates 150 Years with a ‘Stroll Back in Time,'” The Berkshire Eagle, July 28, 2014.

“Stockbridge: Library Announces Capital Campaign Leadership Team,” The Berkshire Eagle, June 3, 2014.

“Stockbridge: Library Association Elects New Trustees,” The Berkshire Eagle, June 3, 2014.

“Cemetery Tours: Uncovering a City’s Past from the Ground Up,” The Berkshire Eagle, May 22, 2014.

“Kate Abbott: Happy Mother’s Day, Mom,” The Berkshire Eagle, May 8, 2014.

“Making the Berkshires Accessible to All,” WAMC, air date: May 7, 2014.

“Historic Stockbridge Library to Undergo Extensive Renovation,” The Berkshire Eagle, April 23, 2014.

“Stockbridge Library to Celebrate 150th,” The Berkshire Eagle, March 10, 2012.