Great Barrington Libraries Programs

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Great Barrington Libraries! All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Registration required where noted.

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@Mason Ukulele Camp
10:15-12:30pm
 @Mason Ukulele Camp
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 10:15-12:30pm@Mason  Ukulele Camp
Mason Library
Learn how to play the ukulele this summer with Berkshire Music School & their teacher Allen Livermore. This is a two-day camp. Registered child's parents can join too! 
Ukulele will be provided.
Good for grades 3 & up
Limited to 20 participants

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@Mason Craig Harris: Unraveling America’s Musical Roots
2:00pm
@Mason Craig Harris: Unraveling America’s Musical Roots
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2:00pm@Mason  Craig Harris
Mason Library
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@Ramsdell Stir Up Some Slime
3:30-4:30pm
 @Ramsdell Stir Up Some Slime
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 3:30-4:30pm@Ramsdell Stir Up So
Ramsdell Library
Join Leslie as she mixes up three different kinds of slime on three different afternoons!

In the Children's Room
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@Mason Ukulele Camp
10:30-12:30pm
 @Mason Ukulele Camp
Thursday, Aug. 2, 10:30-12:30pm@Mason  Ukulele Camp
Mason Library
Learn how to play the ukulele this summer with Berkshire Music School & their teacher Allen Livermore. This is a two-day camp. Registered child's parents can join too! 
Ukulele will be provided.
Good for grades 3 & up
Limited to 20 participants

...read more

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@Mason Brain Builders! Play & Learn Playgroup
10:30-11:30am
@Mason Brain Builders! Play & Learn Playgroup
Friday, Aug. 3, 10:30-11:30am@Mason Brain Builder
Mason Library
Summer time Brain Builders is Fridays, from July 6 through August 3.
Read, sing, play, & talk during circle time & continue with fun table time activities, combining STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) & Every Child Ready to Read, for baby through 5 years and their caregiver....read more
@Mason Discussion & Writers’ Group
11:00am-1:30pm
@Mason Discussion & Writers’ Group
Friday, Aug. 3, 11:00am-1:30pm
Mason Library
In the History Room
@Ramsdell Stir Up Some Slime
3:30-4:30pm
 @Ramsdell Stir Up Some Slime
Friday, Aug. 3, 3:30-4:30pm@Ramsdell Stir Up So
Ramsdell Library
Join Leslie as she mixes up three different kinds of slime on three different afternoons!

In the Children's Room
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@Ramsdell Stir Up Some Slime
10:30-11:30am
 @Ramsdell Stir Up Some Slime
Saturday, Aug. 4, 10:30-11:30am@Ramsdell Stir Up So
Ramsdell Library
Join Leslie as she mixes up three different kinds of slime on three different afternoons!

In the Children's Room
@Mason Didgeridoo Down Under
11:30am-12:30pm
 @Mason Didgeridoo Down Under
Saturday, Aug. 4, 11:30am-12:30pm@Mason Didgeridoo Do
Mason Library
Find out what is a didgeridoo and more about Australia in a FUN musical program.
Good for all ages.

The show was amazing! William did a wonderful job interacting with the kids. He was very knowledgeable about Australia, discussing the culture, animals, and of course the didgerido...read more
@Mason Berkshire Montessori School Info Session
1:30-2:30pm
@Mason Berkshire Montessori School Info Session
Saturday, Aug. 4, 1:30-2:30pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room
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@Ramsdell Sunday Sewing Circle
1:00-3:00pm
 @Ramsdell Sunday Sewing Circle
Sunday, Aug. 5@Ramsdell Sunday Sew
Ramsdell Library
Informal Sewing Circle - join us with an existing project or to start a new one!

In Ramsdell Art Room
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@Mason Berkshire Mountain Laurel Sangha (BMLS)
1:00-3:00pm
@Mason Berkshire Mountain Laurel Sangha (BMLS)
Monday, Aug. 6, 1:00-3:00pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room
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@Mason Daughters of the American Revolution
10:30am-noon
@Mason Daughters of the American Revolution
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 10:30am-noon@Mason  Daughters of
Mason Library
In the Community Room
@Mason One on One Computer Sessions with Sam
4:30 - 6:00 PM
@Mason One on One Computer Sessions with Sam
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 4:30 - 6:00 PM@Mason One on One Co
Mason Library
Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, Sam will be offering basic tech support and instruction for PCs, Macs, smart phones, iPhones, iPads, tablets and probably other things as well.  Basically, if you can bring it in and we can plug it in, Sam will see if he can help!

More informat...read more
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@Mason Crafting Keychains & Fridge Magnets
4:30-5:30pm
@Mason Crafting Keychains & Fridge Magnets
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 4:30-5:30pm@Mason Crafting Keyc
Mason Library
Pokemon, Unicorns, Tsums Tsums, Star Wars: Use Perler Beads to craft your favorite characters for keychains & fridge magnets.
Good for ages 7 & up, please register

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@Mason Library Trustees Meeting
5:30-7:00pm
 @Mason Library Trustees Meeting
Thursday, Aug. 9, 5:30-7:00pm
Mason Library
Community Room
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@Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts
10:30-11:30am
 @Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts
Saturday, Aug. 11, 10:30-11:30am
Ramsdell Library
Crafts and storytime, for ages 3 and up
@Mason Ice Cream Sundae Party
1:30-2:30pm
 @Mason Ice Cream Sundae Party
Saturday, Aug. 11, 1:30-2:30pm@Mason Ice Cream Sun
Mason Library
Receive your summer reading program certificate of completion! Make your own sundae to celebrate your success. Must make a reservation so we know ice cream quantities! We'll also have a LET'S ROCK! family activity!
Good for all ages, please register.

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@Ramsdell Sunday Sewing Circle
1:00-3:00pm
 @Ramsdell Sunday Sewing Circle
Sunday, Aug. 12@Ramsdell Sunday Sew
Ramsdell Library
Informal Sewing Circle - join us with an existing project or to start a new one!

In Ramsdell Art Room
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@Mason Berkshire Alliance for Animals Film Showing: Dominion
4:30-6:30pm
@Mason Berkshire Alliance for Animals Film Showing: Dominion
Monday, Aug. 13, 4:30-6:30pm
Mason Library
Explores six primary facets of human interaction with animals - Companion Animals, Wildlife, Scientific Research, Entertainment, Clothing and Food - the film questions the morality and validity of o...read more
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@Mason BASIC Meeting
1:00-2:30pm
 @Mason BASIC Meeting
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 1:00-2:30pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room
Ramsdell Report Presentation
6:30-7:30 PM
 Ramsdell Report Presentation
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 6:30-7:30 PMRamsdell Report Pres
Unitarian Universalist Meeting House
Join Rob Cullin from Kimberly Bolan and Associates for a presentation of the report on Ramsdell.  Presentation will take place at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House next to Ramsdell Library in Housatonic.  All are welcome!
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@Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts
10:30-11:30am
 @Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts
Saturday, Aug. 18, 10:30-11:30am
Ramsdell Library
Crafts and storytime, for ages 3 and up
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@Ramsdell Sunday Sewing Circle
1:00-3:00pm
 @Ramsdell Sunday Sewing Circle
Sunday, Aug. 19@Ramsdell Sunday Sew
Ramsdell Library
Informal Sewing Circle - join us with an existing project or to start a new one!

In Ramsdell Art Room
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@Mason Local Cultural Council
5:30-7:00pm
 @Mason Local Cultural Council
Monday, Aug. 20, 5:30-7:00pm
Mason Library
In the History Room
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@Mason Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
3:00-4:30pm
@Mason Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 3:00-4:30pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room
@Mason One on One Computer Sessions with Sam
4:30 - 6:00 PM
@Mason One on One Computer Sessions with Sam
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 4:30 - 6:00 PM@Mason One on One Co
Mason Library
Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, Sam will be offering basic tech support and instruction for PCs, Macs, smart phones, iPhones, iPads, tablets and probably other things as well.  Basically, if you can bring it in and we can plug it in, Sam will see if he can help!

More informat...read more
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@Mason Du Bois Legacy Meeting
11:45am-1:15pm
 @Mason Du Bois Legacy Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 22
Mason Library
In the Community Room
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@Mason Author Talk: Ellen Levy & "Romance at Stonegate"
11:00am-12:30pm
@Mason Author Talk: Ellen Levy & "Romance at Stonegate"
Saturday, Aug. 25, 11:00am-12:30pm@Mason Author Talk:
Mason Library
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@Ramsdell Sunday Sewing Circle
1:00-3:00pm
 @Ramsdell Sunday Sewing Circle
Sunday, Aug. 26@Ramsdell Sunday Sew
Ramsdell Library
Informal Sewing Circle - join us with an existing project or to start a new one!

In Ramsdell Art Room
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@Mason Bagels & Books
9:00-10:00am
 @Mason Bagels & Books
Monday, Aug. 27, 9:00-10:00am
Mason Library
This month's selection is The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
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@Mason Book Lovers’ Book Club
5:30-6:45pm
@Mason Book Lovers’ Book Club
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 5:30-6:45pm
Mason Library
This month's selection: The Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal
@Mason Book Lovers’ Book Club
5:30-6:45pm
@Mason Book Lovers’ Book Club
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 5:30-6:45pm
Mason Library
This month's selection is The Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal
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@Mason Du Bois Legacy Meeting
12:00-1:00pm
 @Mason Du Bois Legacy Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 12:00-1:00pm
Mason Library
In the History Room
@Mason Staff Use
4:00-5:00pm
 @Mason Staff Use
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 4:00-5:00pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room
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@Mason Healing Anxiety Through Breathwork: a Workshop with Anna Brooke
4:00-5:00pm
@Mason Healing Anxiety Through Breathwork: a Workshop with Anna Brooke
Thursday, Aug. 30, 4:00-5:00pm@Mason Healing Anxie
Mason Library
Born and mostly raised in New York City, Anna began her path as a lover of art and dance, obtaining her BA and MA in Art History and Contemporary Art.  Having let her formal art training go, Anna has been a full time healing arts practitioner since 2010. She is a Breathworker, reiki master, Wu ...read more
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@Mason Family Movie "Paddington 2"
6:15-8:00pm
@Mason Family Movie "Paddington 2"
Friday, Aug. 31, 6:15-8:00pm@Mason Family Movie
Mason Library
Enjoy the end of the summer with a highly rated (IMDB) movie, "Paddington 2"  
PG | 1h 43min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular memb...read more
 
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