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 Library Trustees Meeting
5:30-7:00 PM
 @Mason Library Trustees Meeting
Thursday, Jun. 1, 5:30-7:00 PM
Mason Library
Open to all residents of Great Barrington and Housatonic.
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@Ramsdell Storytime for Tots
3:30-4:30pm
 @Ramsdell Storytime for Tots
Friday, Jun. 2, 3:30-4:30pm
Ramsdell Library
Stories and Crafts for the under-fives.

In the Ramsdell Children's Room.
@Mason Afternoon LEGOS with Cole!
4-5pm
@Mason Afternoon LEGOS with Cole!
Friday, Jun. 2, 4-5pm@Mason  Afternoon LE
Mason Library
Kids, drop by in the afternoon to make lego projects! ALL Fridays starting April 14 through June 16.
Good for ages 7 & up*. Includes light snack.
No need to register.
*Parent drop off or stay: Our library policy states if a child is under 9, parent must stay in build...read more
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@Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts
10:30-11:30am
 @Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts
Saturday, Jun. 3, 10:30-11:30am@Ramsdell Fun With F
Ramsdell Library
Arts and crafts for children
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@Mason Make Stories Come Alive With Music
3:15-4:15pm
@Mason Make Stories Come Alive With Music
Monday, Jun. 5, 3:15-4:15pm@Mason  Make Stories
Mason Library
Join Rebecca Morrison in incorporating music, drama and movement to read more
@Mason Read with Lucy!
3:30-4:15pm
 @Mason Read with Lucy!
Monday, Jun. 5, 3:30-4:15pm@Mason Read with Luc
Mason Library

Did You Know? Reading to dogs can boost reading skills in children as well as help with emotional and social skills.
Children in our community can "Read with Lucy!" in May. Please register ahead, or drop in to check availability. Good for school-aged children...read more


@Mason Berkshire Center for Justice - board meeting
4:30-6:00pm
@Mason Berkshire Center for Justice - board meeting
Monday, Jun. 5, 4:30-6:00pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room
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@Mason Brain Builders! Play & Learn Playgroup
10:30-11:30am
@Mason Brain Builders! Play & Learn Playgroup
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 10:30-11:30am@Mason Brain Builder
Mason Library
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.  No registration required. NO CLASS JULY 4TH.
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@ Ramsdell The Powder Keg Sessions: Writing Workshop for Women
6:30-8:00 pm
@ Ramsdell The Powder Keg Sessions: Writing Workshop for Women
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 6:30-8:00 pm
Ramsdell Library
Informal reading at the Ramsdell Library.

Are you ready to blow the roof off of your silence?  If you opened your mouth to speak your truth, would you know what to say?  Join author, blogger, mother and artist Suzi Banks Baum for the Powder Keg Sessions writing workshops.
&...read more
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@Ramsdell Storytime for Tots
3:30-4:30pm
 @Ramsdell Storytime for Tots
Friday, Jun. 9, 3:30-4:30pm
Ramsdell Library
Stories and Crafts for the under-fives.

In the Ramsdell Children's Room.
@Mason Afternoon LEGOS with Cole!
4-5pm
@Mason Afternoon LEGOS with Cole!
Friday, Jun. 9, 4-5pm@Mason  Afternoon LE
Mason Library
Kids, drop by in the afternoon to make lego projects! ALL Fridays starting April 14 through June 16.
Good for ages 7 & up*. Includes light snack.
No need to register.
*Parent drop off or stay: Our library policy states if a child is under 9, parent must stay in build...read more
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@Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts
10:30-11:30am
 @Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts
Saturday, Jun. 10, 10:30-11:30am@Ramsdell Fun With F
Ramsdell Library
Arts and crafts for children
@Mason Reading & Signing with Local Author Ken Markel
1:00-2:00pm
@Mason Reading & Signing with Local Author Ken Markel
Saturday, Jun. 10, 1:00-2:00pm@Mason  Reading & Si
Mason Library
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@Mason Berkshire Mountain Laurel Sangha (BMLS)
1:30-4:30pm
@Mason Berkshire Mountain Laurel Sangha (BMLS)
Monday, Jun. 12, 1:30-4:30pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room.
@Mason Read with Lucy!
3:30-4:15pm
 @Mason Read with Lucy!
Monday, Jun. 12, 3:30-4:15pm@Mason Read with Luc
Mason Library

Did You Know? Reading to dogs can boost reading skills in children as well as help with emotional and social skills.
Children in our community can "Read with Lucy!" in May. Please register ahead, or drop in to check availability. Good for school-aged children...read more


@Mason Parks Commission
5:00-7:00pm
 @Mason Parks Commission
Monday, Jun. 12, 5:00-7:00pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room
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@Mason Brain Builders! Play & Learn Playgroup
10:30-11:30am
@Mason Brain Builders! Play & Learn Playgroup
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 10:30-11:30am@Mason Brain Builder
Mason Library
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.  No registration required. NO CLASS JULY 4TH.
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@Mason Songwriting Workshop with Michael Lesko
5:30-6:30pm
@Mason Songwriting Workshop with Michael Lesko
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 5:30-6:30pm@Mason  Songwriting
Mason Library
Join local musician and songwriter Michael Lesko for a songwriting workshop!

Former Berklee College of Music student and local Berkshire performin...read more

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@Mason Crony Capitalism and the Welfare State: Opposing Trends or a Matching Pair?
5:30-6:30pm
@Mason Crony Capitalism and the Welfare State: Opposing Trends or a Matching Pair?
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 5:30-6:30pm@Mason  Crony Capita
Mason Library
Crony capitalism is widely viewed as an evil, whereas the welfare state is commonly thought of as good and proper. In this talk, local resident Benjamin Abelow challenges this conventional dichotomy. He argues that crony capitalism and welfare-statism are actually two sides of the same coin, and tha...read more
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@Ramsdell Storytime for Tots
3:30-4:30pm
 @Ramsdell Storytime for Tots
Friday, Jun. 16, 3:30-4:30pm
Ramsdell Library
Stories and Crafts for the under-fives.

In the Ramsdell Children's Room.
@Mason Afternoon LEGOS with Cole!
4-5pm
@Mason Afternoon LEGOS with Cole!
Friday, Jun. 16, 4-5pm@Mason  Afternoon LE
Mason Library
Kids, drop by in the afternoon to make lego projects! ALL Fridays starting April 14 through June 16.
Good for ages 7 & up*. Includes light snack.
No need to register.
*Parent drop off or stay: Our library policy states if a child is under 9, parent must stay in build...read more
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@Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts
10:30-11:30am
 @Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts
Saturday, Jun. 17, 10:30-11:30am@Ramsdell Fun With F
Ramsdell Library
Arts and crafts for children
@Ramsdell Ramsdell Readers
1:00-2:30pm
 @Ramsdell Ramsdell Readers
Saturday, Jun. 17, 1:00-2:30pm
Ramsdell Library
This month we are reading The Deepest Secret by Carla Buckley.

Books are available at the circulation desks of both Mason and Ramsdell libraries.
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@Mason Read with Lucy!
3:30-4:15pm
 @Mason Read with Lucy!
Monday, Jun. 19, 3:30-4:15pm@Mason Read with Luc
Mason Library

Did You Know? Reading to dogs can boost reading skills in children as well as help with emotional and social skills.
Children in our community can "Read with Lucy!" in May. Please register ahead, or drop in to check availability. Good for school-aged children...read more


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@Mason Brain Builders! Play & Learn Playgroup
10:30-11:30am
@Mason Brain Builders! Play & Learn Playgroup
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 10:30-11:30am@Mason Brain Builder
Mason Library
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.  No registration required. NO CLASS JULY 4TH.
....read more
@Mason Rug Hooking Group
1:00-4:00pm
 @Mason Rug Hooking Group
Tuesday, Jun. 20
Mason Library
In the History Room
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@Ramsdell Storytime for Tots
3:30-4:30pm
 @Ramsdell Storytime for Tots
Friday, Jun. 23, 3:30-4:30pm
Ramsdell Library
Stories and Crafts for the under-fives.

In the Ramsdell Children's Room.
@Mason BUILD IT! Summer’s Kick Off Party
4-5:30pm
@Mason BUILD IT! Summer’s Kick Off Party
Friday, Jun. 23, 4-5:30pm@Mason  BUILD IT! Su
Mason Library
Come to the library for our "BUILD IT!" kick off party to the summer reading program. This summer we explore building a better world through books, activities, science experiments, art projects, and more.
Today you can register, ...read more
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@Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts
10:30-11:30am
 @Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts
Saturday, Jun. 24, 10:30-11:30am@Ramsdell Fun With F
Ramsdell Library
Arts and crafts for children
@Mason Build It! Family Saturday
11:30am-12:30pm
@Mason Build It! Family Saturday
Saturday, Jun. 24, 11:30am-12:30pm@Mason Build It! Fam
Mason Library
Family Activity Saturdays are fun & active! Today's family activity is making Unicorns! Craft good for families with children ages 3 & up.
Drop in, no registration needed.
@Mason Lyme Alliance of the Berskhires - Support Group Meeting
12:30-2:30pm
@Mason Lyme Alliance of the Berskhires - Support Group Meeting
Saturday, Jun. 24, 12:30-2:30pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room
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@Mason Read with Lucy!
3:30-4:15pm
 @Mason Read with Lucy!
Monday, Jun. 26, 3:30-4:15pm@Mason Read with Luc
Mason Library

Did You Know? Reading to dogs can boost reading skills in children as well as help with emotional and social skills.
Children in our community can "Read with Lucy!" in May. Please register ahead, or drop in to check availability. Good for school-aged children...read more


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@Mason Brain Builders! Play & Learn Playgroup
10:30-11:30am
@Mason Brain Builders! Play & Learn Playgroup
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 10:30-11:30am@Mason Brain Builder
Mason Library
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.  No registration required. NO CLASS JULY 4TH.
....read more
@Mason Rug Hooking Group
1:00-4:00pm
 @Mason Rug Hooking Group
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 1:00-4:00pm
Mason Library
In the History Room
@Mason Book Lovers’ Book Club
5:30-6:45pm
@Mason Book Lovers’ Book Club
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 5:30-6:45pm
Mason Library
Putin Country by Anne Garrels.

In the Main Reading Room (this month only).
@Mason Ergonomics: Improve your Environment, Improve your Body with Dave Halley
5:30-6:30 pm
@Mason Ergonomics: Improve your Environment, Improve your Body with Dave Halley
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 5:30-6:30 pm@Mason  Ergonomics:
Mason Library
Sore neck?  Sore back? How we sit, how we drive and how we spend our screen-time impacts our body far more than we might imagine.  Dave provides clear and concise info on how our bodies get worn down by the way we treat them and how to make simple practical changes to alleviate 80% of the ...read more
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@Mason Craft: Minecraft Keyrings & Pendants
4:15-5:15pm
@Mason Craft: Minecraft Keyrings & Pendants
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 4:15-5:15pm@Mason Craft: Minecr
Mason Library
We'll be using Perler Beads to make Minecraft pendants, fridge magnets and keyrings

Good for ages 6 and up
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@Ramsdell Storytime for Tots
3:30-4:30pm
 @Ramsdell Storytime for Tots
Friday, Jun. 30, 3:30-4:30pm
Ramsdell Library
Stories and Crafts for the under-fives.

In the Ramsdell Children's Room.
@Mason Family Movie Night: "The Lego Batman Movie"
6:15pm
@Mason Family Movie Night: "The Lego Batman Movie"
Friday, Jun. 30, 6:15pm@Mason Family Movie
Mason Library
For June's Family Movie, join us for "The Lego Batman Movie&q...read more
 
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