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 RSYP: Q Club
3:30-5:00pm
 @Mason RSYP: Q Club
Thursday, Aug. 1, 3:30-5:00pm@Mason RSYP: Q Club
Mason Library
In the History Room (unless otherwise specified)
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@Mason Short Story Discussion Group
10:30am-12:00pm
@Mason Short Story Discussion Group
Friday, Aug. 2, 10:30am-12:00pm
Mason Library
In the History Room
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@Ramsdell FWFA: Harry Potter Craft
10:30-11:30am
@Ramsdell FWFA: Harry Potter Craft
Saturday, Aug. 3, 10:30-11:30am@Ramsdell FWFA: Harr
Ramsdell Library
Make a Mermaid Twirler
@Ramsdell Open Game Play for Adults
2:00-3:00pm
@Ramsdell Open Game Play for Adults
Saturday, Aug. 3, 2:00-3:00pm@Ramsdell Open Game
Ramsdell Library
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@Mason Info Session for Canine Link Therapy Dogs
5:30-6:45pm
@Mason Info Session for Canine Link Therapy Dogs
Tuesday, Aug. 6, 5:30-6:45pm@Mason Info Session
Mason Library
Thought about training your dog to be Canine Link certified? A therapy dog and handler help, assist, and impact the lives of critically ill patients, children learning to read, individuals with developmental disabilities, veterans returning home from service and seniors living away from their famili...read more

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@Mason Parent Meeting
1:00-2:30pm
 @Mason Parent Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 1:00-2:30pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room
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@Mason RSYP: Q Club
3:30-5:00pm
 @Mason RSYP: Q Club
Thursday, Aug. 8, 3:30-5:00pm@Mason RSYP: Q Club
Mason Library
In the History Room (unless otherwise specified)
@Mason Library Board of Trustees Meeting
5:30-7:00pm
@Mason Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Thursday, Aug. 8, 5:30-7:00pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room 
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@Ramsdell FWFA: Harry Potter Craft
10:30-11:30am
@Ramsdell FWFA: Harry Potter Craft
Saturday, Aug. 10, 10:30-11:30am@Ramsdell FWFA: Harr
Ramsdell Library
Make Luna Lovegood Paper Dolls
@Mason Ice Cream Sundae Party
1:30-2:30pm
 @Mason Ice Cream Sundae Party
Saturday, Aug. 10, 1:30-2:30pm@Mason Ice Cream Sun
Mason Library
Make your own sundae to celebrate your success. Must make a reservation so we know ice cream quantities! We'll also have a Out of this World family activity!

Please register ahead so we can make sure there's enough ice cream for everyone!

@Ramsdell Open Game Play for Adults
2:00-3:00pm
@Ramsdell Open Game Play for Adults
Saturday, Aug. 10, 2:00-3:00pm@Ramsdell Open Game
Ramsdell Library
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@Ramsdell Painting in Oils with Margaret Buchte
2:00-3:30pm
@Ramsdell Painting in Oils with Margaret Buchte
Sunday, Aug. 11, 2:00-3:30pm
Ramsdell Library
This is a stress-free, fun "Painting In Oils" class offered to adults, teens and children of all skill levels. We will be creating beautiful scenes of the seasonal Berkshire area in oils. No scene will be difficult with my guidance and one-on-one assistance as needed. Help with drawing wil...read more
@Mason Green Inspiration: Art Exhibit
4:00-6:00pm
@Mason Green Inspiration: Art Exhibit
Sunday, Aug. 11, 4:00-6:00pm@Mason Green Inspira
Mason Library
A art exhibition celebrating Regional Farms, Food, and the Green Economy
August 11-October 15, 2019

Opening reception: Sunday, August 11, 4:00-6:00pm

Artists include:
Stephanie Anderson
Scott Brodie
Morgan Bulkeley
Susan Crofut
Stella Elliston
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@Mason Berkshire Mountain Laurel Sangha
1:30-3:30pm
@Mason Berkshire Mountain Laurel Sangha
Monday, Aug. 12, 1:30-3:30pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room
@Mason Parks Commission
5:00-7:00pm
 @Mason Parks Commission
Monday, Aug. 12, 5:00-7:00pm
Mason Library
Meeting in the Community Room
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@Mason BASIC Meeting
1:00-2:30pm
 @Mason BASIC Meeting
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 1:00-2:30pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room
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@Mason Narcan Training
11:00am-12:00pm
 @Mason Narcan Training
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 11:00am-12:00pm@Mason Narcan Traini
Mason Library
Narcan (naloxone) training with Tapestry Health

In the Community Room.

This program is FREE and open to the public
@Ramsdell Narcan Training
1:00-2:00pm
 @Ramsdell Narcan Training
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 1:00-2:00pm@Ramsdell Narcan Tra
Ramsdell Library
Narcan (naloxone) training with Tapestry Health

In the Art Room.

This program is FREE and open to the public
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@Mason RSYP: Q Club
3:30-5:00pm
 @Mason RSYP: Q Club
Thursday, Aug. 15, 3:30-5:00pm@Mason RSYP: Q Club
Mason Library
In the History Room (unless otherwise specified)
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@Ramsdell FWFA: Harry Potter Craft
10:30-11:30am
@Ramsdell FWFA: Harry Potter Craft
Saturday, Aug. 17, 10:30-11:30am@Ramsdell FWFA: Harr
Ramsdell Library
Draw Harry Potter characters
@Mason Death Cafe
1:30-2:45pm
 @Mason Death Cafe
Saturday, Aug. 17, 1:30-2:45pm@Mason Death Cafe
Mason Library


"to increase awareness of death
with a view to helping people
make the most of their finite lives"
 
@Ramsdell Open Game Play for Adults
2:00-3:00pm
@Ramsdell Open Game Play for Adults
Saturday, Aug. 17, 2:00-3:00pm@Ramsdell Open Game
Ramsdell Library
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@Ramsdell Painting in Oils with Margaret Buchte
2:00-3:30pm
@Ramsdell Painting in Oils with Margaret Buchte
Sunday, Aug. 18, 2:00-3:30pm
Ramsdell Library
This is a stress-free, fun "Painting In Oils" class offered to adults, teens and children of all skill levels. We will be creating beautiful scenes of the seasonal Berkshire area in oils. No scene will be difficult with my guidance and one-on-one assistance as needed. Help with drawing wil...read more
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@Mason Mystery Book Club
5:45-6:45pm
 @Mason Mystery Book Club
Tuesday, Aug. 20, 5:45-6:45pm@Mason Mystery Book
Mason Library
THis month's selection: The Green Ripper by John MacDonald

In the Community Room
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@Mason Green Inspiration: "It’s not easy being Green!"
5:00-7:00pm
@Mason Green Inspiration: "It’s not easy being Green!"
Wednesday, Aug. 21, 5:00-7:00pm
Mason Library
Celebrating Regional Farms, Food, & the Green Economy presents:

"It's not easy being Green!"

Please join us as five "Green Inspiration" artists convers...read more
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@Mason RSYP: Q Club
3:30-5:00pm
 @Mason RSYP: Q Club
Thursday, Aug. 22, 3:30-5:00pm@Mason RSYP: Q Club
Mason Library
In the History Room (unless otherwise specified)
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@Mason Roman Mythology Workshop
3:30-4:30pm
@Mason Roman Mythology Workshop
Friday, Aug. 23, 3:30-4:30pm@Mason  Roman Mythol
Mason Library
Join Alex Annenberg and his love for all things about ancient Rome as you explore Roman hero myths, the Pantheon, and make a craft. For ages 9 & up
Please register.

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@Mason Intentional Communities Meet Up
10:00am-12:00pm
@Mason Intentional Communities Meet Up
Saturday, Aug. 24, 10:00am-12:00pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room
@Mason Classic Literature Book Club
10:00-11:30am
@Mason Classic Literature Book Club
Saturday, Aug. 24, 10:00-11:30am@Mason Classic Liter
Mason Library

Come celebrate the month of Herman Melville's 200th birthday by reading Moby-Dick!
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@Ramsdell FWFA: Harry Potter Craft
10:30-11:30am
@Ramsdell FWFA: Harry Potter Craft
Saturday, Aug. 24, 10:30-11:30am@Ramsdell FWFA: Harr
Ramsdell Library
Harry Potter Potions & snack party
@Ramsdell Twilight Time: Reading with Susie Kaufman
11:00am-12:30pm
@Ramsdell Twilight Time: Reading with Susie Kaufman
Saturday, Aug. 24, 11:00am-12:30pm
Ramsdell Library
In the Art Room

Please check back for more information
@Mason Discovering Roman Cities
1:30-2:30pm
@Mason Discovering Roman Cities
Saturday, Aug. 24, 1:30-2:30pm@Mason  Discovering
Mason Library
For ages 6-9, join Alex Annenberg and his love for all things about ancient Rome as you explore Roman buildings and aqueducts using Legos and modeling clay.
Please register.

@Ramsdell Open Game Play for Adults
2:00-3:00pm
@Ramsdell Open Game Play for Adults
Saturday, Aug. 24, 2:00-3:00pm@Ramsdell Open Game
Ramsdell Library
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@Ramsdell Painting in Oils with Margaret Buchte
2:00-3:30pm
@Ramsdell Painting in Oils with Margaret Buchte
Sunday, Aug. 25, 2:00-3:30pm
Ramsdell Library
This is a stress-free, fun "Painting In Oils" class offered to adults, teens and children of all skill levels. We will be creating beautiful scenes of the seasonal Berkshire area in oils. No scene will be difficult with my guidance and one-on-one assistance as needed. Help with drawing wil...read more
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@Mason Bagels & Books
9:00-10:00am
 @Mason Bagels & Books
Monday, Aug. 26, 9:00-10:00am
Mason Library
This month's selection: Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
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@Mason Book Lovers’ Book Club
5:30-6:45pm
@Mason Book Lovers’ Book Club
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 5:30-6:45pm
Mason Library
This month's selection: Regeneration by Pat Barker
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@Mason RSYP: Q Club
3:30-5:00pm
 @Mason RSYP: Q Club
Thursday, Aug. 29, 3:30-5:00pm@Mason RSYP: Q Club
Mason Library
In the History Room (unless otherwise specified)
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@Mason Short Story Discussion Group
10:30am-12:00pm
@Mason Short Story Discussion Group
Friday, Aug. 30, 10:30am-12:00pm
Mason Library
In the Community Room
@Mason Family Film: Detective Pikachu
6:15pm
@Mason Family Film: Detective Pikachu
Friday, Aug. 30, 6:15pm@Mason Family Film:
Mason Library
Join us for August's Family Movie "Detective Pikachu"(click for commonsensemedia.com review)

PG | 1h 44min | Comedy, Action, Adventure 
In a world where people collect Pok&e...read more
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@Ramsdell Open Game Play for Adults
2:00-3:00pm
@Ramsdell Open Game Play for Adults
Saturday, Aug. 31, 2:00-3:00pm@Ramsdell Open Game
Ramsdell Library
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