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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VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
11-11:55am
VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
Thursday, Oct. 1, 11-11:55am
(Tuesdays, September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)
VIRTUAL: Spanish Lan
Virtual Program
For ages 8 & up  Twice weekly Tuesday and Thursday at 11 am for 55 minutes 5 weeks total: Begins Tuesday September 29, ends Thursday October 29 $50 paid by check to Great Barrington Libraries (see refund policy at end in "Housekeeping") Click here to meet Erika on video...read more

Virtual: Bot Building Workshop
3:00-4:00pm
 Virtual: Bot Building Workshop
Thursday, Oct. 1, 3:00-4:00pmVirtual: Bot Buildin
Virtual workshop via Google Meet
Good for children 10 years and up. Limited to two families.The Rhode Island Computer Museum presents a Bot Building Workshop. Join us for a blended workshop on building and programming a mBot. Participants will borrow one of two mBots, for two weeks. Pick up from and return to Ramdell's Library ...read more
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@Mason’s Garden: Sing and Play with Jeannie
10-11am
@Mason’s Garden: Sing and Play with Jeannie
Friday, Oct. 2, 10-11am@Mason’s Garde
Garden
🌻Children's Garden behind the library--Registration Required (email chpplaygroups@gmail.com)✔️Bring your instruments, your singing voices and your playful vibes! Space is limited, please pre-register. All participants over the age of two will need to wear a mask. Hula Hoops will be provi...read more
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@Mason’s Garden: Kindergarten Write and Read with Kim
11:00-11:45am
@Mason’s Garden: Kindergarten Write and Read with Kim
Monday, Oct. 5, 11:00-11:45am@Mason’s Garde
Garden
🌻Children's Garden behind the library--Registration Required (email chpplaygroups@gmail.com)✔️Kindergarten Write and Read with Kimfor ages 5 and 6 with caregiver11-11:45amOutside garden at the Mason Library in Gt. Barrington Hear a story and write a little bit! Parents learn to support basic re...read more
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@Mason’s Garden: Brain Builders
10-11am
@Mason’s Garden: Brain Builders
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 10-11am@Mason’s Garde
Garden
🌻Children's Garden behind the library--Registration Required (email chpplaygroups@gmail.com)✔️This is Brain Building in progress! Read, Sing, Play during circle time. Social distancing outdoors! Interactive experience for parents and children to support their academic skills and socia...read more
VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
11-11:55am
VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 11-11:55am
(Tuesdays, September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)
VIRTUAL: Spanish Lan
Virtual Program
For ages 8 & up  Twice weekly Tuesday and Thursday at 11 am for 55 minutes 5 weeks total: Begins Tuesday September 29, ends Thursday October 29 $50 paid by check to Great Barrington Libraries (see refund policy at end in "Housekeeping") Click here to meet Erika on video...read more

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@Mason’s Garden: Early Readers Book Club with Kim
11am-12pm
@Mason’s Garden: Early Readers Book Club with Kim
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 11am-12pm@Mason’s Garde
Garden
Early Readers Book Club with KimOctober 7, 14, 21, 2811am - 12pmages 7-9Outside at the Mason Library in Gt. Barrington A book club for parents and children to read together! Support your child's development through reading and conversation. Sign up for the 4 week series. Hula hoops provided for ...read more
VIRTUAL: World Traveler’s Club
3:00-4:00pm
VIRTUAL: World Traveler’s Club
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 3:00-4:00pmVIRTUAL: World Trave
VIRTUAL PROGRAM
For ages 7+Our World Traveler's Club goes Virtual! Grab your passport and come on a journey around the world! At 3:00pm each first Wednesday of the month we will visit a different continent and learn about the children who live in these faraway places via videos and books.Take-home craft will be...read more

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VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
11-11:55am
VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
Thursday, Oct. 8, 11-11:55am
(Tuesdays, September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)
VIRTUAL: Spanish Lan
Virtual Program
For ages 8 & up  Twice weekly Tuesday and Thursday at 11 am for 55 minutes 5 weeks total: Begins Tuesday September 29, ends Thursday October 29 $50 paid by check to Great Barrington Libraries (see refund policy at end in "Housekeeping") Click here to meet Erika on video...read more

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@Mason’s Garden: Sing and Play with Jeannie
10-11am
@Mason’s Garden: Sing and Play with Jeannie
Friday, Oct. 9, 10-11am@Mason’s Garde
Garden
🌻Children's Garden behind the library--Registration Required (email chpplaygroups@gmail.com)✔️Bring your instruments, your singing voices and your playful vibes! Space is limited, please pre-register. All participants over the age of two will need to wear a mask. Hula Hoops will be provi...read more
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VIRTUAL PROGRAM An Apothecary of Daily Practice: a handmade book as a library of things
1:00-4:00pm
VIRTUAL PROGRAM An Apothecary of Daily Practice: a handmade book as a library of things
Saturday, Oct. 10, 1:00-4:00pmVIRTUAL PROGRAM An A
VIRTUAL PROGRAM
Book artist and writer, Suzi Banks Baum returns to the Great Barrington Public Libraries to lead a book arts workshop designed to develop powers of attention through devotion to daily creative practice. In three 3-hour sessions on Zoom, participants will build a soft bodied multi-signature book with...read more

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BOTH LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ DAY
BOTH LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ DAY
Monday, Oct. 12,
Mason Library
@Mason Parks Commission
5:00-7:00pm
 @Mason Parks Commission
Monday, Oct. 12, 5:00-7:00pm
Mason Library
Meeting in the Community Room
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@Mason’s Garden: Brain Builders
10-11am
@Mason’s Garden: Brain Builders
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 10-11am@Mason’s Garde
Garden
🌻Children's Garden behind the library--Registration Required (email chpplaygroups@gmail.com)✔️This is Brain Building in progress! Read, Sing, Play during circle time. Social distancing outdoors! Interactive experience for parents and children to support their academic skills and socia...read more
VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
11-11:55am
VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 11-11:55am
(Tuesdays, September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)
VIRTUAL: Spanish Lan
Virtual Program
For ages 8 & up  Twice weekly Tuesday and Thursday at 11 am for 55 minutes 5 weeks total: Begins Tuesday September 29, ends Thursday October 29 $50 paid by check to Great Barrington Libraries (see refund policy at end in "Housekeeping") Click here to meet Erika on video...read more

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@Mason’s Garden: Early Readers Book Club with Kim
11am-12pm
@Mason’s Garden: Early Readers Book Club with Kim
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 11am-12pm@Mason’s Garde
Garden
Early Readers Book Club with KimOctober 7, 14, 21, 2811am - 12pmages 7-9Outside at the Mason Library in Gt. Barrington A book club for parents and children to read together! Support your child's development through reading and conversation. Sign up for the 4 week series. Hula hoops provided for ...read more
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VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
11-11:55am
VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
Thursday, Oct. 15, 11-11:55am
(Tuesdays, September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)
VIRTUAL: Spanish Lan
Virtual Program
For ages 8 & up  Twice weekly Tuesday and Thursday at 11 am for 55 minutes 5 weeks total: Begins Tuesday September 29, ends Thursday October 29 $50 paid by check to Great Barrington Libraries (see refund policy at end in "Housekeeping") Click here to meet Erika on video...read more

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@Mason’s Garden: Sing and Play with Jeannie
10-11am
@Mason’s Garden: Sing and Play with Jeannie
Friday, Oct. 16, 10-11am@Mason’s Garde
Garden
🌻Children's Garden behind the library--Registration Required (email chpplaygroups@gmail.com)✔️Bring your instruments, your singing voices and your playful vibes! Space is limited, please pre-register. All participants over the age of two will need to wear a mask. Hula Hoops will be provi...read more
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@Mason’s Garden: Kindergarten Write and Read with Kim
11:00-11:45am
@Mason’s Garden: Kindergarten Write and Read with Kim
Monday, Oct. 19, 11:00-11:45am@Mason’s Garde
Garden
🌻Children's Garden behind the library--Registration Required (email chpplaygroups@gmail.com)✔️Kindergarten Write and Read with Kimfor ages 5 and 6 with caregiver11-11:45amOutside garden at the Mason Library in Gt. Barrington Hear a story and write a little bit! Parents learn to support basic re...read more
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@Mason’s Garden: Brain Builders
10-11am
@Mason’s Garden: Brain Builders
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 10-11am@Mason’s Garde
Garden
🌻Children's Garden behind the library--Registration Required (email chpplaygroups@gmail.com)✔️This is Brain Building in progress! Read, Sing, Play during circle time. Social distancing outdoors! Interactive experience for parents and children to support their academic skills and socia...read more
VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
11-11:55am
VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 11-11:55am
(Tuesdays, September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)
VIRTUAL: Spanish Lan
Virtual Program
For ages 8 & up  Twice weekly Tuesday and Thursday at 11 am for 55 minutes 5 weeks total: Begins Tuesday September 29, ends Thursday October 29 $50 paid by check to Great Barrington Libraries (see refund policy at end in "Housekeeping") Click here to meet Erika on video...read more

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@Mason’s Garden: Early Readers Book Club with Kim
11am-12pm
@Mason’s Garden: Early Readers Book Club with Kim
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 11am-12pm@Mason’s Garde
Garden
Early Readers Book Club with KimOctober 7, 14, 21, 2811am - 12pmages 7-9Outside at the Mason Library in Gt. Barrington A book club for parents and children to read together! Support your child's development through reading and conversation. Sign up for the 4 week series. Hula hoops provided for ...read more
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VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
11-11:55am
VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
Thursday, Oct. 22, 11-11:55am
(Tuesdays, September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)
VIRTUAL: Spanish Lan
Virtual Program
For ages 8 & up  Twice weekly Tuesday and Thursday at 11 am for 55 minutes 5 weeks total: Begins Tuesday September 29, ends Thursday October 29 $50 paid by check to Great Barrington Libraries (see refund policy at end in "Housekeeping") Click here to meet Erika on video...read more

Virtual: Bot Building Workshop
3:00-4:00pm
 Virtual: Bot Building Workshop
Thursday, Oct. 22, 3:00-4:00pmVirtual: Bot Buildin
Mason Library
Good for children 10 years and up. Limited to four families.The Rhode Island Computer Museum presents a Bot Building Workshop. Join us for a blended workshop on building and programming a mBot. Participants will borrow one of four mBots, for two weeks. Please arrange to pick up mBot with Youth Servi...read more

VIRTUAL PROGRAM Brown’s Defeat: A bad day for Western Massachusetts during the Revolutionary War
7:00-8:30pm
VIRTUAL PROGRAM Brown’s Defeat: A bad day for Western Massachusetts during the Revolutionary War
Thursday, Oct. 22, 7:00-8:30pmVIRTUAL PROGRAM Brow
VIRTUAL PROGRAM
Most people have never heard of the “other” John Brown, the Revolutionary War leader from Pittsfield who was an early critic of Benedict Arnold, lead a daring raid on Fort Ticonderoga in 1777, and died with more than thirty of his men on October 19th, 1780 in an obscure fight on the Moha...read more
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@Mason’s Garden: Sing and Play with Jeannie
10-11am
@Mason’s Garden: Sing and Play with Jeannie
Friday, Oct. 23, 10-11am@Mason’s Garde
Garden
🌻Children's Garden behind the library--Registration Required (email chpplaygroups@gmail.com)✔️Bring your instruments, your singing voices and your playful vibes! Space is limited, please pre-register. All participants over the age of two will need to wear a mask. Hula Hoops will be provi...read more
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VIRTUAL PROGRAM An Apothecary of Daily Practice: a handmade book as a library of things
1:00-4:00pm
VIRTUAL PROGRAM An Apothecary of Daily Practice: a handmade book as a library of things
Saturday, Oct. 24, 1:00-4:00pmVIRTUAL PROGRAM An A
VIRTUAL PROGRAM
Book artist and writer, Suzi Banks Baum returns to the Great Barrington Public Libraries to lead a book arts workshop designed to develop powers of attention through devotion to daily creative practice. In three 3-hour sessions on Zoom, participants will build a soft bodied multi-signature book with...read more

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@Mason’s Garden: Kindergarten Write and Read with Kim
11:00-11:45am
@Mason’s Garden: Kindergarten Write and Read with Kim
Monday, Oct. 26, 11:00-11:45am@Mason’s Garde
Garden
🌻Children's Garden behind the library--Registration Required (email chpplaygroups@gmail.com)✔️Kindergarten Write and Read with Kimfor ages 5 and 6 with caregiver11-11:45amOutside garden at the Mason Library in Gt. Barrington Hear a story and write a little bit! Parents learn to support basic re...read more
@Mason HALLOWEEN STORYWALK
2:00-5:00pm
 @Mason HALLOWEEN STORYWALK
Monday, Oct. 26, 2:00-5:00pm@Mason HALLOWEEN STO
Mason Library
🌻In front of Library--Registration Required (email chpplaygroups@gmail.com)✔️FREE BOOK, CRAFT, HALLOWEEN BOOTY & ROBIN'S CANDY GIFT CARD RAFFLERegister by emailing CHP Playgroups or call 413-528-2403x4.We'll feature "Skeleton for Dinner" by Margery Cuyler .  Th...read more
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@Mason’s Garden: Brain Builders
10-11am
@Mason’s Garden: Brain Builders
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 10-11am@Mason’s Garde
Garden
🌻Children's Garden behind the library--Registration Required (email chpplaygroups@gmail.com)✔️This is Brain Building in progress! Read, Sing, Play during circle time. Social distancing outdoors! Interactive experience for parents and children to support their academic skills and socia...read more
VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
11-11:55am
VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 11-11:55am
(Tuesdays, September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)
VIRTUAL: Spanish Lan
Virtual Program
For ages 8 & up  Twice weekly Tuesday and Thursday at 11 am for 55 minutes 5 weeks total: Begins Tuesday September 29, ends Thursday October 29 $50 paid by check to Great Barrington Libraries (see refund policy at end in "Housekeeping") Click here to meet Erika on video...read more

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@Mason’s Garden: Early Readers Book Club with Kim
11am-12pm
@Mason’s Garden: Early Readers Book Club with Kim
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 11am-12pm@Mason’s Garde
Garden
Early Readers Book Club with KimOctober 7, 14, 21, 2811am - 12pmages 7-9Outside at the Mason Library in Gt. Barrington A book club for parents and children to read together! Support your child's development through reading and conversation. Sign up for the 4 week series. Hula hoops provided for ...read more
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VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
11-11:55am
VIRTUAL: Spanish Language & Culture for Kids
Thursday, Oct. 29, 11-11:55am
(Tuesdays, September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)
VIRTUAL: Spanish Lan
Virtual Program
For ages 8 & up  Twice weekly Tuesday and Thursday at 11 am for 55 minutes 5 weeks total: Begins Tuesday September 29, ends Thursday October 29 $50 paid by check to Great Barrington Libraries (see refund policy at end in "Housekeeping") Click here to meet Erika on video...read more

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@Mason’s Garden: Sing and Play with Jeannie
10-11am
@Mason’s Garden: Sing and Play with Jeannie
Friday, Oct. 30, 10-11am@Mason’s Garde
Garden
🌻Children's Garden behind the library--Registration Required (email chpplaygroups@gmail.com)✔️Bring your instruments, your singing voices and your playful vibes! Space is limited, please pre-register. All participants over the age of two will need to wear a mask. Hula Hoops will be provi...read more
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