Welcome to our library!
The purpose of the West Stockbridge Public Library is to enable all to be effective users of information and to appreciate and enjoy literature and other creative expressions of information. Our collection includes books for all types of readers, 14 magazine subscriptions, the daily Berkshire Eagle and weekly Record ,the Richmond Record and Local Yokel , DVD's, and audiobook CD's, as well as museum day passes to local attractions. We offer 4 public computers, a Kindle preloaded with best sellers,and wifi access for laptops.
Need a cure for cabin fever?
We welcome back award- winning pastel artist Greg Maichack for a free hands-on pastel workshop, “Regatta”, Saturday, Feb. 7th, 10-12 in the community room. “Regatta” focuses on the Golden Age of Impressionism and Monet’s “The Regatta at Argenteuil”.
Beginners to advanced artists are invited to learn about the finer aspects of pastel art and create an original work under Greg’s direction.
We thank the West Stockbridge Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. Call the library at 223-0300 EXT 308 to sign up.
Stop in the library this month to help us celebrate Chinese New Year (Feb. 19). It’s the Year of the Sheep. Grab a fortune cookie and admire our friendly dragon. During school winter vacation week, we’ll host a Chinese New Year story and craft time, Thurs., Feb. 19th, 3-3:30.
Computer classes, including Windows 8 and introductory classes, continue through the winter. Call or stop at the library to sign up.
Thanks to a generous donor, we now have the Sunday New York Times (on Tuesday) to add to our new newspaper rack as well as approved minutes of the West Stockbridge Board of Selectmen meetings.
John Stanmeyer of Stanmeyer Gallery and Shaker Dam Coffee House, has written an article "Where I Live" published in National Geographic. Click on the above link to read the article.