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.  


Recent Announcements

  • Sharon Vidal - February Artist Sharon's February exhibit features vistas of West Stockbridge.  Visit our Local Artists Exhibits page to see samples of what available. 
    Posted Jan 24, 2015, 12:09 PM by Roland Dudney
  • Sharon Vidal - January/February 2015 Artist "Painterly Photos" Sharon lives in West Stockbridge with her rescued black lab Lucca. She Has a BFA in Art Education, and was an Advertising Executive for 40 years. She specializes in hand ...
    Posted Jan 7, 2015, 12:24 PM by Roland Dudney
  • Liza Gyllenhaal on her new novel Bleeding Heart This “compelling, adroitly crafted novel of suspense”* is set in a small Berkshire community and includes a subplot involving a local Historical Society’s efforts to restore an historic building ...
    Posted Nov 8, 2014, 1:48 PM by Roland Dudney
  • Legendary Locals of the Southern Berkshires Mark your calendar's, Friday October 24th at 7:00 PM, Gary Levielle will share some stories.
    Posted Oct 21, 2014, 3:52 PM by Roland Dudney
  • October Artist - Doane Perry An exhibit of Doane's photographs will be shown at the library during October.Come visit!
    Posted Sep 19, 2014, 12:07 PM by Roland Dudney
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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.

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