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. 



Please join us for our second annual National Library Week Open House, Sat., April 18th, 11-1. 

 National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country. Library patrons and community members are invited to stop by the library for refreshments, a “remainders” sale, raffle and more. We again thank our friends at Rouge for “book” goodies. 

The first ten visitors receive a “Define Our Library” tote bag.

Vacation week LEGO-Fest 

We’ll hold LEGO Club all week, Tues.,-Fri., 3-4 pm, during school vacation week.  


Steepletop, home of Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, opens May 1st. for an expanded season of activities and events.  Interested in volunteering at the gardens or historic house? Contact Martha Raftery at 1-518-392-3362 for more information.  

Computer classes, including Windows 8 and introductory classes, continue through the spring. Call or stop at the library to sign up.  



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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