Happy July 4th!

Visit us located in the West Stockbridge Town Hall for books for all types of readers, 14 magazine subscriptions, the daily Berkshire Eagle and weekly Record,and the Local Yokel, DVDs, and audiobook CDs, as well as day passes to local attractions. We offer 4 public computers, a Kindle preloaded with best sellers,and wifi access for laptops. 

The library will be closed Saturday, July 2nd to observe Independence Day.

A small but enthusiastic group of carousel fans welcomed artist Teri Davis last month for a preview of the new Berkshire Carousel opening July 1st. We learned about the carousel animals and got ride tokens and coloring books of all the gorgeous hard -carved horses. 

Young readers up to grade six are invited to join our 2016 Summer Reading Program, “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read.” June 28-July 30 .  

   Get up and move with Berkshire Pulse! 

We welcome Dance Educator Ellen Gorman for a series of 4 Creative Movement classes for young people ages 4-8. Children will explore musical rhythms and movement through dance games and exercises. Spaces limited so sign-ups encouraged. Classes meet Tuesdays, July 5,12,19,26 from 1-1:45 pm. (Sponsored by the West Stockbridge Friends of the Library,)

 All ages magic show!

  Magician and juggler Scott Jameson returns on July 8, 11 am. Umbrellas plucked out of thin air, drawings come to life, and a volunteer will unlock telekinetic abilities.  (Sponsored by the West Stockbridge Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.)

The library welcomes children of all abilities /All programs free of charge. 


Ø We’re also looking for students entering grades 7-10 to help in the library this summer. Pick up an application at the library. 


 v  Summer Library Programs are supported by the Massachusetts Library System, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Boston Bruins, with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, an independent federal agency. We also thank the Friends of the West Stockbridge Public Library and the West Stockbridge Cultural Council, the Western Mass Library Advocates, Friendly’s and the Eastern States Exposition for donating tickets to the rafle.

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