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The library staff and trustees wish all of our patrons a very happy and healthy Thanksgiving holiday. 
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,  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. 

LIBRARY NEWS

  IMPORTANT NOTICE: 

The Library will be closed Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11th and Wednesday, Nov. 26th and Thursday, Nov. 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

    BOLO or “be on the lookout” for our Book Art award-winning Hedgehogs on display at Shaker MillBooks, 3 Depot Street. Many thanks to proprietor Eric Wilska for showcasing our young patrons’ creations. After you look in the window, be sure to visit inside the store. Shaker Mill Books is not only the world’s largest provider of local authors and history, but serves as our “go to” source for locating hard-to-find books. If you can’t find a book in the CWMARS system, please try Shakermillbooks.com before going to Amazon!

Trustees Front Entrance Beautification Project!
The next time you visit the new Book  Drop in front of Town Hall, you may notice activity at the adjacent planting bed. We're replacing ummer annuals with native sustainable perennials in a permaculture design. Excitement won’t begin ‘til spring but you may view the finished garden plan on display inside the library. 

  Also, we have a new bike rack courtesy of an anonymous donor.  After the old broken rack was removed, a group of young library patrons was seen parking bikes in that empty spot. Kudos to these young riders for their polite behavior!

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  • FYI !! LEGO® Club meets Thursdays,  3-3:45, for children ages 4 and up who like to build with LEGOS are invited to be creative with our library’s collection. Thanks to our donors  of used and new LEGOs. 

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

Recent Announcements

  • 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
  • Cricket - Sunday, September 21st Join us at 2 PM for a game of cricket.  The game will be held behind the Town Hall in West Stockbridge - 21 State Line Road.  If you don't ...
    Posted Sep 19, 2014, 11:56 AM by Roland Dudney
  • AUGUST/SEPTEMBER ARTIST ILENE SPIEWAK ART AT THE WEST STOCKBRIDGE LIBRARY AUGUST/SEPTEMBER ARTIST ILENE SPIEWAK – PAINTING VISIT OUR LOCAL ARTISTS EXHIBITS WEBPAGE 
    Posted Aug 13, 2014, 7:00 AM by Roland Dudney
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