The Great Barrington Libraries
are looking to redesign our website.

Please contact Amanda DeGiorgis, Director,

in regards to questions and to receive a copy of the

GB Library Request for Proposals – Website Design.

GREEN INSPIRATION:
Celebrating Regional Farms, Food,
& the Green Economy
presents
“It’s not easy being Green!”
Wednesday, Aug. 21, 5:00-7:00
Mason Library

Please join us as five “Green Inspiration” artists

converse about the beauty of the Berkshires

and its impact on their creative process.

Linda Stillman + Morgan Bulkeley + Phillip Knoll+
KK Kozik + Geoffrey Young  (Moderator)

—- lemonade reception —-

Mystery Readers’ Book Club
Tuesday, Aug. 20, 5:45 pm
Mason Library

The Green Ripper by John MacDonald.

We will be meeting in the Community Room this month.

All are welcome!

Lovers of Literature Book Club
Saturday, Aug. 24, 10:00 am
Mason Library
(History room)

Celebrate Melville’s 200th birthday

as we discuss Moby-Dick.

All are welcome!

Twilight Time: Aging in Amazement
A reading & discussion
with Susie Kaufman
Saturday, Aug. 24, 11:00-12:30
Ramsdell Library

A reflection on memory, aging, and mortality

in the form of a collection of short essays

that travels back and forth in time.

Kaufman invites the reader to accompany her

on a journey of inquiry, from a childhood in

Jewish New York in the fifties to an unknown

future & back again.

FREE and open to the public

Open play – board/card games
for adults
Saturday, August 24, 2:00-3:00 pm
Ramsdell Library

Bring the game of your choice.

For further information, please contact

Lindsay at ponycamp@aol.com

Painting in Oils
with Margaret Buchte
Sunday, August 25, 2:00-3:30
Ramsdell Library

This is a stress-free, fun “Painting In Oils” class offered to

adults, teens and children of all skill levels.

This class is ongoing Sunday afternoons, when the library is open.

Registration requested.  However, drop-ins are welcome.

Starting July 1, 2019, library items
that are eligible for renewal,
will be automatically renewed!

–CWMars will send a reminder notice

two days before the item is due.–

On the date the item is due, you will get

an email from CWMars that will say

“Items may have been renewed – check for status”.

When you open the email, it will list the items

that CWMars tried to renew and will let you

know if the renewal attempt was successful.

–one renewal per item–

Friends of the G. B. Libraries
$1 – Book Sale
July 5 – August 31
Mason Library reading room 

Your donations help fund

free museum passes,

documentary film series,

Sunday programming at Ramsdell and more.

Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/FriendsGBL

Join our mailing list:  friendsgbl@gmail.com