Vegetarian Cooking Class

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Looking to learn how to cook as a vegetarian or simply get new, healthy ideas?  Come along to our four week Vegetarian Cooking Series at Ramsdell, held on Wednesdays in July from 7:00-8:00pm!
Local amateur cook, Lia Douillet, will be leading the classes.  Come to one or come to all – bring a knife and a chopping board and we will supply the rest.
For the fourth session Lia will be focusing on bread and desserts.
Please register beforehand – enrollment is limited to 10 people. 

What’s New at the Great Barrington Libraries

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Experiment: Color Changing Milk

Ramsdell Library
Wednesday, July 30, 3:00-4:00pm

Join us for a fun afternoon science experiment! Using ordinary household materials like milk, food coloring, and dish soap, you can create an awesome chemical reaction and a beautiful explosion of colors.


Sciencetellers, “Dragons and Dreams”

Mason Library
Thursday, Jul. 31, 6:15-7:00pm

Sciencetellers uses visually exciting experiments to bring the sights and sounds of a story to life! Wouldn’t dragon’s breath be an amazing sight to see?! Well, get ready to see it … feel it … smell it … maybe even taste it! This story features interactive science experiments with dry ice, flash paper, exploding bottles, and much more.

Good for families with children K-5
No registration necessary


Do You Have Copies of the Berkshire Record from 2012?

Mason Library has microfilmed and archived every issue of the Berkshire Record for over 100 years, but we’re missing a few newspapers from 2012! Can you help? We’re looking for the week of March 30-April 6, the week of April 20-April 26, the week of June 15-June 21, and the week of June 22-June28, all from 2012. If you have any of these, or know where we might be able to find them, please contact Director Amanda DeGiorgis or Assistant Director, Jessica Magelaner.

Thank you for helping us preserve history!