Art from Monument Mountain Middle School on display at Mason


Come and check out these tree paintings from the students at Monument Valley Middle School – these kids have some serious talent! They’ll be on display in the main room at Mason all through April and into May.

   What’s New at the Great Barrington Libraries

intro to shakespeare

An Introduction to the Life and Times of Shakespeare

Ramsdell Library
Wednesday, April 23, 3:00-4:00PM

Join us for a special presentation from Shakespeare & Company about the life and times of Shakespeare.  There will be merriment, sword fighting and entertainment.  For school aged children.

beginning birding

Beginning Birding Workshop

Mason Library
Wednesday, April 23, 5:30-7:00PM

Do you love birds but have a hard time identifying them? Come have some fun with beginning birders, Sharon Siter and Christine Ward, to learn the basics of bird identification. We will use Sharon’s Backyard Bird photos to share bird ID techniques and helpful resources.  Christine will demonstrate a great new App for beginning birders that makes bird ID a snap.  Come with any field guides you like to use and a bird–loving friend. We will provide participants with a series of field walks for beginning birders. To register:  Sponsored by Great Barrington Trails and Greenways.


Storywalk in GB Where the Wild Things Are

Mason Library
Friday, April 25, 10:00-11:30AM

Families begin reading page one of Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak at Subway Sandwich Shop. Whether walking, skipping or leaping to the next posted page, readers will follow the story accented by colorful pictures. The two-page spreads are posted over the course of the “walk” and end at Mason Library with a 10:30am live reading and craft.