Book Reading with David A. Jaicks


Join us Thursday, April 16, from 5:30-7:00pm at Mason, for a reading with local poet David Jaicks! He will be reading from his most recent work. Everyone is invited, please bring a hat – you’ll find out why when you get here.;)

What’s New at the Great Barrington Libraries

honey and bees

Bees, Beekeeping and the Environment

Mason Library
Saturday, April 18, 11:00am – 12:00pm

Jan Johnson, Master Beekeeper and founder of Berkshire Wildflower Honey, will share her knowledge of bees and beekeeping, as well as the role that bees play in our environment as local pollinators. They both benefit from and convey benefit to the extensive open space, gardens and farmland.
Honey and beeswax products will be available for sale after the talk.
This program is part of Mason’s “Nature & Environment Month” programming, and is free and open to the public.

StoryWalk Big Red Barn

Mason Library
Wednesday, April 22, 10-11:30am

Take a walking tour through Great Barrington while reading pages of Margaret Wise Brown’s “Big Red Barn.” Starting point is the Subway Sandwich Shop at 10am. End point is our library where we will read the entire book at 10:45 and do a craft.Good for preschool through grade 2; no registration necessary

Sponsored by Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Facilitator & the CHP Family Network.

photo display

Photo Exhibit at Mason

“Sustainable? Environment, Wildlife & Culture”

Throughout the month of April, the Main Reading Room at Mason will be hosting an exhibit of photographs by award-winning local residents Dan Mead and Sally Eagle. Their work will be on display from March 30 through April 30.