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Events & Programs

Ramsdell Library Free


Le Petit Musee of Free Art is seeking tiny pieces of art (no larger than 3” x 5”…

Mason Library Free


Delight your baby with lively bounces, fun songs, and engaging books. During this interactive storytime, explore new sights…

Mason Library Free

Brain Builders with Cate!

Through June 30th on Fridays @10:30am – 11:30am For ages 2+ Join us outdoors each week to explore,…


GB is Fine Free!

Beginning on May 1st, 2023, all items borrowed from the Great Barrington Libraries that become overdue will NOT…

Mason Library Free

National Library Pen Pal Project

Send out a postcard, receive a postcard back! Good for grades k-8. This nationwide program pairs patrons from…

Mason Library Free

Summer Crafty Saturdays

Ask at the Youth Services desk for a fun craft you can make and bring home. Available at…

Mason Library Free

Summer Reading: Find Your Voice!

Our fun-filled Summer Reading Program for 2022 (Jun 6 -- Aug 19). Click for more details.

Mason Library Free

M.A.P.S. Artists-in-Residence

Beginning in June 2023, M.A.P.S., a local 501(c)3 arts nonprofit, will be artists-in-residence at the Great Barrington Libraries.…

Housatonic Community Center Free

Party in the Park

Visit Ramsdell Library at Party in the Park and Map Your Housatonic! Contribute to a community-created map of…

Mason Library Free

Local Children’s Author: Thais Harris

Meet Little Red’s author, Thais Harris (BCHN Holistic Nutritionist), for a storytime, special apple food demo, and book…

Mason Library Free

Call of the Wild: Youth Outdoor Skills

"The Call of the Wild" is a program for youth ages 7-13 that explores the nature around us.

Mason Library Free

Forest Park Zoo with Live Animals!

We welcome back The Forest Park Zoo & their animal ambassadors this summer! Their zookeeper will provide information…

Mason Library Free

Summer Animal Adventure Take-Home Kit

Animals have voices too! Take home an Animal Adventure kit that includes a Lego animal (you can create),…

Mason Library Free

Talking Puppet Workshop

Join Rachel and Aaron from M.A.P.S. for a hand puppet-making workshop where children make their puppets come alive!…

Mason Library Free

Family Sing-Along

Join seasoned entertainer Mary Jo for a Family Sing-along. Families can join voices with her guitar for songs…

Mason Library Free

Summertime Brain Builders

For all preschool ages Join us outdoors each week to explore, think, create, and play! Storytime and outdoor…

Mason Library Free

“I Am” Mixed-Media Collage

Express yurself in a mixed media collage. Participants can use a wide assortment of supplies to create a…

Mason Library Free

Be a Physicist! GSK Science with Berkshire Museum

Hands-on science program led by Berkshire Museum for children entering grades 2 – 6.

Mason Library Free

Summer Musical Adventures Take-Home Set

Find your voice by playing music! Try out different instruments inside your take-home kit: egg shaker, cymbal, frog…

Mason Library Free

Accordion Books Workshop

Join Rachel and Aaron from M.A.P.S. in this workshop where children will explore self-expression through learning the ancient…

Mason Library Free

Butterflies, Bees, Bats…Oh My!

Learn about the important job pollinators have in our world. Then come outside for a fun t-shirt spray…

Mason Library Free

Comic Book Workshop

This beginner-level class is to give children a foundation for making their own comics.  In the class, we…

Mason Library Free

Bird Puppet-Making

Join us for a fun, puppet-making workshop about the urban birds of Western Massachusetts.  We will learn about…