Berkshire Athenaeum and updated library hours

Berkshire Athenaeum expands library hours

Beginning on Monday, May 17, the Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s public library, will expand its library hours for various services. The extended hours are now 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

During this time, all-day lobby services at the Wendell Avenue entrance are available without an appointment.  Curbside pickup with an appointment at the Bartlett Avenue parking lot is also available.

Additionally, limited in-person browsing and computer use, including Children’s Library visits, will be available for up to one hour on even hours. Appointments are recommended, as time and occupancy are limited. Local History research visits are available by appointment.

All visitors are required to wear a mask for the duration of their visit and must follow social distancing and hygiene protocols. For more information, please visit or call 413-499-9480.