Berkshire Athenaeum Hosts "Curiosity Day" Saturday, Sept. 23

The Berkshire Athenaeum is pleased to announce that “Curiosity Day,” a free community event will be held Saturday, Sept. 23 at the library.

Children will have a chance to meet “Wild Thing” the character from the book “Where the Wild Things Are”; enjoy dress up play in the Imagination Forest, meet the “wild” reptiles, and have fun in the musical petting zoo. The event’s special guest reader will be State Representative Tricia Farley-Bouvier.

There will also be engaging STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) activities including “make a craft” and “engineer a boat.”

The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum; Pittsfield Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE); Pittsfield Public Schools; Wee Read, Berkshire County Head Start; Berkshire Music School; Berkshire Museum, Child Care of the Berkshires, and Berkshire United Way.

Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

For more information, please call Joanne Pearson, Children and Youth Services’ Supervisor, at 413-499-9480, Ext. 5.