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Becket and Washington's Community Library

The Becket Athenaeum


All are welcome to join us at the Athenaeum on Tuesday, March 3 at 1:30pmto discuss Wangs vs. the World by Jade Change.

Thank you to all who attended our discussion of No Visible Bruises: What We Don't Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise Snyder.

​This book is the Berkshire Community Read as supported by the Berkshire District Attorney's Domestic Violence Task Force. Please join us for tea or coffee and lively conversation with representatives from the Task Force and the Elizabeth Freeman Center.

The author will be speaking at the Colonial on February 6, 5:30-8pm. Flyer below.

RSVPs are appreciated:


We meet at 1:30pm on the first Tuesday of the month to discuss the book over tea/coffee and make our next selection.

Regular attendance is anywhere between 6 and 16 people. We generally wrap up by 2:45 or 3pm. We read fiction and non-fiction.

Email info@bwlibrary.org if you wish to be added to the book club email list.

Here are a few that we've read over the years:

  • Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • The President is Missing by Bill Clinton & James Patterson
  • The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce
  • Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  • Girl Waits With Gun by Amy Stewart
  • "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" and Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum

The most recent 24 selections are available in our Book Club section. All others are shelved in their appropriate section and have "Book Club" in green on their spine label.

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