Wednesday, March 24, 2010


Ok, here's the rallying cry. Go to We Love Western Mass Libraries on Facebook and become a fan. Not on Facebook? Go to You'll find great ideas for helping us get the word out to the government that we need to reinstate funding for libraries. When the 6 regional libraries are consolidated into one entity, Western Mass is liable to get the short end of the stick. Make a noise - let the governor know we're important, too!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Pastel Workshop on March 27

The Worthington Library Offers “Van Gogh’s Starry Night,” an Expressive Pastel Painting Workshop For Adults

The Worthington Library will host award-winning pastel artist Gregory John Maichack’s workshop: “Van Gogh’s Starry Night: How to Pastel Paint
Expressively” on Saturday, March 27, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. This pastel painting workshop is designed for beginners and experienced artists. Seats may fill quickly so please call 413-238-5565 to pre-register. All materials included.
Participants will freely experiment with hundreds of the artist’s professional grade hard Nupastels and soft Rembrandt pastels, white charcoal and pastel pencils, assorted Canson pastel paper, indigo and black paper, and more in this fun pastel painting workshop.
“This project is supported in part by a grant from the Worthington Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.”