SHINE! Story time event

The Bookloft and Berkshires Macaroni Kid will co-host a SHINE! Storytime and Book Reading for kids on Sunday, Nov. 10, from 2-3 p.m. to celebrate the Nov. 5 release of Chris Grabenstein (New York Times bestselling author of "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library") and J.J. Grabenstein's feel-good children's book "SHINE!" The book is recommended for ages 8-12, but ages 5 and up are welcome to attend this event.

The afternoon will feature a reading of the first few chapters of "SHINE!," and a SHINE!-inspired craft. All children in attendance will also receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a copy of "SHINE!" Books will also be on hand for purchase. 

This a FREE event, but a donation to the Berkshire Humane Society is suggested (See Wish List Below).

Pre-registration is recommended! The first 10 children to register will receive a SHINE! gift bag, and extra raffle entry.

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The Bookloft is located at 332 Stockbridge Road in Great Barrington. For more information email

Donation Wish List
The Berkshire Humane Society urgently need these Items:

  • For Dogs— Pupperoni and other soft treats, Gallon & Quart Ziploc Bags Laundry Detergent, Scented Floor Cleaner, Paper Towels, Heavy Duty Garbage Bags, Iams Dry Dog Kibble, Dryer Sheets, Liquid Hand Soap
  • For Cats & Small Animals — Care Fresh Softsorbent Bedding, Hand Sanitizer, Windex & Lysol Spray, Disinfectant Wipes, S.O.S. or Brillo Pads, Any Dry Cat Food, Fancy Feast Cat food, Clay Cat Litter, Small Paper Plates
Event address: 
332 Stockbridge Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230