Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Berlin-Peck Memorial Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
Walkers & Wigglers
Monday, May. 22, 10:30 AM

(Ages 18 – 36 months)

Help your toddler work out his wiggles with this fun storytime.  Toddlers will read stories, sing, and complete a light craft.    The program will be followed by an open play session.  
No registration is required
 
Bibliobop
Tuesday, May. 23, 10:30 AM
(Birth - Preschool)
Are you ready to shake your sillies out? Join us for a story followed by some energetic dancing, singing, playing and bubbles! Geared to toddlers and preschoolers.No registration is required.
Peek-A-Baby
Wednesday, May. 24, 10:30 AM
(Ages birth to 18 months)
Help your baby begin a lifelong love of reading by joining us for this fun program.   Babies will listen to stories, do lap sits, and sing songs.  The program will be followed by an open play session.  
No registration is required.

 
Sit & Knit
Thursday, May. 25, 1 pm
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Bookworms
Thursday, May. 25, 2 PM
(Ages 3 - 5)
Help your child develop a sense of independence and a love a reading with this lively storytime.   Children will listen to books, sing songs, complete a craft and many other exciting things.
No registration required

 
Creating a Biodivers
Thursday, May. 25, 7 pm
This is a first in a series of programs presented by the Berlin Land Trust. Sponsored by Berlin Land Trust.
Mother Goose on the
Friday, May. 26, 10:30 AM
  (Ages: Birth to Preschool)
Help your child develop early literacy skills while having a great time! This program combines music, movement, nursery rhymes, instruments and books. Aids in developing literacy skills, and strengthens bonds between caregiver and child.
No registration is required.
Memoir Writing Works
Wednesday, May. 31, 1 pm- 2 pm
Facilitated by Via Arts' Kristianna Smith, participants write memoirs inspired by their real- life experiences.  After creating written work, participants will be coached through performance technique to make their words on the page fit for sharing.  Join us for this three day exploration of storytelling and performance.

Facilitator Bio: Kristianna Smith is a founding partner of Via Arts LLC.  She has spent the past decade working with youth, educators and the elderly reinvigorating the human experience through theater arts. Sponsored by Friends of the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library and The Berlin Senior Center.
Sit & Knit
Thursday, Jun. 1, 6 pm
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Chapter Chat Book Cl
Thursday, Jun. 1, 6:30 PM
Chapter Chat Book Club
Thursday, June 1, 6:30 pm
A book club for elementary school readers. You read the book at home and then join us for a lively discussion and craft based on the book. There are no wrong answers in Chapter Chat, just fun! This month we will be discussing Danny's Doodles: The JellyBean Experiment by David Adler. Copies are available at the Children’s Reference desk. Registration is required.
Movie Matinee: Hidde
Friday, Jun. 2, 1 pm
Movie description: As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.  Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst and Jim Parsons.  Rated PG.  2 hours, 7 minutes. 
Movie Matinee: Hidde
Monday, Jun. 5, 6:30 pm
Movie description: As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.  Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst and Jim Parsons.  Rated PG.  2 hours, 7 minutes. 
Memoir Writing Works
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 1 pm- 2 pm
Facilitated by Via Arts' Kristianna Smith, participants write memoirs inspired by their real- life experiences.  After creating written work, participants will be coached through performance technique to make their words on the page fit for sharing.  Join us for this three day exploration of storytelling and performance.

Facilitator Bio: Kristianna Smith is a founding partner of Via Arts LLC.  She has spent the past decade working with youth, educators and the elderly reinvigorating the human experience through theater arts. Sponsored by Friends of the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library and The Berlin Senior Center.
Sit & Knit
Thursday, Jun. 8, 1 pm
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Movie Matinee: Fence
Monday, Jun. 12, 6:30 pm
Movie description: In 1950s Pittsburgh, a Black garbage collector named Troy Maxson--bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues--is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones.  Starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.  Rated PG-13.  2 hours, 19 minutes.
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Stock Club
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 1:30 pm
Join local investors for discussions on stock market trends.
Memoir Writing Works
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 1 pm- 2 pm
Facilitated by Via Arts' Kristianna Smith, participants write memoirs inspired by their real- life experiences.  After creating written work, participants will be coached through performance technique to make their words on the page fit for sharing.  Join us for this three day exploration of storytelling and performance.

Facilitator Bio: Kristianna Smith is a founding partner of Via Arts LLC.  She has spent the past decade working with youth, educators and the elderly reinvigorating the human experience through theater arts. Sponsored by Friends of the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library and The Berlin Senior Center.
Sit & Knit
Thursday, Jun. 15, 6 pm
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Movie Matinee: Fence
Friday, Jun. 16, 1 pm
Movie description: In 1950s Pittsburgh, a Black garbage collector named Troy Maxson--bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues--is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones.  Starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.  Rated PG-13.  2 hours, 19 minutes.
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The Kenn Morr Band
Monday, Jun. 19, 7 pm
Kick off the summer with an outdoor concert featuring The Kenn Morr Band!

Alternative Folk/Rock with groovin' rhythms, unique instrumentation, poetic lyrics and sweet melodies. Critics say the music stays with you upon first-listening. Kenn's music has been played on radio stations throughout US and Europe.
The concert will be indoors if the weather is undesirable.

Listen to a sample of the band's music.