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:
Stock Club
Stock Club
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 1:30 pm
Join local investors to discuss stock market trends.
Senior Center Book C
Senior Center Book Club
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 1:30 pm
Join us at the Berlin Senior Center for a book discussion of The Red Bandanna by Tom Rinaldi.  
Book description: The inspirational story of the iconic September 11 hero traces his faith-based life outlook, his decision to walk away from more lucrative career interests to volunteer as a FDNY firefighter and the accounts of survivors who revealed how he sacrificed his life to save people trapped in the South Tower. 
Discussion takes place at Senior Center: 33 Colonial Drive, Berlin
Contact the library for a copy of the book.
Half Day Fun: Make A
Half Day Fun: Make A Catapult!
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2-3:30 PM
(Grades K+; grades 2 and under with a caregiver) Drop in and build! Be creative and improve your engineering skills while we build our  own catapults and test them out. No registration is required, while supplies last. 
Sit & Knit
Sit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Thursday, Dec. 14, 1 pm
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Make & Take: Holiday
Make & Take: Holiday Gift Tags
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Thursday, Dec. 14, 6:30 pm
Create beautiful tags for your holiday gifts!  Use paper, stamps, ribbon and more to create a collection of gift tags to complete your holiday gift-giving with a flourish!  All supplies included.  Adults, teens, and children 10 and up welcome!

 

**Tags will differ from those shown here


Registration required.  Materials have been purchased for use in this program.  If you register but cannot attend, please call the reference desk at 860-828-7126 to cancel. Sponsored by Friends of the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library.
Eighth Annual Ginger
Eighth Annual Gingerbread Contest and Display
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Friday, Dec. 15

Create your own house and drop it off at the library between Friday,

December 15 - Monday, December 18 (please note we are closed Sunday).

 

There will be 2 categories: “Child” (individual child or groups of children under 10) and “Other”, which includes families, groups or any entry for someone over 10.

 

A panel of judges will decide the winners on Tuesday, December 19.

 

Entries will be displayed throughout the week of December 18th.

 

Viewer’s Choice Award! Patrons can vote for their overall favorite from December 19-December 21.


NEW: Online voting!  Visit our Facebook page from 12/19-12/22 to cast an online vote for Viewer’s Choice Award. Viewer’s Choice winners will be notified after the holiday weekend.

Movie Showing: Glass
Movie Showing: Glass Castle
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Friday, Dec. 15, 1 pm
Movie description: A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty. Rated PG-13.  Movie length: 2 hours, 7 minutes. 
Eighth Annual Ginger
Eighth Annual Gingerbread Contest and Display
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Saturday, Dec. 16

Create your own house and drop it off at the library between Friday,

December 15 - Monday, December 18 (please note we are closed Sunday).

 

There will be 2 categories: “Child” (individual child or groups of children under 10) and “Other”, which includes families, groups or any entry for someone over 10.

 

A panel of judges will decide the winners on Tuesday, December 19.

 

Entries will be displayed throughout the week of December 18th.

 

Viewer’s Choice Award! Patrons can vote for their overall favorite from December 19-December 21.


NEW: Online voting!  Visit our Facebook page from 12/19-12/22 to cast an online vote for Viewer’s Choice Award. Viewer’s Choice winners will be notified after the holiday weekend.

Eighth Annual Ginger
Eighth Annual Gingerbread Contest and Display
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Monday, Dec. 18

Create your own house and drop it off at the library between Friday,

December 15 - Monday, December 18 (please note we are closed Sunday).

 

There will be 2 categories: “Child” (individual child or groups of children under 10) and “Other”, which includes families, groups or any entry for someone over 10.

 

A panel of judges will decide the winners on Tuesday, December 19.

 

Entries will be displayed throughout the week of December 18th.

 

Viewer’s Choice Award! Patrons can vote for their overall favorite from December 19-December 21.


NEW: Online voting!  Visit our Facebook page from 12/19-12/22 to cast an online vote for Viewer’s Choice Award. Viewer’s Choice winners will be notified after the holiday weekend.

Eighth Annual Ginger
Eighth Annual Gingerbread Contest and Display
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Tuesday, Dec. 19

Create your own house and drop it off at the library between Friday,

December 15 - Monday, December 18 (please note we are closed Sunday).

 

There will be 2 categories: “Child” (individual child or groups of children under 10) and “Other”, which includes families, groups or any entry for someone over 10.

 

A panel of judges will decide the winners on Tuesday, December 19.

 

Entries will be displayed throughout the week of December 18th.

 

Viewer’s Choice Award! Patrons can vote for their overall favorite from December 19-December 21.


NEW: Online voting!  Visit our Facebook page from 12/19-12/22 to cast an online vote for Viewer’s Choice Award. Viewer’s Choice winners will be notified after the holiday weekend.

Eighth Annual Ginger
Eighth Annual Gingerbread Contest and Display
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Wednesday, Dec. 20

Create your own house and drop it off at the library between Friday,

December 15 - Monday, December 18 (please note we are closed Sunday).

 

There will be 2 categories: “Child” (individual child or groups of children under 10) and “Other”, which includes families, groups or any entry for someone over 10.

 

A panel of judges will decide the winners on Tuesday, December 19.

 

Entries will be displayed throughout the week of December 18th.

 

Viewer’s Choice Award! Patrons can vote for their overall favorite from December 19-December 21.


NEW: Online voting!  Visit our Facebook page from 12/19-12/22 to cast an online vote for Viewer’s Choice Award. Viewer’s Choice winners will be notified after the holiday weekend.

Eighth Annual Ginger
Eighth Annual Gingerbread Contest and Display
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Thursday, Dec. 21

Create your own house and drop it off at the library between Friday,

December 15 - Monday, December 18 (please note we are closed Sunday).

 

There will be 2 categories: “Child” (individual child or groups of children under 10) and “Other”, which includes families, groups or any entry for someone over 10.

 

A panel of judges will decide the winners on Tuesday, December 19.

 

Entries will be displayed throughout the week of December 18th.

 

Viewer’s Choice Award! Patrons can vote for their overall favorite from December 19-December 21.


NEW: Online voting!  Visit our Facebook page from 12/19-12/22 to cast an online vote for Viewer’s Choice Award. Viewer’s Choice winners will be notified after the holiday weekend.

Sit & Knit
Sit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Thursday, Dec. 21, 6 pm
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Eighth Annual Ginger
Eighth Annual Gingerbread Contest and Display
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Friday, Dec. 22

Create your own house and drop it off at the library between Friday,

December 15 - Monday, December 18 (please note we are closed Sunday).

 

There will be 2 categories: “Child” (individual child or groups of children under 10) and “Other”, which includes families, groups or any entry for someone over 10.

 

A panel of judges will decide the winners on Tuesday, December 19.

 

Entries will be displayed throughout the week of December 18th.

 

Viewer’s Choice Award! Patrons can vote for their overall favorite from December 19-December 21.


NEW: Online voting!  Visit our Facebook page from 12/19-12/22 to cast an online vote for Viewer’s Choice Award. Viewer’s Choice winners will be notified after the holiday weekend.

Library Closed
Library Closed
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Saturday, Dec. 23
The library will be closed on Saturday, December 23 through Tuesday, December 26.  We will re-open on Wednesday, December 27.
Library Closed
Library Closed
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Monday, Dec. 25
The library will be closed on Saturday, December 23 through Tuesday, December 26.  We will re-open on Wednesday, December 27.
Library Closed
Library Closed
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Tuesday, Dec. 26
The library will be closed on Saturday, December 23 through Tuesday, December 26.  We will re-open on Wednesday, December 27.
Riverside Reptiles p
Riverside Reptiles presents Living Dragons!
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2:00 PM
For ages 4 and up. Dragons?! No, not real dragons - lizards! Meet many different species of lizards: geckos that can climb glass, skinks with bright blue tongues, a legless lizard, a cousin of the Komodo Dragon, and a lizard with an impressive beard. Meet these and many more as we venture into the realm of living dragons. Registration is required and begins December 18. Please call (860) 828-7127 to register. Space is limited. 
  Sponsored by Friends of the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library.
Sit & Knit
Sit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Thursday, Dec. 28, 1 pm
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Critter Caravan
Critter Caravan
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Thursday, Dec. 28, 2:00 PM
Ages 3 and up. Hold on to a hedgehog! Pet a silky Angora rabbit! It's like going on a safari around the world! This traveling animal show uses a hands-on approach based on the belief that children learn best using all their senses. Space is limited and registration is required beginning Dec.18. Call (860) 828-7127 to register. Sponsored by Friends of the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library.
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