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.

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All Together Now Storytime
10:30 AM
 All Together Now Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 10:30 AM
(July 9, 16, & 23 @ 10:30 AM)
All Together Now Sto
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(Ages birth-preschool) Join us for a storytime featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes followed by an open play session. No registration is required.
Fidelco Guide Dog Program
2:00 PM
 Fidelco Guide Dog Program
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 2:00 PMFidelco Guide Dog Pr
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(Ages 3 and up) A representative from the Fidelco Guide Dog Organization (a local organization that raises and trains guide dogs) will be here to talk about what they do . Meet one of their dogs, hear about all the hard work that goes into training them, and learn how you can help!

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Walking Book Club
9:15 am
 Walking Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 9:15 amWalking Book Club
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

As part of our new Get Moving series, the Berlin-Peck Memorial Li...read more

Turtle Dance Music: Space! The Cosmos for Kids
6:30 pm
Turtle Dance Music: Space! The Cosmos for Kids
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 6:30 pmTurtle Dance Music:
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(All ages) Space! The Cosmos For Kids is a techno-space-dance-party for the whole family! Each song includes dancing, music technology and information about our universe to a thumping beat. Audience members will meet aliens from outer space, sing about our solar system, participate in a rap battle w...read more

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Kensington Fire-Rescue Storytime & Truck
10:30 AM
Kensington Fire-Rescue Storytime & Truck
Thursday, Jul. 18, 10:30 AMKensington Fire-Resc
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~~Rescheduled from June 20~~
(All ages) Firefighters from Kensington Fire-Rescue will be here to read a story and answer questions about fighting fires, then we'll explore a firetruck! No registration is necessary. 
Slime Time!
2:00 PM
 Slime Time!
Thursday, Jul. 18, 2:00 PMSlime Time!
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(Grades 2 and up). Squish! Slurp! Burp! These are the sounds of slime! Learn how to make a fun variety of slimes. Dress for a mess! 
Sit & Knit
6 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Jul. 18, 6 pmSit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM
 Mother Goose on the Loose
Friday, Jul. 19, 10:30 AM
(July 12, 19, & 26)
Mother Goose on the
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(Ages birth-preschool) Help your child develop early literacy skills while having a great time! This program combines music, movement, nursery rhymes, instruments, and books. The program will be followed by an open play session. No registration is required. 
Movie Matinee: Finding Your Feet
1 pm
Movie Matinee: Finding Your Feet
Friday, Jul. 19, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Findi
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Movie description: On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate. Rated PG-13. Movie length: 1 hour, 51 m...read more
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Saturday Book Club
10:30 am
 Saturday Book Club
Saturday, Jul. 20, 10:30 amSaturday Book Club
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join us for a discussion of Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell.
Book description: Deep in the heart of London, in a lush communal square, as a festive garden party is taking place, a thirteen year-old girl lies unconscious and bloody in...read more
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Makerspace Monday: DIY Ceramic Coasters
5:30-7 pm
Makerspace Monday: DIY Ceramic Coasters
Monday, Jul. 22, 5:30-7 pmMakerspace Monday: D
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(Grades 4 and up). Create your own beautiful ceramic coasters with just a few sharpies and some rubbbing alcohol! A simple DIY - make sure to bring a friend! 

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All Together Now Storytime
10:30 AM
 All Together Now Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 10:30 AM
(July 9, 16, & 23 @ 10:30 AM)
All Together Now Sto
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(Ages birth-preschool) Join us for a storytime featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes followed by an open play session. No registration is required.
Bears in Connecticut
6:30 pm
 Bears in Connecticut
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 6:30 pmBears in Connecticut
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join Master Wildlife Conservationist Ginny Apple as she talks about black bears: learn about the natural history of black bears in CT, their habitats, diets, behaviors, reproductions & current research efforts.
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Walking Book Club
9:15 am
 Walking Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 9:15 amWalking Book Club
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

As part of our new Get Moving series, the Berlin-Peck Memorial Li...read more

Nutmeg Book Club
6:30 pm
 Nutmeg Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 6:30 pmNutmeg Book Club
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(Grades 4-6) 2020 Nutmeg Book Award nominees have been announced! BPML’s Nutmeg Book Club will read, discuss, and vote for their favorites! The group will meet bi-weekly on Wednesday nights all summer long. Pick up your book @ the library! Titles will be chosen at the meetings. **The title we&...read more

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Silly Sing-Along with Edward Leonard
10:30 AM
Silly Sing-Along with Edward Leonard
Thursday, Jul. 25, 10:30 AMSilly Sing-Along wit
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A Silly Sing-A-Long is a mix of popular children's songs, interactive musical games, dance, movement, and rhythms. Kids of all ages (and their grown-up friends) will sing, dance, and act silly with Edward and his guitars, drums, and other assorted musical surprises and gags.

Sit & Knit
1 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Jul. 25, 1 pmSit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Makerspace Drop-In Hours
3:00 - 5:00 PM
 Makerspace Drop-In Hours
Thursday, Jul. 25, 3:00 - 5:00 PMMakerspace Drop-In H
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(Grades 2 +) Drop in and explore our Makerspace! We have craft supplies, Keva Planks, Bloxels, Cubelets, video game systems (Switch, XBox One, Wii), K'Nex, Board Games, Magformers, 3D Printing Pens and lots more! 
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM
 Mother Goose on the Loose
Friday, Jul. 26, 10:30 AM
(July 12, 19, & 26)
Mother Goose on the
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(Ages birth-preschool) Help your child develop early literacy skills while having a great time! This program combines music, movement, nursery rhymes, instruments, and books. The program will be followed by an open play session. No registration is required. 
Movie Matinee: Overboard
1 pm
 Movie Matinee: Overboard
Friday, Jul. 26, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Overb
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Movie description: After a spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and loses his memory, a mistreated employee convinces him that he is her working-class husband. Rated PG-13. Movie length: 1 hour, 5 minutes. Movie released in 2018.
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Visit the Library at Berlin Farmer’s Market
9 am- 12:30 pm
Visit the Library at Berlin Farmer’s Market
Saturday, Jul. 27, 9 am- 12:30 pmVisit the Library at
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Make and Take: Paint Pouring
1 pm
 Make and Take: Paint Pouring
Saturday, Jul. 27, 1 pm
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Create a beautiful piece of art by pouring acrylic paint onto a 8x10 canvas.  No artistic skills required and all supplies provided.

Cancellation policy: Please be courteous.  We purchase supplies for these Make & Take programs and they typ...read more


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Makerspace Drop-In Hours
5:30-7 pm
 Makerspace Drop-In Hours
Monday, Jul. 29, 5:30-7 pmMakerspace Drop-In H
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(Grades 2 +) Drop in and explore our Makerspace! We have craft supplies, Keva Planks, Bloxels, Cubelets, video game systems (Switch, XBox One, Wii), K'Nex, Board Games, Magformers, 3D Printing Pens and lots more! 
Cookbook Club
6:30 pm
 Cookbook Club
Monday, Jul. 29, 6:30 pmCookbook Club
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join us for this fun twist on a book club. All cooks welcome!  Borrow the book, make a recipe, and share it at the club! 
This month's title will be Everyday Cook by Alton Brown.  Please contact the library...read more
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All Together Now Storytime
10:30 AM
 All Together Now Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 10:30 AM
(July 9, 16, & 23 @ 10:30 AM)
All Together Now Sto
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(Ages birth-preschool) Join us for a storytime featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes followed by an open play session. No registration is required.
Makerspace Drop-In Hours
3:00 - 5:00 PM
 Makerspace Drop-In Hours
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 3:00 - 5:00 PMMakerspace Drop-In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(Grades 2 +) Drop in and explore our Makerspace! We have craft supplies, Keva Planks, Bloxels, Cubelets, video game systems (Switch, XBox One, Wii), K'Nex, Board Games, Magformers, 3D Printing Pens and lots more! 
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Walking Book Club
9:15 am
 Walking Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 31, 9:15 amWalking Book Club
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

As part of our new Get Moving series, the Berlin-Peck Memorial Li...read more

Out of the Box: Dragon Was Terrible!
6:30 pm
Out of the Box: Dragon Was Terrible!
Wednesday, Jul. 31, 6:30 pmOut of the Box: Drag
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(Grades 1-4) Trade the heat of the summer for the heat of a dragon's fiery breath! Join us for a dragon-and-princess themed storytime with an adventurous art project to follow. Remember to dress messy (smocks and playclothes). 

Registration required, begins Jul 17.
   
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