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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Busy Bumble Bees
10:30 am
 Busy Bumble Bees
Monday, Oct. 1, 10:30 am
(Mondays, October 1, 22, & 29, 10:30 am)
Busy Bumble Bees
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(Recommended for ages birth-3) Help your child work their wiggles out in this lively storytime that includes early literacy fun with stories, songs, and action rhymes. The program will be followed by an open play session. No registration is required. 
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Teen Tech Experts
3:30 pm
 Teen Tech Experts
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 3:30 pmTeen Tech Experts
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Seniors, do you need help with your mobile phone, iPad or tablet?  Make an appointment with one of our teen “Tech Expert” volunteers.  Contact th...read more
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Makerspace Drop In Hours
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
(Thursdays, October 4, 11, & 25, 2 - 7:30 pm)
Makerspace Drop In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For grades 4 - 12. Drop in Thursdays any time between 2 pm and 7:30 pm (October 18 between 2 and 5 pm) to explore our makerspace.
Sit & Knit
6 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Oct. 4, 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, Oct. 5, 10:30 AM
(Fridays, September 28; October 5 and 26 @ 10:30 AM)
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: Tully
1 pm
 Movie Matinee: Tully
Friday, Oct. 5, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Tully
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Movie description: The film is about Marlo, a mother of three, including a newborn. Marlo's brother gives her a night nanny as a gift. Hesitant with the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tull...read more
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Stock Club
1:30 pm
 Stock Club
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 1:30 pmStock Club
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join local investors to discuss stock market trends.
Waking Up Tired? Could it be Sleep Apnea?
6:30 pm
Waking Up Tired? Could it be Sleep Apnea?
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6:30 pmWaking Up Tired? Cou
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Learn about Sleep Apnea with Dr. Brown, Chief Medical Officer of Kathy's Urgent Care in Berlin.  
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Senior Center Book Club
1:30 PM
 Senior Center Book Club
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 1:30 PMSenior Center Book C
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join us for a discussion of the book, Notorious RBG : The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik.  Book description: Presents an illustrated biography of the feminist icon and legal pioneer who has changed the world, especiall...read more
Mobile Electronic Devices & Your Child: A Parent’s Guide to Keeping Your Child Safe
6:00 PM
Mobile Electronic Devices & Your Child: A Parent’s Guide to Keeping Your Child Safe
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 6:00 PMMobile Electronic De
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
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Registration required, begins Sep 26.
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Sit & Knit
1 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Oct. 11, 1 pmSit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Makerspace Drop In Hours
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
(Thursdays, October 4, 11, & 25, 2 - 7:30 pm)
Makerspace Drop In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For grades 4 - 12. Drop in Thursdays any time between 2 pm and 7:30 pm (October 18 between 2 and 5 pm) to explore our makerspace.
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Movie Matinee: Same Kind of Different as Me
1 pm
Movie Matinee: Same Kind of Different as Me
Friday, Oct. 12, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Same
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Movie description: International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives. Starring Greg Kinnear and Renee Zellweger. Rated PG-13. Movie length:...read more
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One of Windsor: The Untold Story of America’s First Witch Hanging
1 pm
One of Windsor: The Untold Story of America’s First Witch Hanging
Saturday, Oct. 13, 1 pmOne of Windsor: The
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Author Beth M. Caruso will discuss her book One of Windsor, a chilling story about Connecticut's first victim of the Connecticut witch trials.

Books will be available for sale/signing after the event.
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All About Teeth Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Teeth Storytime
Monday, Oct. 15, 10:30 amAll About Teeth Stor
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(Recommended for ages 2+) A hygienist from Dr. C. Scott Buonanno's office will be joining us to teach us about our teeth and read us a story. No registration is required.
 
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PJ Storytime
6:30 pm
 PJ Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 6:30 pmPJ Storytime
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For birth five. Wear your PJs and bring your favorite stuffed friend for this storytime. Join us for an upbeat time with the family! We'll share an interactive song and a very short book. Brief playtime follows. No registration required.
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Author Joe Clifford
6:30 pm
 Author Joe Clifford
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 6:30 pmAuthor Joe Clifford
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join Joe Clifford as he discusses his latest works, Broken Ground and The One That Got Away, as well as the re-release of his 2013 book: Junkie Love.  Copies of his books will be available for purchase/signing.
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Makerspace Drop In Hours
2 - 5 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Thursday, October 18, 2 - 5 pmMakerspace Drop In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For grades 4 - 12. Drop in Thursdays any time between 2 pm and 7:30 pm (October 18 between 2 and 5 pm) to explore our makerspace.
Sit & Knit
6 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Oct. 18, 6 pmSit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Make & Take: Glittered Pumpkins
6:30 pm
 Make & Take: Glittered Pumpkins
Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30 pmMake & Take: Glitter
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Turn a plain pumpkin into something amazing!  Please bring 1 foam pumpkin approximately 6 inches or smaller or 2-3 mini foam pumpkins.  All other supplies provided.

Registration required, begins Sep 27.
LOL Club
6:30 pm
 LOL Club
Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30 pmLOL Club
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Recommended for grades 4 - 6. Come hang out with friends. We will provide games, crafts, and maker activities. Registration is strongly recommended.
*We will be meeting in the Makerspace!*

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Movie Matinee: Black Panther
1 pm
 Movie Matinee: Black Panther
Friday, Oct. 19, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Black
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Movie description: T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past. Rated PG-13. Movie length: 2 hour, 14 minutes. 
Movie released in 2018.
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Saturday Book Club: Atonement
10:30 AM
 Saturday Book Club: Atonement
Saturday, Oct. 20, 10:30 AMSaturday Book Club:
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join us in a discussion of Atonement by Ian McEwan. 

Book Description: In the summer of 1935, 13-year-old Briony Tallis wildly misinterprets the relationship between her sister Cecilia and Robbie Turner, childhood friends home from Cambridge. So when her young c...read more
Mount Everest: In Search of Snow Leopards & Adventure at the Roof of the World
1 pm
Mount Everest: In Search of Snow Leopards & Adventure at the Roof of the World
Saturday, Oct. 20, 1 pmMount Everest: In Se
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Into the Throne of the Mountain Gods: A Journey to Mount Everest, presented by CCSU Geography Chair, Dr. Richard W. Be...read more

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Busy Bumble Bees
10:30 am
 Busy Bumble Bees
Monday, Oct. 22, 10:30 am
(Mondays, October 1, 22, & 29, 10:30 am)
Busy Bumble Bees
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(Recommended for ages birth-3) Help your child work their wiggles out in this lively storytime that includes early literacy fun with stories, songs, and action rhymes. The program will be followed by an open play session. No registration is required. 
Cookbook Club
6:30 pm
 Cookbook Club
Monday, Oct. 22, 6:30 pmCookbook Club
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Do you enjoy flipping through cookbooks to decide what to make? Do you search through recipes for inspiration? Come join our newest monthly book clu...read more
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Halloween Cupcake Decorating
6:00 PM
 Halloween Cupcake Decorating
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 6:00 PMHalloween Cupcake De
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(For grades K+). Boo to you! Come decorate a spooky cupcake or two! Get a special Halloween airbrushed temporary tattoo with our tattoo machine, too! Space is limited, registration is required. Call (860) 828-7127 or register online.

Registration required, begins Oct 9.
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Makerspace Family Drop In
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Makerspace Family Drop In
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2:00 pm - 7:30 pmMakerspace Family Dr
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For families. Drop any time between 2 pm and 7:30 pm to explore our makerspace. Children under eight must be accompanied by a caregiver in the Makerspace.
New Britain Symphony Orchestra: String Quartet
6:30 pm
New Britain Symphony Orchestra: String Quartet
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 6:30 pmNew Britain Symphony
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Join us for a mini-concert from the New Britain Symphony Orchestra.

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Sit & Knit
1 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Oct. 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
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
(Thursdays, October 4, 11, & 25, 2 - 7:30 pm)
Makerspace Drop In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For grades 4 - 12. Drop in Thursdays any time between 2 pm and 7:30 pm (October 18 between 2 and 5 pm) to explore our makerspace.
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM
 Mother Goose on the Loose
Friday, Oct. 26, 10:30 AM
(Fridays, September 28; October 5 and 26 @ 10:30 AM)
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: A Quiet Place
1 pm
 Movie Matinee: A Quiet Place
Friday, Oct. 26, 1 pmMovie Matinee: A Qui
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Movie description: In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. Rated PG-13. Movie length: 1 hour, 30 minutes. 
Movie released in 2018.
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Open Sew
10:30 am- 3:30 pm
 Open Sew
Saturday, Oct. 27, 10:30 am- 3:30 pmOpen Sew
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join us for a day of sewing!  Drop in and bring your hand sewing or your sewing machine and work on your projects while in the company of others. We will have an ironing station, a cutting station and power strips for you to use.
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Busy Bumble Bees
10:30 am
 Busy Bumble Bees
Monday, Oct. 29, 10:30 am
(Mondays, October 1, 22, & 29, 10:30 am)
Busy Bumble Bees
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(Recommended for ages birth-3) Help your child work their wiggles out in this lively storytime that includes early literacy fun with stories, songs, and action rhymes. The program will be followed by an open play session. No registration is required. 
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