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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Baubles & Bling Sale
10 am -3 pm
 Baubles & Bling Sale
Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 am -3 pmBaubles & Bling Sale
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join us for a gently-used jewelry sale, being held in the Library's Meeting Room from 10am-3pm. Most items will be priced between $1 and $10 and include brooches, necklaces, ear...read more
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Read & Bead: Autumn Edition
10:00 am
 Read & Bead: Autumn Edition
Monday, Dec. 3, 10:00 am
(October 1 - December 29)
Read & Bead: Autumn
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Bring your Read & Bead necklace/keychain from summer back to the library and pick up an Autumn Challenge activity sheet to earn seasonal beads! If you are new to Read & Bead visit the Children's Desk for your necklace or keychain. From October 1 through December 29.
World of Wonder
10:30 am
 World of Wonder
Monday, Dec. 3, 10:30 amWorld of Wonder
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(For ages 1 - 6, with a caregiver) Explore science, technology, engineering art, & math through play (and books!). This month we will be making process art. Just drop in!
 
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Understanding New Tax Changes
6:30 pm
 Understanding New Tax Changes
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6:30 pmUnderstanding New Ta
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), signed into law in December, 2017, has dramati...read more


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Senior Center Book Club: Book Conversations
1:30 PM
Senior Center Book Club: Book Conversations
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 1:30 PMSenior Center Book C
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Join us for "Book Conversations".  Share books you've read with the group.  Maybe we'll get suggestions for our next read!
 
Please note, this discussion takes place at...read more
Make & Take: Book Trees (NEW DATE)
6:30 pm
Make & Take: Book Trees (NEW DATE)
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 6:30 pmMake & Take: Book Tr
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Create beautiful holiday decor for your home!  Please bring a hot glue gun.  All other supplies provided. 

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Makerspace Drop In Hours
2:00 - 7:30 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2:00 - 7:30 pmMakerspace Drop In H
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(For grades 4 - 12, only) Drop in December 6 between 2 pm and 7:30 pm or December 13 between 2 and 5 pm. Try out our video games, do some coding, or make an art project. No registration is required.
Sit & Knit
6 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Dec. 6, 6 pmSit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
DIY Teens: Origami Stars
6:30 PM
 DIY Teens: Origami Stars
Thursday, Dec. 6, 6:30 PMDIY Teens: Origami S
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For grades 6+. Learn to make origami stars. Give them away or use them to decorate your room, locker or Christmas tree! Registration is appreciated and begins November 29. 

Registration required, begins Nov 29.
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SaturPLAY on FriYAY
10:30 am
 SaturPLAY on FriYAY
Friday, Dec. 7, 10:30 amSaturPLAY on FriYAY
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult). A playgroup that includes fun toys, sensory materials, musical instruments and more while providing caregivers an opportunity to interact and build skills with their children and network with one another. No registration is required.
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Movie Matinee: Crazy Rich Asians
1 pm
Movie Matinee: Crazy Rich Asians
Friday, Dec. 7, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Crazy
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Movie description: This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family. Rated PG-13. Movie length: 2 hours. 
Movie released in 2018.
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Nutcracker Tea Party
11:00 AM
 Nutcracker Tea Party
Saturday, Dec. 8, 11:00 AMNutcracker Tea Party
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
A festive tea...a magical ballet...a wonderful time! A family-friendly event perfect for the child in all of us. Dance Legacy will perform a short version of the holiday classic followed by a delightful tea party! All ages. Registration is required and begins November 24. Call (860) 828-7127 or regi...read more

Registration required, begins Nov 24.
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Read & Bead: Autumn Edition
10:00 am
 Read & Bead: Autumn Edition
Monday, Dec. 10, 10:00 am
(October 1 - December 29)
Read & Bead: Autumn
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Bring your Read & Bead necklace/keychain from summer back to the library and pick up an Autumn Challenge activity sheet to earn seasonal beads! If you are new to Read & Bead visit the Children's Desk for your necklace or keychain. From October 1 through December 29.
Cookbook Club: Cookie Swap
6:30 pm
 Cookbook Club: Cookie Swap
Monday, Dec. 10, 6:30 pmCookbook Club: Cooki
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Bring 3-4 dozen cookies (please make only one kind of cookie), a container to bring cookies home and a copy of your recipe.    Reserve a spot by registering here and then conta...read more


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Stock Club
1:30 PM
 Stock Club
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 1:30 PMStock Club
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join local investors to discuss stock market trends.
It’s Splat the Cat Time!
6:30 pm
 It’s Splat the Cat Time!
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 6:30 pmIt’s Splat the
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(For ages 2 -6, with a caregiver) We will read a Splat the Cat story and do some fun activities. Registration is required as space is limited. 
 

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Sit & Knit
1 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Dec. 13, 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 - 5:00 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2:00 - 5:00 pmMakerspace Drop In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(For grades 4 - 12, only) Drop in December 6 between 2 pm and 7:30 pm or December 13 between 2 and 5 pm. Try out our video games, do some coding, or make an art project. No registration is required.
Gift Wrapping Night: Drop In
5:30 pm- 8 pm
 Gift Wrapping Night: Drop In
Thursday, Dec. 13, 5:30 pm- 8 pmGift Wrapping Night:
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Take advantage of our large room and long tables to get all your gift wrapping done in one night! Bring your gifts and wrapping supplies; we'll pro...read more

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Ninth Annual Gingerbread Contest
Ninth Annual Gingerbread Contest
Friday, Dec. 14Ninth Annual Gingerb
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Dentist Fun
10:30 am
 Dentist Fun
Friday, Dec. 14, 10:30 amDentist Fun
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(For ages 2+, with a caregiver). Guests from the dental office of Dr. Michael S. Tosatti will be joining us to talk about teeth!
Movie Matinee: Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again
1 pm
Movie Matinee: Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again
Friday, Dec. 14, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Mamma
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Movie description: Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past. Rated PG-13. Movie length: 1 hour, 54 mins. 
Movie released in 2018.
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Ninth Annual Gingerbread Contest
Ninth Annual Gingerbread Contest
Saturday, Dec. 15Ninth Annual Gingerb
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Ninth Annual Gingerbread Contest
Ninth Annual Gingerbread Contest
Monday, Dec. 17Ninth Annual Gingerb
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Read & Bead: Autumn Edition
10:00 am
 Read & Bead: Autumn Edition
Monday, Dec. 17, 10:00 am
(October 1 - December 29)
Read & Bead: Autumn
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Bring your Read & Bead necklace/keychain from summer back to the library and pick up an Autumn Challenge activity sheet to earn seasonal beads! If you are new to Read & Bead visit the Children's Desk for your necklace or keychain. From October 1 through December 29.
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Ninth Annual Gingerbread Contest
Ninth Annual Gingerbread Contest
Tuesday, Dec. 18Ninth Annual Gingerb
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Ninth Annual Gingerbread Contest
Ninth Annual Gingerbread Contest
Wednesday, Dec. 19Ninth Annual Gingerb
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Ninth Annual Gingerbread Contest
Ninth Annual Gingerbread Contest
Thursday, Dec. 20Ninth Annual Gingerb
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Sit & Knit
6 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Dec. 20, 6 pmSit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
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Ninth Annual Gingerbread Contest
Ninth Annual Gingerbread Contest
Friday, Dec. 21Ninth Annual Gingerb
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Movie Matinee: Christmas Train
1 pm
 Movie Matinee: Christmas Train
Friday, Dec. 21, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Chris
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Movie description: A cynical journalist decides to take a train from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles for Christmas to get inspiration for a story in honor of his late father. He gets to know the other passengers and runs into an old flame while aboard. Rated TV-G. Movie length: 1 hour, 26 minutes.&n...read more
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Read & Bead: Autumn Edition
10:00 am
 Read & Bead: Autumn Edition
Monday, Dec. 24, 10:00 am
(October 1 - December 29)
Read & Bead: Autumn
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Bring your Read & Bead necklace/keychain from summer back to the library and pick up an Autumn Challenge activity sheet to earn seasonal beads! If you are new to Read & Bead visit the Children's Desk for your necklace or keychain. From October 1 through December 29.
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Movie Matinee : The House with a Clock in Its Walls
2:00 pm
Movie Matinee : The House with a Clock in Its Walls
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2:00 pmMovie Matinee : The
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult). Based on a book, the film tells the story of a young orphan who aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world. Rated PG; run time 1 hour and 46 minutes.
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Sit & Knit
1 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Dec. 27, 1 pmSit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Pilkey Party : Dog Man Style
2:00 pm
 Pilkey Party : Dog Man Style
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2:00 pmPilkey Party : Dog M
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(For grades 3+ only) Do you love the Dog Man & Captain Underpants books as much as we do? Come enjoy a craft and games inspired by the author, Dav Pilkey. Registration is required and begins December 18.
 

Registration required, begins Dec 18.
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Teen Chocolate Make & Take
2:00 pm
 Teen Chocolate Make & Take
Friday, Dec. 28, 2:00 pmTeen Chocolate Make
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Want to learn more about CHOCOLATE?! Experience the world of chocolate with special guest, Kim Larkin! You'll learn about the history of chocolate, partake in some chocolate trivia, and last but not least, MAKE and TAKE your CHOCOLATE creations home! There will even be a toppings bar for you to ...read more

Registration required, begins Dec 19.
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Read & Bead: Autumn Edition
10:00 am
 Read & Bead: Autumn Edition
Monday, Dec. 31, 10:00 am
(October 1 - December 29)
Read & Bead: Autumn
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Bring your Read & Bead necklace/keychain from summer back to the library and pick up an Autumn Challenge activity sheet to earn seasonal beads! If you are new to Read & Bead visit the Children's Desk for your necklace or keychain. From October 1 through December 29.
Noon Year’s Eve Party
11:00 am
 Noon Year’s Eve Party
Monday, Dec. 31, 11:00 amNoon Year’s Ev
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For all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult). Join us for this rockin' child-friendly version of New Year's Eve as we count down to noon! We'll make crafts, jump on bubble wrap, eat snacks and have a special countdown. Registration is required and begins December 20.

Registration required, begins Dec 20.
     
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