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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FREE College Planning Workshop
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
 FREE College Planning Workshop
Thursday, Mar. 1, 6:00 PM-7:30 PMFREE College Plannin
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Join College4Less for a FREE College Financial Planning Workshop designed to help you prepare for the college years and beyond! They'll share vital college financial planning information, as well as take time to answer some of your questions. Please visit read more
Sit & Knit
6 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Mar. 1, 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, Mar. 2, 10:30 AMMother Goose on the
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(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 regiatration is required. 
Movie Showing: 20th Century Women
1 pm
Movie Showing: 20th Century Women
Friday, Mar. 2, 1 pmMovie Showing: 20th
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Movie description: The story of a teenage boy, his mother, and two other women who help raise him among the love and freedom of Southern California of 1979. Rated R. Movie length: 1 hour, 59 minutes. 
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SaturPLAY
10:30 AM-12 PM
 SaturPLAY
Saturday, Mar. 3, 10:30 AM-12 PMSaturPLAY
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
A playgroup that includes fun toys, sensory materials, musical instruments and other activities while providing caregivers an opportunity to interact and build skills with their children and network with one another. No registration is required.
"Play gives chi...read more
Saturday Afternoon Adult Book Group
1 pm
Saturday Afternoon Adult Book Group
Saturday, Mar. 3, 1 pmSaturday Afternoon A
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Join us for a discussion of the book, Do Not Become Alarmed, by Maile Meloy.  Please contact the library to reserve a copy of the book. 

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Busy Bumble Bees
10:30 am
 Busy Bumble Bees
Monday, Mar. 5, 10:30 am
(Mondays, March 5 & March 12, 10:30 am)
Busy Bumble Bees
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
New! Recommended for birth - 3. Help your little one 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. Drop in to any class, no registration required.
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Tax Aide
1pm, 2pm, 3 pm
 Tax Aide
Tuesday, Mar. 6, 1pm, 2pm, 3 pmTax Aide
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Free Tax Assistance thru AARP: call for appointment: 860-828-7126.  Every Tuesday : February 6 through April 17 ...read more
Preparing for Your Home Transition, with Tips on Staging and Downsizing.
6:30 pm
Preparing for Your Home Transition, with Tips on Staging and Downsizing.
Tuesday, Mar. 6, 6:30 pmPreparing for Your H
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Thinking about downsizing your home? Learn some new tips before you begin the transition. 
Presenter Donna Finocchiaro is an Estate Organizer, specializing in downsizing and staging homes to increase their value and competitive edge in the market place.
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Senior Center Book Club
1:30 pm
 Senior Center Book Club
Wednesday, Mar. 7, 1:30 pmSenior Center Book C
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Join us for a discussion of The One-in-a Million Boy by Monica Wood.  Book description: 
After his eleven-year-old son dies, guitarist Quinn Porter does yard work for an aged Lithuanian immigrant, Ona Vitkus, whom his son had often visited and comes to a resolution ab...read more
Early Release Movie: Wonder
2:00 PM
 Early Release Movie: Wonder
Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2:00 PMEarly Release Movie:
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Berlin Schools Early Release Day
Based on the New York Times bestseller by R.J. Palacio, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first ...read more
Demonstration of New Libby OverDrive App
6:30 pm
Demonstration of New Libby OverDrive App
Wednesday, Mar. 7, 6:30 pmDemonstration of New
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Max Rowe, Library Connection Inc., returns to give a lecture and live demo on how to use the new Libby by OverDrive app to borrow eBooks, audiobooks and more from the library. Bring along your own device and get hands-on help. To fully benefit from this workshop, please:
Bring your valid l...read more
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Sit & Knit
1 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Mar. 8, 1 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, Mar. 9, 10:30 AMMother Goose on the
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(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 regiatration is required. 
Movie Showing: Street Cat Named Bob
1 pm
Movie Showing: Street Cat Named Bob
Friday, Mar. 9, 1 pmMovie Showing: Stree
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Movie description: James, a drug addict, is living hand to mouth in London when he adopts a sickly cat. James names the cat Bob and soon they are inseparable.  Not rated. Movie length: 1 hour, 43 minutes. 
St. Patrick’s Day: Celtic Chocolate Program
6:30 pm
St. Patrick’s Day: Celtic Chocolate Program
Friday, Mar. 9, 6:30 pmSt. Patrick’s
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
A program highlighting the history of chocolate in Ireland, Irish chocolate pioneers, Irish lore, famous Irish foods, & Irish poetry.  Samplings of Irish tea, Irish bread, and beautiful Celtic chocolates.

Presented by Kim Larkin of Klassic Creations.

 

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Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail
1 pm
Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail
Saturday, Mar. 10, 1 pmThru-Hiking the Appa
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Those who attend this program will be treated to a modern-day adventure. Sam Ducharme set out on a 2180 mile, 14 state backpacking trip from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Mt. Katahdin Maine. During his six month journey he documented the rugged beauty of the Appalachian Mountains, the wildlife, the ...read more
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Busy Bumble Bees
10:30 am
 Busy Bumble Bees
Monday, Mar. 12, 10:30 am
(Mondays, March 5 & March 12, 10:30 am)
Busy Bumble Bees
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
New! Recommended for birth - 3. Help your little one 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. Drop in to any class, no registration required.
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Tax Aide
1pm, 2pm, 3 pm
 Tax Aide
Tuesday, Mar. 13, 1pm, 2pm, 3 pmTax Aide
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Free Tax Assistance thru AARP: call for appointment: 860-828-7126.  Every Tuesday : February 6 through April 17 ...read more
Stock Club
1:30 pm
 Stock Club
Tuesday, Mar. 13, 1:30 pmStock Club
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Join local investors to discuss stock market trends.
PJ Storytime
6:30 pm
 PJ Storytime
Tuesday, Mar. 13, 6:30 pmPJ Storytime
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For birth to preschool and families. Wear your PJs and bring your favorite stuffed friend for this storytime. We will be dancing our wiggles out before bedtime! A great opportunity for caregivers who work during the day to join us a the library. No registration required.
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Sit & Knit
6 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Mar. 15, 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, Mar. 16, 10:30 AMMother Goose on the
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
(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 regiatration is required. 
Movie Showing: Stronger
1 pm
 Movie Showing: Stronger
Friday, Mar. 16, 1 pmMovie Showing: Stron
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Movie description: Inspired by the true story. Jeff Bauman, a working-class Bostonian, was at the 2013 marathon when the bomb blast occurred and he tragically lost both of his legs. After regaining consciousness, Jeff was able to help law enforcement identify one of the bombers, but his own battle h...read more
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Make & Take:Craft the Day Away
10:30 am - 3 pm
 Make & Take:Craft the Day Away
Saturday, Mar. 17, 10:30 am - 3 pmMake & Take:Craft th
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Do you love to scrapbook or make cards, but struggle to find time at home to do it?  We have the solution! Come all day or part of
the day and do your papercrafting in our meeting room with other crafters. There'll be plenty of work space, as well as an assortment of pap...read more
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Tax Aide
1pm, 2pm, 3 pm
 Tax Aide
Tuesday, Mar. 20, 1pm, 2pm, 3 pmTax Aide
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Free Tax Assistance thru AARP: call for appointment: 860-828-7126.  Every Tuesday : February 6 through April 17 ...read more
The Meaning of Omelets and Life: What I learned from my Mom, the Queen of Omelets
6:30 pm
The Meaning of Omelets and Life: What I learned from my Mom, the Queen of Omelets
Tuesday, Mar. 20, 6:30 pmThe Meaning of Omele
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Simsbury resident John E. Finn, author of The Perfect Omelet: Essential Recipes for the Home Cook talks about the process of writing his definitive ...read more

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Sit & Knit
1 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Mar. 22, 1 pmSit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
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Movie Showing: Lady Bird
12:30 pm
 Movie Showing: Lady Bird
Friday, Mar. 23, 12:30 pmMovie Showing: Lady
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Movie description:In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.  Nominated for 5 Oscar Awards. Rated R. Movie length: 1 hour, 34 minutes. 

Please note: This movie is starting at 12:30 pm today.
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Cookbook Club: Cooking by the Book
6:30 pm
Cookbook Club: Cooking by the Book
Monday, Mar. 26, 6:30 pmCookbook Club: Cooki
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Do you enjoy flipping through cookbooks to decide what to make? Do you search through recipes for inspiration? Come join our newest monthly book club, featuring cookbooks! Just register for "Cook...read more
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Tax Aide
1pm, 2pm, 3 pm
 Tax Aide
Tuesday, Mar. 27, 1pm, 2pm, 3 pmTax Aide
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Free Tax Assistance thru AARP: call for appointment: 860-828-7126.  Every Tuesday : February 6 through April 17 ...read more
Berlin High School: AP Studio Art Show Reception
6:30 pm
Berlin High School: AP Studio Art Show Reception
Tuesday, Mar. 27, 6:30 pmBerlin High School:
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