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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Flash Mob Dance Practice
10:30 am
 Flash Mob Dance Practice
Saturday, Jul. 1, 10:30 amFlash Mob Dance Prac
Interested in joining us for the July 8th Flash Mob?  Come in and practice with us!  We will show the tutorial dance videos on a big screen in our meeting room for those who wish to get some extra practice.  These extra practices are not mandatory to participate in the Flash Mob. &nbs...read more
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Flash Mob Dance Practice
6:30 pm
 Flash Mob Dance Practice
Wednesday, Jul. 5, 6:30 pmFlash Mob Dance Prac
Interested in joining us for the July 8th Flash Mob?  Come in and practice with us!  We will show the tutorial dance videos on a big screen in our meeting room for those who wish to get some extra practice.  These extra practices are not mandatory to participate in the Flash Mob. &nbs...read more
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Sit & Knit
6 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Jul. 6, 6 pmSit & Knit
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. 7, 10:30 AMMother Goose on the
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 registration is required.
...read more
Movie Matinee: Lion
1 pm
 Movie Matinee: Lion
Friday, Jul. 7, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Lion
Movie description:At only five years old, Saroo Brierley got lost on a train in India. Unable to read or write or recall the name of his hometown or even his own last name, he survived alone for weeks on the rough streets of Calcutta before ultimately being transferred to an agency and adopted by a ...read more
Meet the MakerSpace!
2 PM
 Meet the MakerSpace!
Friday, Jul. 7, 2 PMMeet the MakerSpace!
For grades 6 and up. Drop by and learn about all of the technology, crafts, games and other fun stuff in our MakerSpace! The MakerSpace has Snap and Squishy Circuits, Ozobots, Spheros, Makey Makeys, a pop-up green screen, Magformers, Legos, a chalk wall, K'Nex, an Ellison die-cut machine, a butt...read more
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Flash Mob
9 am
 Flash Mob
Saturday, Jul. 8, 9 amFlash Mob
Get ready for the thrill of a lifetime!  Come join a sizzling, beginner level dance flash mob created for all ages and abilities.  No dance experience necessary, however flexibility to do some basic cha-cha steps and access to computer for choreography tutorial is necessary.
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Book ’Em!: Police Officer Storytime
10:30 AM
Book ’Em!: Police Officer Storytime
Monday, Jul. 10, 10:30 AMBook ’Em!: Pol
Join Berlin Police Detective Scott Schreiner for some police-themed stories! After the stories there'll be time for questions, then we'll go outside and get a tour of a police car! All ages. No registration is required. 
Grow with Nature
2:00 PM
 Grow with Nature
Monday, Jul. 10, 2:00 PMGrow with Nature
Get to know the environment with the help of Dr. Seuss and the Lorax as you learn about the importance of plants and take part in planting your very own seeds to take home and watch grow! For ag...read more

Registration required, begins Jul 3.
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Minecrafters
2:00 PM
 Minecrafters
Tuesday, Jul. 11, 2:00 PMMinecrafters
The library has a Minecraft server! Visit the library to fill out a form to be granted access (whitelisted). Join other super-fans to show off y...read more

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Teen/Tween Game Night
6:00 PM
 Teen/Tween Game Night
Wednesday, Jul. 12, 6:00 PMTeen/Tween Game Nigh
Newington’s Your Friendly Neighborhood Tabletop Shop will be here to teach us some fabulous tabletop and card games! All who attend will be entered into a prize drawing for tabletop games. Snacks provided. For ages...read more

Registration required, begins Jul 5.
Remembering the Berlin Depot
6:30 pm
 Remembering the Berlin Depot
Wednesday, Jul. 12, 6:30 pmRemembering the Berl
An encore presentation from the Berlin Historical Society.  
Since 1840, trains have run through Berlin, defining our town center in Kensington. The Berlin Depot is part of a uniquely Berlin story we need to share. So many of us are in mourning over the loss and wondering what will become ...read more
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Sit & Knit
1 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Jul. 13, 1 pmSit & Knit
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. 14, 10:30 AMMother Goose on the
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 registration is required.
...read more
Movie Matinee: Jackie
1 pm
 Movie Matinee: Jackie
Friday, Jul. 14, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Jacki
Movie description: A searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. The film places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassinati...read more
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Construction Club
1:00-2:30 PM
 Construction Club
Saturday, Jul. 15, 1:00-2:30 PMConstruction Club
Calling all builders - come build with us! Legos®, giant blocks, Duplos, Magformers and more will be available. All you need to bring is your creativity! Al...read more
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Movie Matinee: Girl on the Train
6:30 pm
Movie Matinee: Girl on the Train
Monday, Jul. 17, 6:30 pmMovie Matinee: Girl
Movie description: Rachel is unemployed and devastated by a recent divorce. She fills her time with drinking, riding the commuter train, and fantasizing about a seemingly perfect couple the train passes by every day. Then one morning, Rachel sees something shocking that...read more
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Book ’Em!: Police Officer Storytime
10:30 AM
Book ’Em!: Police Officer Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 18, 10:30 AMBook ’Em!: Pol
Join Berlin Police Officer Aimee Krzykowski and K9 Titan for some police-themed stori...read more
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Greg Frisbee: Comic Juggler
6:30 PM
 Greg Frisbee: Comic Juggler
Wednesday, Jul. 19, 6:30 PMGreg Frisbee: Comic
Come and see Greg Frisbee and his comedy entertainment with a new spin! You will experience juggling, magic, rubber chickens and above all else COMEDY! You’ll cheer as one hapless volunteer stands center stage and manages to spin large rubber balls on the beaks of rubb...read more
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Storytime With A Princess
2:00 PM
 Storytime With A Princess
Thursday, Jul. 20, 2:00 PMStorytime With A Pri
Once Upon A Tiara Princess Parties invites you to join Belle and Rapunzel for a magical day at the library! Join us ...read more

Registration required, begins Jul 13.
Sit & Knit
6 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Jul. 20, 6 pmSit & Knit
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Make & Take at the Library: Create a T-Shirt Bag
6:30 pm
Make & Take at the Library: Create a T-Shirt Bag
Thursday, Jul. 20, 6:30 pmMake & Take at the L
The second in our Make and Take program series: No-Sew T-Shirt Bags!  
Do you have a t-shirt you never wear?  Rather than donating it or letting it sit in your closet, bring it with you to this program where we will teach you how to use it to make a cute tote bag.  No sewing requ...read more

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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM
 Mother Goose on the Loose
Friday, Jul. 21, 10:30 AMMother Goose on the
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 registration is required.
...read more
Movie Matinee: Girl on the Train
1 pm
Movie Matinee: Girl on the Train
Friday, Jul. 21, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Girl
Movie description: Rachel is unemployed and devastated by a recent divorce. She fills her time with drinking, riding the commuter train, and fantasizing about a seemingly perfect couple the train passes by every day. Then one morning, Rachel sees something shocking that...read more
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Family Movie Matinee: Beauty and the Beast
2:00 PM
Family Movie Matinee: Beauty and the Beast
Monday, Jul. 24, 2:00 PMFamily Movie Matinee
The story and characters you love come to life in the live-action adaptation of Disney's animated classic, a cinematic event celebrating one of the most beloved tales ever told. Rated PG. Runtime: 2 hours 9 minutes. Bring comfy seating and snacks, if you wish! All ages. No registration is requir...read more
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Bibliobop
10:30 AM
 Bibliobop
Tuesday, Jul. 25, 10:30 AMBibliobop
(Birth - Preschool)
Are you ready to shake your sillies out? Join us for a story followed by some energetic dancing, singing, playing and bubbles! Geared to toddlers and preschoolers.No registration is required.
Henna Tattoos
5:30-7:30
 Henna Tattoos
Tuesday, Jul. 25, 5:30-7:30Henna Tattoos
Henna tattoos by Lauren Grover of Paisley Peacock Body Arts.  Registration required.  Please CALL to register starting 7/6/17.  860-828-7126.
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Sit & Knit
1 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Jul. 27, 1 pmSit & Knit
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. 28, 10:30 AMMother Goose on the
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 registration is required.
...read more
Movie Matinee: Loving
1 pm
 Movie Matinee: Loving
Friday, Jul. 28, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Lovin
Movie description: The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.  Rated PG-13.  2 hours, 3 minutes.
DIY Fidget Spinners
2 PM
 DIY Fidget Spinners
Friday, Jul. 28, 2 PMDIY Fidget Spinners
Design and construct your own custom fidget spinner! For grades 6 and up. Snacks provided! Program will take place in our NEW MakerSpace. No registration is required. 
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Movie Matinee: A Dog’s Purpose
6:30 pm
Movie Matinee: A Dog’s Purpose
Monday, Jul. 31, 6:30 pmMovie Matinee: A Dog
Movie description: The soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love.  Rated PG.  1 hour, 40 minutes. 
     
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