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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Giraffes Can’t Dance Story & Craft
10:30 AM
Giraffes Can’t Dance Story & Craft
Monday, Jul. 2, 10:30 AMGiraffes Can’t
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

For Grades K-2 students: Have you met Gerald? He LOVES to dance! Join Willard Elementary School Literacy Specialist Kristin Piraneo for a reading of the story Giraffes Can't Dance ...read more


Registration required, begins Jun 25.
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Pet Care with Veterinarian Dr. Laura Miller
1:00 PM
Pet Care with Veterinarian Dr. Laura Miller
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 1:00 PMPet Care with Veteri
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Dr. Laura Miller from the Animal Hospital of Berlin will talk about pet care and bring several animals to show us how a veterinarian performs a check-up! All ages. No registration is r...read more

Makerspace Drop In Hours
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
(Tuesdays - Thursdays, June 26th through August 9th)
Makerspace Drop In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For grades 5 - 12. Starting June 26th drop-in Tuesday through Thursday any time between 2 pm and 7:30 pm to explore our makerspace.
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Makerspace Drop In Hours
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Wednesday, Jul. 4, 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
(Tuesdays - Thursdays, June 26th through August 9th)
Makerspace Drop In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For grades 5 - 12. Starting June 26th drop-in Tuesday through Thursday any time between 2 pm and 7:30 pm to explore our makerspace.
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Design Squad Global
2:00 PM
 Design Squad Global
Thursday, Jul. 5, 2:00 PM
(Thursdays, June 28; July 5, 12, 19 & 26; August 2 @ 2:00 PM )
Design Squad Global
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

This 6-week club will meet every Thursday at 2 PM from June 28 -August 2.  Build your creativity and confidence while we design, invent, and build engineering projects together.  We...read more


Registration required, begins Jun 21.
Makerspace Drop In Hours
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Thursday, Jul. 5, 2:00 pm - 7:30 pmMakerspace Drop In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For grades 5 - 12. Starting June 26th drop-in Tuesday through Thursday any time between 2 pm and 7:30 pm to explore our makerspace.
Sit & Knit
6 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Jul. 5, 6 pmSit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
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Movie Matinee: Patriots’ Day
1 PM
Movie Matinee: Patriots’ Day
Friday, Jul. 6, 1 PMMovie Matinee: Patri
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Movie description: The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Monaghan and J.K. Simmons.  Rated R. Movie length: 2 hours, 13 minutes. 
Movie releas...read more
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Decoupaged Decor!
1:00 PM
 Decoupaged Decor!
Monday, Jul. 9, 1:00 PMDecoupaged Decor!
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Join Griswold Elementary School teacher Kristin Beaudet and learn how to decoupage items using Mod Podge glue and wood or plastic objects. For students entering grades 3-8. Registratio...read more


Registration required, begins Jul 2.
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Middle School Book Club
10:30 AM
 Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 10:30 AM
(Tuesdays, July 10 & 31; August 21 @ 10:30 AM)
Middle School Book C
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Do you love to read? Join McGee Middle School teacher Danielle McCorkel for a book club and meet every few weeks in the summer to discuss some of your favorite books in a relaxing group of en...read more


Makerspace Drop In Hours
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
(Tuesdays - Thursdays, June 26th through August 9th)
Makerspace Drop In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For grades 5 - 12. Starting June 26th drop-in Tuesday through Thursday any time between 2 pm and 7:30 pm to explore our makerspace.
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Makerspace Drop In Hours
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
(Tuesdays - Thursdays, June 26th through August 9th)
Makerspace Drop In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For grades 5 - 12. Starting June 26th drop-in Tuesday through Thursday any time between 2 pm and 7:30 pm to explore our makerspace.
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Sit & Knit
1 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Jul. 12, 1 pmSit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Design Squad Global
2:00 PM
 Design Squad Global
Thursday, Jul. 12, 2:00 PM
(Thursdays, June 28; July 5, 12, 19 & 26; August 2 @ 2:00 PM )
Design Squad Global
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

This 6-week club will meet every Thursday at 2 PM from June 28 -August 2.  Build your creativity and confidence while we design, invent, and build engineering projects together.  We...read more


Registration required, begins Jun 21.
Makerspace Drop In Hours
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Thursday, Jul. 12, 2:00 pm - 7:30 pmMakerspace Drop In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For grades 5 - 12. Starting June 26th drop-in Tuesday through Thursday any time between 2 pm and 7:30 pm to explore our makerspace.
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Kensington Fire-Rescue Storytime & Firetruck!
10:30 AM
Kensington Fire-Rescue Storytime & Firetruck!
Friday, Jul. 13, 10:30 AMKensington Fire-Resc
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Firefighters from Kensington Fire-Rescue will be here to read a story and answer your questions about fighting fires, then we'll go outside and explore one of their fire trucks! All ages. No registration is necessary. 
Movie Matinee: Breathe
1 PM
 Movie Matinee: Breathe
Friday, Jul. 13, 1 PMMovie Matinee: Breat
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Movie description: The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.  Rated PG-13. Movie length: 1 hour, 58...read more
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High School Book Talks & Share
6:00 PM
 High School Book Talks & Share
Monday, Jul. 16, 6:00 PMHigh School Book Tal
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Join Mrs. Rice and Mrs. Pappas from Berlin High School to talk about some books you may be interested in reading over the summer. We will also discuss books that you would like to share with ...read more


Registration required, begins Jun 25.
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Makerspace Drop In Hours
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
(Tuesdays - Thursdays, June 26th through August 9th)
Makerspace Drop In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For grades 5 - 12. Starting June 26th drop-in Tuesday through Thursday any time between 2 pm and 7:30 pm to explore our makerspace.
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Makerspace Drop In Hours
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
(Tuesdays - Thursdays, June 26th through August 9th)
Makerspace Drop In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For grades 5 - 12. Starting June 26th drop-in Tuesday through Thursday any time between 2 pm and 7:30 pm to explore our makerspace.
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Design Squad Global
2:00 PM
 Design Squad Global
Thursday, Jul. 19, 2:00 PM
(Thursdays, June 28; July 5, 12, 19 & 26; August 2 @ 2:00 PM )
Design Squad Global
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

This 6-week club will meet every Thursday at 2 PM from June 28 -August 2.  Build your creativity and confidence while we design, invent, and build engineering projects together.  We...read more


Registration required, begins Jun 21.
Makerspace Drop In Hours
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Makerspace Drop In Hours
Thursday, Jul. 19, 2:00 pm - 7:30 pmMakerspace Drop In H
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
For grades 5 - 12. Starting June 26th drop-in Tuesday through Thursday any time between 2 pm and 7:30 pm to explore our makerspace.
Sit & Knit
6 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Jul. 19, 6 pmSit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Make & Take: Painted Rocks
6:30 pm
 Make & Take: Painted Rocks
Thursday, Jul. 19, 6:30 pmMake & Take: Painted
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Painted rocks are so much fun -- add them to a garden for a touch of whimsy, leave in a park to brighten som...read more


Registration required, begins Jun 21.
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Summer Storytime!
10:30 am
 Summer Storytime!
Friday, Jul. 20, 10:30 am
(Fridays, July 20 & 27)
Summer Storytime!
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Beat the summer heat in the cool of the library! We'll share an interactive song and a very short book. A brief playtime will follow. Recommended for birth-preschool.  No registration is required.
Movie Matinee: LBJ
1 PM
 Movie Matinee: LBJ
Friday, Jul. 20, 1 PMMovie Matinee: LBJ
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Movie description:Lyndon Baines Johnson aligns himself with Jack Kennedy, rises to the presidency, and deals with the civil rights struggles of the 1960s.  Starring  Woody Harrelson, directed by Rob Reiner.  Rated R. Movie length: 1 hour, 38 minutes. 
Movie released in 2016.
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Open Sew
10:30 am-3:30 pm
 Open Sew
Saturday, Jul. 21, 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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Paper Quilling
2 pm
 Paper Quilling
Monday, Jul. 23, 2 pmPaper Quilling
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Quilling is an art form that uses strips of paper rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs.  Learn the basics of paper quilling and how to make a simple flower.  All supplies included.  Registration required.

Cookbook Club: Cooking by the Book
6:30 pm
Cookbook Club: Cooking by the Book
Monday, Jul. 23, 6:30 pmCookbook Club: Cooki
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
We are trying something new this summer!  Please choose a library owned cookbook and make something within this month's theme.  July's theme will be "Farmer's Market".&...read more
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LEGO Stop Motion Animation
10:30 AM
 LEGO Stop Motion Animation
Thursday, Jul. 26, 10:30 AMLEGO Stop Motion Ani
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Join Griswold Elementary School Library Media Specialist Danielle Salina to make a LEGO stop motion movie that makes use of LEGO bricks and figures! Learn to build basic LEGO sets, animate yo...read more


Registration required, begins Jul 19.
Sit & Knit
1 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Jul. 26, 1 pmSit & Knit
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Design Squad Global
2:00 PM
 Design Squad Global
Thursday, Jul. 26, 2:00 PM
(Thursdays, June 28; July 5, 12, 19 & 26; August 2 @ 2:00 PM )
Design Squad Global
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

This 6-week club will meet every Thursday at 2 PM from June 28 -August 2.  Build your creativity and confidence while we design, invent, and build engineering projects together.  We...read more


Registration required, begins Jun 21.
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Summer Storytime!
10:30 am
 Summer Storytime!
Friday, Jul. 27, 10:30 am
(Fridays, July 20 & 27)
Summer Storytime!
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Beat the summer heat in the cool of the library! We'll share an interactive song and a very short book. A brief playtime will follow. Recommended for birth-preschool.  No registration is required.
Movie Matinee: All the Money in the World
1 PM
Movie Matinee: All the Money in the World
Friday, Jul. 27, 1 PMMovie Matinee: All t
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Movie description: The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom. Starring Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer and Mark Wahlberg.&nbs...read more
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Middle School Book Club
10:30 AM
 Middle School Book Club
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 10:30 AM
(Tuesdays, July 10 & 31; August 21 @ 10:30 AM)
Middle School Book C
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Do you love to read? Join McGee Middle School teacher Danielle McCorkel for a book club and meet every few weeks in the summer to discuss some of your favorite books in a relaxing group of en...read more


    
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