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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Author Joe Clifford
6:30 pm
 Author Joe Clifford
Tuesday, Aug. 1, 6:30 pmAuthor Joe Clifford
Join Berlin native, Joe Clifford, as he discusses his new book release: Give Up the Dead.  
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Sit & Knit
6 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Aug. 3, 6 pmSit & Knit
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
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Movie Matinee: A Dog’s Purpose
1 pm
Movie Matinee: A Dog’s Purpose
Friday, Aug. 4, 1 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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Minecrafters
2-3:30 PM
 Minecrafters
Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2-3:30 PM
(Wed., September 13 )
Minecrafters
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The library has a Minecraft server! Visit the Children's Dept. and fill out a form to be granted access (whitelisted). Join other super-fans to show off your build skills, trade ideas, and work as a team! Bring your laptop if you have one with Minecraft...read more

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Sit & Knit
1 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Aug. 10, 1 pmSit & Knit
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
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Movie Matinee: Cafe Society
1 pm
 Movie Matinee: Cafe Society
Friday, Aug. 11, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Cafe
Movie description: Set in the 1930s, a young Bronx native moves to Hollywood where he falls in love with the secretary of his powerful uncle, an agent to the stars. After returning to New York he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life.  Starring: Ste...read more
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Movie Matinee: Collateral Beauty
6:30 pm
Movie Matinee: Collateral Beauty
Monday, Aug. 14, 6:30 pmMovie Matinee: Colla
Movie description: Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty. Starring Will Smith and Kate Winsl...read more
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Literary Rock Garden
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 Literary Rock Garden
Tuesday, Aug. 15, 12-5Literary Rock Garden
Decorate a rock with your favorite author’s name or the    
title of your favorite book during our walk-in craft day.   All                       &nb...read more
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Central CT Health District: Information on Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases
6:30 pm
Central CT Health District: Information on Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases
Wednesday, Aug. 16, 6:30 pmCentral CT Health Di
Join the Berlin Senior Center, the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library and the Central Connecticut Health District as we discuss the basics of tick-borne diseases, what to expect this year, and how you and your loved ones can protect yourselves. 
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Sit & Knit
6 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Aug. 17, 6 pmSit & Knit
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
Make & Take at the Library: Natural Cleaning Products
6:30 pm
Make & Take at the Library: Natural Cleaning Products
Thursday, Aug. 17, 6:30 pmMake & Take at the L
The third in our Make and Take program series.
Learn to make home cleaning products that use natural ingredients, kill germs, and are free of harsh chemicals!  We'll provide the recipes and work together to make several home cleaners that will save you money and benefit the environment...read more
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Movie Matinee: Collateral Beauty
1 pm
Movie Matinee: Collateral Beauty
Friday, Aug. 18, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Colla
Movie description: Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty. Starring Will Smith and Kate Winsl...read more
Board in the Library!
2 PM
 Board in the Library!
Friday, Aug. 18, 2 PMBoard in the Library
Learn to play some popular tabletop and card games such as Sushi Go, Carcassone, Munchkin Deluxe, Dominion, Monsters and Maidens and more. Feel free to bring your own! Snacks provided. For grades 6 and up. Registration is not required. Program will take place in our NEW MakerSpace. 
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Dementia & Caregiving
6- 7:30 pm
 Dementia & Caregiving
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 6- 7:30 pmDementia & Caregivin
Dementia and Caregiving:  Focusing on the Person while Understanding the Disease Progression
Are you caring for someone with dementia?  Do you want to learn more about the progression of the disease and good communication tips?  Would you like to be able to recognize common behav...read more
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The Dog Listener: Understanding Your Best Friend
6:30 pm
The Dog Listener: Understanding Your Best Friend
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 6:30 pmThe Dog Listener: Un
If you want to gain a much better understanding of your dog and its challenging behaviors, this session led by Phil Klein, Certified Dog Listener is for you. 
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...  How canines see the human world.
 
...  How canines communicate including the importance ...read more
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Sit & Knit
1 pm
 Sit & Knit
Thursday, Aug. 24, 1 pmSit & Knit
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company!
 
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Movie Matinee: Boynton Beach Club
1 pm
Movie Matinee: Boynton Beach Club
Friday, Aug. 25, 1 pmMovie Matinee: Boynt
Movie description: Lois, Harry, Marilyn, Sandy and Jack live in an "Active Adult" community in Boynton Beach, Florida. Their lives intersect when they meet at a local Bereavement Club where they go to find the emotional support needed after lossing a loved one. New love and ...read more
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Dementia & Caregiving
6- 7:30 pm
 Dementia & Caregiving
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 6- 7:30 pmDementia & Caregivin
Dementia and Caregiving:  Focusing on the Person while Understanding the Disease Progression
Are you caring for someone with dementia?  Do you want to learn more about the progression of the disease and good communication tips?  Would you like to be able to recognize common behav...read more
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3rd Annual Tomato & Pepper Tasting Party
6:30 pm
3rd Annual Tomato & Pepper Tasting Party
Wednesday, Aug. 30, 6:30 pm3rd Annual Tomato &
Do you love growing peppers? Can’t wait for that first tomato to ripen on the vine? Bring a few of your favorite tomatoes and/or peppers and compare them with your friends and neighbors.  How it works: please bring 2-3 of each variety you would like to have tasted. Plates...read more
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