Events

Check out upcoming events at the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library.

 

 

All Upcoming Events

All-Year Reading Challenge

All-Year Reading Challenge

Monday, January 1 to Tuesday, December 31
Read books and win cool pins!
Project Peep: Chick Hatching!

Project Peep: Chick Hatching!

Wednesday, May 22 to Tuesday, June 18
Project Peep Is Back!
Adult Summer Reading

Adult Summer Reading

Wednesday, June 12 to Thursday, August 29
Earn tickets for raffles and prizes!
Read & Bead: Wild About Reading (Preschool - Grade 5)

Read & Bead: Wild About Reading (Preschool - Grade 5)

Wednesday, June 12 to Friday, August 9
The Read & Bead: Wild About Reading Challenge begins June 12!
Teen Scratch Ticket Challenge: Destination Wild (Grades 6-12)

Teen Scratch Ticket Challenge: Destination Wild (Grades 6-12)

Wednesday, June 12 to Friday, August 9
Earn prizes instantly by joining the Destination: Wild Teen Scratch Ticket Challenge!
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Monday, June 17
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Join us to share practical information, feelings, needs and concerns. This group meets monthly as a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia.
Drop-In: Pencils & Pieces

Drop-In: Pencils & Pieces

Monday, June 17
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
(Grades 4+) Join us for a night of fun board games and creative sketching using our wide collection of games and How-To-Draw Books! No registration [...]
Jungle Pottery Painting

Jungle Pottery Painting

Tuesday, June 18
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Which jungle animal will you paint?
Crafts & Conversation: Jewelry Making

Crafts & Conversation: Jewelry Making

Tuesday, June 18
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
What type of bracelet will you create?
Juneteenth

Juneteenth

Wednesday, June 19
The library will be closed for Juneteenth.
Madan Sara: A Documentary by Etant Dupain

Madan Sara: A Documentary by Etant Dupain

Thursday, June 20
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Discover the women known as Madan Sara, who work at the margins of Haiti’s economy.
Sit & Knit

Sit & Knit

Thursday, June 20
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Join us for knitting and good company.
Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth Celebration

Learn all about Juneteenth and its connection to Berlin! Featuring food, live music, speakers and presentations, book displays, and more.
Collaborative Storytelling

Collaborative Storytelling

Saturday, June 22
11:00 am to 11:45 am
Join us for an exciting collaboration between Connecticut-based Civil War reenactor Kevin Johnson and the performance ensemble Nzinga's Daughters.
Wide-Awake Lantern Craft

Wide-Awake Lantern Craft

Saturday, June 22
11:00 am to 2:30 pm
Join us outside for a fun and creative Juneteenth lantern-making workshop!
Keynote Speaker John Mills

Keynote Speaker John Mills

Saturday, June 22
11:50 am to 12:35 pm
Join John Mills for a discussion of his work with genealogical investigation.
His Truth is Marching On

His Truth is Marching On

Saturday, June 22
12:40 pm to 1:45 pm
Join us for a screening of the documentary His Truth is Marching On, followed Q&A with writer and director Dan Morrison.
Celebration of Hip-Hop

Celebration of Hip-Hop

Saturday, June 22
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
An educational music collaboration celebrating the journey of the genre.
Lantern Parade

Lantern Parade

Saturday, June 22
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Join B.E.A.T. at Veterans' Memorial Park for a Lantern Parade celebrating Berlin history as well as 50 years of hip hop!
Smart DriverTEK Workshop

Smart DriverTEK Workshop

Monday, June 24
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Discover the safety benefits of new car technology.
Lawyers in Libraries: Free Legal Help

Lawyers in Libraries: Free Legal Help

Monday, June 24
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Sign up to receive free one-on-one legal advice, including landlord/tenant, immigration law, family law, employment, consumer rights, and personal injury.
Cookbook Club

Cookbook Club

Monday, June 24
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
This month’s cookbook is The Weekday Vegetarians by Jenny Rosenstrach.
Mindful Macrame

Mindful Macrame

Tuesday, June 25
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Let's Get Crafty!
Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code

Wednesday, June 26
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
(Grades 3-5) Make friends and explore coding using Scratch, robots, games, and more! No experience is required. This session is the first in a 3-part [...]
STEAM Series: Step Into Symmetry

STEAM Series: Step Into Symmetry

Wednesday, June 26
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
What is symmetry?
Sit & Knit

Sit & Knit

Thursday, June 27
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Join us for knitting and good company.
The Poop Museum

The Poop Museum

Thursday, June 27
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
(Grades K+) The Poop Museum covers the serious science of poop and pooping, and is delivered with the silliness that you might imagine accompanying a program about poop for kids.
Movie Matinee: Arthur the King

Movie Matinee: Arthur the King

Friday, June 28
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon movie!
Career Navigation

Career Navigation

Wednesday, July 3
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Get help in your job search with American Job Center!
Independence Day*

Independence Day*

Thursday, July 4
The library will be closed for Independence Day.
Lotus Lantern Workshop

Lotus Lantern Workshop

Tuesday, July 9
6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
Join the Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project for a craft workshop to make a lotus flower lantern.
Little Waddlers Storytime

Little Waddlers Storytime

Wednesday, July 10
10:30 am to 11:00 am
Calling all 2's & 3's!
Sensory Play & Learn

Sensory Play & Learn

Thursday, July 11
10:30 am to 11:15 am
Let your littles explore!
Sit & Knit

Sit & Knit

Thursday, July 11
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Join us for knitting and good company.
Learn to Knit for Kids

Learn to Knit for Kids

Thursday, July 11
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Learn to Knit!
Lotions, Potions, Elixirs & Bath Salts

Lotions, Potions, Elixirs & Bath Salts

Thursday, July 11
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Make your own bath salts, lotions and more!
Movie Matinee: American Fiction

Movie Matinee: American Fiction

Friday, July 12
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon movie!
Learn to Knit

Learn to Knit

Saturday, July 13 to Monday, October 28
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Join us for a three-week introduction to knitting!
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Monday, July 15
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Join us to share practical information, feelings, needs and concerns. This group meets monthly as a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia.
Pokemon Trading Game

Pokemon Trading Game

Monday, July 15
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Get Your Decks Ready to Play & Trade!
VR & Video Games

VR & Video Games

Tuesday, July 16
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Game On!
Books & Bites: Tween Book Club

Books & Bites: Tween Book Club

Tuesday, July 16
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Do you like graphic novels?
Little Waddlers Storytime

Little Waddlers Storytime

Wednesday, July 17
10:30 am to 11:00 am
Calling all 2's & 3's!
STEAM Series: Bubbles

STEAM Series: Bubbles

Wednesday, July 17
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Bubbles galore!
Sensory Play & Learn

Sensory Play & Learn

Thursday, July 18
10:30 am to 11:15 am
Let your littles explore!
Ready, Set, Build!

Ready, Set, Build!

Thursday, July 18
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
What Will You Build?
Sit & Knit

Sit & Knit

Thursday, July 18
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Join us for knitting and good company.
Movie Matinee: Ordinary Angels

Movie Matinee: Ordinary Angels

Friday, July 19
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon movie!
Learn to Knit

Learn to Knit

Saturday, July 20
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Join us for a three-week introduction to knitting!
Cookbook Club

Cookbook Club

Monday, July 22
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
This month’s cookbook is The Beach House Cookbook: Easy Breezy Recipes With a Southern Accent by Mary Kay Andrews.