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!
Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Monday, May 27
The library will be closed for Memorial Day.
No Human is an Alien to Me: Immigration in US History

No Human is an Alien to Me: Immigration in US History

Wednesday, May 29
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Discover the attitudes and political acts that have shaped our country's approach to immigration.
Sit & Knit

Sit & Knit

Thursday, May 30
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Join us for knitting and good company.
Movie Matinee: An American in Paris

Movie Matinee: An American in Paris

Friday, May 31
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon movie!
Photographing the Great North American Solar Eclipse

Photographing the Great North American Solar Eclipse

Monday, June 3
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join photographer Dan Butler as he shares his eclipse preparation, experience, and photographs.
Allied Invasion of Normandy

Allied Invasion of Normandy

Tuesday, June 4
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join John Cilio for a thrilling and enlightening presentation on one of the most pivotal events of the 20th century.
Career Navigation

Career Navigation

Wednesday, June 5
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Get help in your job search with American Job Center!
NBSO: An Evening of Jazz

NBSO: An Evening of Jazz

Wednesday, June 5
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join us for a performance by jazz vocalist Atla DeChamplain, pianist Matt DeChamplain, percussionist Dave Daddario and bassist Christopher Swist.
Delayed Opening

Delayed Opening

Thursday, June 6
10:00 am to 2:15 pm
Delayed opening for Town of Berlin staff event and network upgrade.
Sit & Knit

Sit & Knit

Thursday, June 6
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Join us for knitting and good company.
Movie Matinee: Moving On

Movie Matinee: Moving On

Friday, June 7
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon movie!
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!
Sit & Knit

Sit & Knit

Thursday, June 13
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Join us for knitting and good company.
Nature and Arts Based Wellness Workshop

Nature and Arts Based Wellness Workshop

Thursday, June 13
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
“Plant” your goals and intentions for the summer!
Movie Matinee: Asteroid City

Movie Matinee: Asteroid City

Friday, June 14
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon movie!
Learn to Knit Check-In

Learn to Knit Check-In

Saturday, June 15
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
If you previously attended a Learn to Knit class, drop in to ask questions and get extra help!
Saturday Morning Book Club

Saturday Morning Book Club

Saturday, June 15
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Join us for a discussion of The Collected Regrets of Clover by Mikki Brammer.
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.
Jungle Pottery Painting

Jungle Pottery Painting

Tuesday, June 18
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Which jungle animal will you paint?
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 young 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!
Independence Day*

Independence Day*

Thursday, July 4
The library will be closed for Independence Day.
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!
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!
Pokemon Trading Game

Pokemon Trading Game

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