Past Events

Check out previous events and activities at the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library.

First Line Literary Contest

First Line Literary Contest

Tuesday, February 1 to Thursday, February 24
Berlin-Peck invites you to compose your best original opening line to an imaginary novel! Entries must be submitted before February 24.
FULL Grab & Go Kit: Lunar New Year Dragon Twirler

FULL Grab & Go Kit: Lunar New Year Dragon Twirler

Monday, January 31 to Saturday, February 5
Celebrate Lunar New Year!
Courageous Conversations

Courageous Conversations

Saturday, January 29
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Join us to discuss important issues in a safe environment where differing opinions, patient listening, and respectful discussion are welcome.
Sit & Knit

Sit & Knit

Thursday, January 27
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Join us for knitting and good company—six feet apart, of course.
Natural Support for Dry Skin

Natural Support for Dry Skin

Thursday, January 27
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Naturopathic physician Dr. Nicole will go over some natural remedies and tips to help sooth dry winter skin issues.
Coping with Pandemic Related Anxiety

Coping with Pandemic Related Anxiety

Wednesday, January 26
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join Danielle Morisse-Corsetti, LCSW, to learn how to notice and recognize anxiety—and explore coping tools.
Clear the Clutter with Jan Baltrush

Clear the Clutter with Jan Baltrush

Tuesday, January 25
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join clutter consultant Jan Baltrush to learn about clearing out the clutter and downsizing your stuff!
Getting Started with Android Phones/Tablets

Getting Started with Android Phones/Tablets

Tuesday, January 25
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Learn about Android phone and tablet fundamentals! Not sure if you have an android phone? If you don't have an Apple iPhone, you almost certainly have an Android.
FULL Grab & Go Kit: Scented De-Stress Dough

FULL Grab & Go Kit: Scented De-Stress Dough

Monday, January 24 to Friday, January 28
Do exams have you feeling stressed?
Book Tasting

Book Tasting

Saturday, January 22
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Grab a snack and a drink and join us online as we highlight the most anticipated books of 2022.
Sit & Knit

Sit & Knit

Thursday, January 20
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Join us for knitting and good company—six feet apart, of course.
All About Windows 11

All About Windows 11

Thursday, January 20
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn all about the new version of Windows, including the new interface, features, system requirements, and how you can get it (or if you should avoid it!).
Connecticut’s Story

Connecticut’s Story

Wednesday, January 19
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Discover Connecticut’s exciting geological past!
Grab & Go Kit: Snowman Stand-In!

Grab & Go Kit: Snowman Stand-In!

Tuesday, January 18 to Friday, January 21
Let's see those adorable faces!
Drop-In Activity: Accordion Snowman

Drop-In Activity: Accordion Snowman

Tuesday, January 18 to Saturday, January 29
Do you want to build a snowman?
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

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

Sit & Knit

Thursday, January 13
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Join us for knitting and good company—six feet apart, of course.
Spice It Up! Aleppo Pepper

Spice It Up! Aleppo Pepper

Wednesday, January 12
Try a sample of Aleppo pepper!
The Art of Coziness

The Art of Coziness

Wednesday, January 12
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
An inspiring evening of practical tips to support comfort and happiness at home.
Tea Traditions From Around the World

Tea Traditions From Around the World

Tuesday, January 11
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn about the different types of tea, and the many different tea ceremonies and traditions from around the world.