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Monday March 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Toddle Time Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Parents/ Caregivers and toddlers interact with books, fingerplays, and music. Afterwards, enjoy some free play time with your little ones and get to know each other. This is a drop in program for toddlers aged 18 months to 36 months. No registration is required.

Tuesday March 31, 2015 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Spring Storytime and Rabbit Meet & Greet with Hungerford Park! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

We'll learn about rabbits and have a chance to meet some from Berlin's own Hungerford Park, and we'll listen to a spring story during this special program! All ages; no registration is necessary.

 
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have AARP Tax Aide prepare and file your taxes for you for free!  Contact the library reference desk at 860-828-7126 to make an appointment.  Tax Aide appointments will be held at the library every Tuesday afternoon from February through April.  They will take appointments on Thursdays at the Berlin Senior Center.

Wednesday April 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_new_blue 10:30 AM  -  11:30 PM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Infants and their caregivers will share nursery rhymes, songs, books and play with a special emphasis on language enrichment and pre-literacy skills.This is a drop in program for infants aged 0 to 18 months. No registration is required.

 
elect_computer1 6:30 PM Is This Thing On? Navigating the Digital World Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

"Is This Thing On?" Navigating the Digital World, presented by Abby Stokes, author of Is This Thing On? A Friendly Guide to Everything Digital for Newbies, Technophobes, and the Kicking & Screaming. The digital divide widens with the rapid pace of new innovations and gadgets. What is out there and how it might benefit you can be lost in all the tech talk. Abby helps "digital immigrants" (those baby boomers and beyond not born with a keyboard and mouse in hand) understand what everyone is talking about and how to decide what might work best for them.  Contact the library at 860-828-7126 to register.

 

 

 

Thursday April 2, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing evening filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Friday April 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Monday April 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Toddle Time Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Parents/ Caregivers and toddlers interact with books, fingerplays, and music. Afterwards, enjoy some free play time with your little ones and get to know each other. This is a drop in program for toddlers aged 18 months to 36 months. No registration is required.

Tuesday April 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Independent Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 years – Books, songs, fingerplays and more for children who are ready to enjoy storytime without an adult. (Caretakers must remain in the library) Drop-in; no registration required.

 
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have AARP Tax Aide prepare and file your taxes for you for free!  Contact the library reference desk at 860-828-7126 to make an appointment.  Tax Aide appointments will be held at the library every Tuesday afternoon from February through April.  They will take appointments on Thursdays at the Berlin Senior Center.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM Television: A History Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Why do we love the box in our living room? What does television tell us about ourselves? Dr. Cindy White of CCSU Communication Department will lead a dynamic discussion on the history of television. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  Please contact the library to reserve a seat: 860-828-7126.

Wednesday April 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_new_blue 10:30 AM  -  11:30 PM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Infants and their caregivers will share nursery rhymes, songs, books and play with a special emphasis on language enrichment and pre-literacy skills.This is a drop in program for infants aged 0 to 18 months. No registration is required.

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Thursday April 9, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing afternoon filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Friday April 10, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Help your child develop early literacy skills while having a great time!  This program combines music, movement, nursery rhymes, instruments and books and is designed to aid in developing literacy skills and strengthen bonds between caregiver and child.  Infants and children up to age 5 are welcome to attend. Drop-in; no registration required.

Tuesday April 14, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have AARP Tax Aide prepare and file your taxes for you for free!  Contact the library reference desk at 860-828-7126 to make an appointment.  Tax Aide appointments will be held at the library every Tuesday afternoon from February through April.  They will take appointments on Thursdays at the Berlin Senior Center.

 
nat_snow_02 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Frozen Fest! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Dress up as your favorite Frozen character and join us for a magical afternoon! Meet and have your photo taken with Olaf and Anna; have your face painted by Fifi Feathers; enjoy Frozen-themed crafts and refreshments; and sing out and let it go with a showing of Frozen: the Sing-Along Edition. Registration is required and begins April 7. For ages 2 and up. Space is limited.

 
office_dollarsign 1:30 PM Investor's Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn about stock market tools. No registration necessary.

Wednesday April 15, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Learn to Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us in learning the basic knit stitch. Knitting needles and yarn will be provided for class use for those unable to bring their own.  Bring your own needles if you have them (sizes 8-10 are ideal). For children ages 8 and up. Space is limited.  Registration is required and begins April 8.

 
ent_saxaphone 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Jazz Concert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Bring the whole family for a musical treat presented by the New Britain Symphony Orchestra Jazz Quartet. All ages- no registration is required.

Thursday April 16, 2015 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM LEGO Construction Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A special LEGO Construction Zone with a mystery challenge and a special treat for everyone to take home. For grades K and up (younger children are permitted with an adult caregiver). No registration is required.

 
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing evening filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Friday April 17, 2015 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:00 PM Movie Matinee: Elsa & Fred Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a showing of Elsa & Fred starring Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer.  Rated PG-13.  Refreshments served. Contact the reference desk to register.

Saturday April 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Book Talk/Signing: Legendary Locals of New Britain Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Amy Melissa Kirby will be here to discuss her book, Legendary Locals of New Britain.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing at the end of the event.  Please contact the library to register.

Monday April 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Toddle Time Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Parents/ Caregivers and toddlers interact with books, fingerplays, and music. Afterwards, enjoy some free play time with your little ones and get to know each other. This is a drop in program for toddlers aged 18 months to 36 months. No registration is required.

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Tuesday April 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Independent Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 years – Books, songs, fingerplays and more for children who are ready to enjoy storytime without an adult. (Caretakers must remain in the library) Drop-in; no registration required.

 
misc_kids 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Fun @ 4:00: Marshmallow Catapult! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

With just a few materials, you will make a marshmallow launcher! How far will they go? How high? Can you hit the target? Drop-in program; no registration is required.

 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a discussion of the book Her: A Memoir by Christa Parravani. All welcome.

Wednesday April 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_new_blue 10:30 AM  -  11:30 PM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Infants and their caregivers will share nursery rhymes, songs, books and play with a special emphasis on language enrichment and pre-literacy skills.This is a drop in program for infants aged 0 to 18 months. No registration is required.

Thursday April 23, 2015 Go To Top
anim_bee.GIF 6:30 PM Honey Bees and Other Pollinators: Why They Are Important and How You Can Help Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Honey bees pollinate one sixth of all flowering plants and over 400 agricultural plants worldwide.  It is often said that the honey bee is responsible for one out of every three bites of food we eat.  While the honey bee is the most well-known pollinator, there are hundreds of others including solitary bees and butterflies.  Join us as we explore the world of insect pollinators.  We will discuss the importance of these pollinators, why they are in decline, and give some tips on how you can help right here in your community. Presented by New Britain Youth Museum/Hungerford.  Please contact the library to register.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 

Friday April 24, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Help your child develop early literacy skills while having a great time!  This program combines music, movement, nursery rhymes, instruments and books and is designed to aid in developing literacy skills and strengthen bonds between caregiver and child.  Infants and children up to age 5 are welcome to attend. Drop-in; no registration required.

Saturday April 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_smiley 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Play For All Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A monthly play group where children of all abilities can socialize and play with a variety of toys, games and sensory materials. No registration required. All Ages.

Wednesday April 29, 2015 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Early Dismissal Day: Pom-Pom Puppets! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us at the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library to create your very own Silly Bird Marionette! Please call to register starting on Wednesday, April 22nd 

Wednesday May 6, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book3 1:30 PM Senior Center Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us in discussing Round House by Erdich. Copies of the book will be available for pick-up at the library. Please contact the library to reserve a spot. This book group meets at the Berlin Senior Center.  

Thursday May 7, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing evening filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Tuesday May 12, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 1:30 PM Investor's Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn about stock market tools. No registration necessary.

 
misc_thread 6:30 PM Downton Abbey: Fashion & Social Change Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Downton Abbey is a television phenomenon, watched by fans throughout the UK and the USA. Like other British costume dramas, the costumes are presented with attention given to meticulous detail.  This program explores the many changes that occurred throughout the time period depicted in Downton Abbey and how these changes influenced fashion. The social, technological, and political changes of the early twentieth century were reflected in the notable evolution of women’s and men’s clothing. This presentation will look back at what was fashionable - real or otherwise and will look at some of the influential designers and other persons involved in the years of the first five seasons. Presenter Susan J. Jerome is the Collections Manager at the University of Rhode Island Historic Textile and Costume Collection. Ms. Jerome also works as a textile and quilt conservator, and a consultant to museums and historical societies.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  Please contact the library to register.

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Thursday May 14, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing afternoon filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Tuesday May 19, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a discussion of the book Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. All welcome.

Thursday May 21, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing evening filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Monday May 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Thursday June 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM Health Literacy Training for Consumers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn how to research health related topics.  Presented by Librarian Wendy Urciuoli of UConn Health Center Library.  Please contact the library to register.

 
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing evening filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Thursday June 11, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing afternoon filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Thursday June 18, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing evening filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Tuesday June 30, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a discussion of the book We Were Liars by E. Lockhart. All welcome.

Thursday July 2, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing evening filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Thursday July 9, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing afternoon filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Thursday July 16, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing evening filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

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Thursday August 6, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing evening filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Thursday August 13, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing afternoon filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Thursday August 20, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing evening filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Thursday September 3, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing evening filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Tuesday September 8, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a discussion of the book Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown. All welcome.

Thursday September 10, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Sit and Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local knitters for a relaxing afternoon filled with knitting and good company.  No registration necessary.

Tuesday October 20, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a discussion of the book The Undertaking by Audrey Magee. All welcome.

Tuesday December 1, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a discussion of the book Blood Will Let Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade by Walter Kern. All welcome.

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