Subject: April 2015 Newsletter

Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
April 2015 Newsletter
We have so many great events happening this month: a program on the history of television, the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, a Frozen-Fest for kids, a book signing, a program on honey bees and much more.  See below for more details.

Going on vacation?  Check out a Kindle! Our Kindles are pre-loaded with over 25 best-selling titles.

Need to print from your device? The library now offers wireless printing.  Details here.

Don't forget to follow us on Facebook & Twitter to keep up with our happenings!

Children's Events
Visit our events calendar for detailed listings, times and registration info.

Babygarten: April 1, 8, 22 NEW! Infants and their caregivers will share nursery rhymes, songs, books and play with a special emphasis on language enrichment and pre-literacy skills. Drop-in. No registration.
Toddle Time (ages 18-36 months) April 6, 20
Independent Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5 years) April 7, 21
Mother Goose on the Loose (ages birth to preschool) April 10, 24
Frozen Fest: April 14 Dress up as your favorite Frozen character, photos with with Olaf and Anna, face painting, crafts and sing-alongs.  Registration required.
Learn to Knit (ages 8+) April 15 
Lego Construction Club (grades K and up) April 16
Fun @ 4: Marshmallow Catapult (grades K-5) April 21
Play for All (all ages) April 25
Pom-Pom Puppets (grades K-5, with adult) April 29
Other Programs
Visit our events calendar for detailed listings, times and registration info.

Navigating the Digital World: April 1
Sit & Knit: April 2, 9, 16
Television: A History: April 7
Investor’s Group: April 14
New Britain Symphony Orchestra: Family Jazz Concert: April 15
Movie Matinee 
(showing Elsa & Fred, Rated PG-13) April 17
Legendary Locals of New Britain with author Amy Kirby: April 18 
(book talk/signing)
Book Discussion (Her: A Memoir by Parravani ) April 21
Honey Bees: Why they are important and how to help: April 23
Berlin High School Art Show: week of April 27 (reception on 4/28)
Coming in May
Downton Abbey: Fashion and Social Change: May 12th.  
Streaming Movies
Did you know you can stream videos for free with your Berlin library card? 
Indieflix is a streaming movie service with unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries. 
Overdrive also offers hundreds of free streaming titles ranging from animated movies to documentaries to feature films.
Click the above links to access these services.  Contact the reference desk if you need further assistance.  We are here to help!
Friends of the Library
This newsletter and many of our library programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library.  Please consider supporting our library by joining our Friends group today.  Click here for more information.  The ongoing library book sale, run by our Friends of the Library group, is located in the Berlin Community Center.  

Book Sale Hours: M 12:30-2:30, W 12:30-6 and F 12:30-2:30
 
Special Hours: Spring Book Sale Bonanza:
Thursday, April 9th open 12-7
 Friday, April 10th open 12:30-4 
Saturday, April 11th open 8:30-11:30

The Friends of the Library have their own Facebook page!  Click here to like the page.

Berlin-Peck Memorial Library / 234 Kensington Rd. / Berlin, CT 06037 
860-828-7125 (main) 860-828-7126 (reference) 860-828-7127 (children's desk)
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10-8, Friday 10-5, Saturday 10-4
Closed Good Friday, April 3rd
Town of Berlin, 234 Kensington Rd, Berlin, CT 06037, United States
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