Subject: October 2015 Newsletter

Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
October 2015 Newsletter
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Flu Shot Clinic at the library: Wednesday, October 21 from 1-2:30 pm
All health insurances will be accepted. Sponsored by the Berlin VNA. For all Berlin residents and town employees.
Finding Her Way: An Art History Program: Tuesday, October 6 @ 6:30 pm
Join presenter Rena Toby for a presentation on American women artists.  Register.

Creatures of the Night: Tuesday, October 13 @ 6:30 pm
Hungerford Park staff will discuss nocturnal animals and their habitats.  Live animals will be on hand.  Register.
Children's Events
Visit our events calendar for detailed listings, times and registration info.

Mother Goose Storytime (birth-5) Fridays, October 2, 9 @ 10:30 AM

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5 yrs) Tuesday, October 6 @ 10:30 AM

Cinderella Movie (Early Dismissal Day) Wednesday, October 7 @ 2 pm
2015 PG-rated animated film. No registration necessary.
Lego Zone (gr K+) Saturday, October 10 @ 1 PM
What will you build? Bricks provided. For children in grades K and up; younger children permitted with adult supervision. 
Bibliobop: Thursday, October 15 @ 10:30 AM
Are you ready to shake your sillies out? Join us for a story followed by some energetic dancing, singing and playing! For all ages (geared to toddlers and preschoolers). 
Make & Take- Flapping Halloween Bat: Wednesday, October 21 @ 2 PM (Early Dismissal Day) Make a beastly bat with wings that really flap, while supplies last. Geared to children in grades K and up.
Tales of Joy: Read to a Dog: Saturday, October 24 @ 10:30 am
R.E.A.D. dogs will be at the library to listen to children read.  Registration begins 10/17.

Not Too Spooky Storytime: Wednesday, October 28 @ 6:30 pm
Join us for stories, a craft and a snack.  Register beginning 10/21.

Trick or Treat @ the Library: October 30 from 10:30-4:30
Wear your costume and visit each desk for a different treat! For children of all ages.
Teen Events
Teen Advisory Board: Wednesday, October 21 @ 6:30 PM
Agenda TBA. Snacks provided. Registration is appreciated. For those in grades 6 and up.  
Adult Events
Visit our events calendar for detailed listings, times and registration info.
Sit & Knit: Thursdays, October 1, 15 @ 6 PM & October 8, 22 @ 1 PM
Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company.
Tax-Free in Retirement: October 5 @ 6:30 pm
Join investment advisor Michael Alimo to learn about retirement strategies.  Register.

Stock Club: Tuesday, October 6 @ 1:30 pm
Join local investors to discuss investment trends.
Zen and the Art of Coloring: Wednesday, October, 14 @ 1:30 pm
Coloring is a relaxing activity, even for adults.  We'll supply the intricate coloring pages and colored pencils.  Refreshments provided.  Register.
Book Club: Tuesday, October 20 @ 7 PM
Join us in discussing The Undertaking by Audrey Magee. All welcome.

Senior Center Book Club: Wednesday, October 21 @ 1:30 PM
Join us at the Berlin Senior Center for a discussion of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce. Registration.

Gardening Program
Seed Collecting 101: Saturday, October 17 @ 1 PM
Learn the basics of collecting/drying seeds.  Presented by Kristopher Ellison of Kensginton Garden Center.  Sponsored by Berlin Garden Club.  More information here.
Friday Movie Matinees 

October 9 @ 1 PM: Woman in Gold  Rated PG-13

October 23 @ 1 PM: I'll See You in My Dreams  Rated PG-13

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!
Did you know?
We offer free downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, magazines and more for Berlin library cardholders. Click here for instructions.

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!

Reserve and print museum passes online!  Free and discounted passes to local museums and attractions can be checked out with your library card! See details here.

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 Extra Hours: Tuesday, October 6 from 9-12 and Thursday, October 15 from 2:30-6
 
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 for Columbus Day: October 12th 
Town of Berlin, 234 Kensington Rd, Berlin, CT 06037, United States
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