Book discussion, movies coming to Berlin library

Published on Sunday, 4 June 2017 22:39
Written by the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

BERLIN - The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, at 234 Kensington Road, has a series of events scheduled this month.

On Wednesday, June 21, at 1:30 p.m. the Senior Center Book Club will discuss “Boston Girl” by Anita Diamant, a story about family ties and values, friendship and feminism told through the eyes of a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early 20th century. Contact the library to reserve a copy of the book. This group meets at the senior center. Visit to register, or call 860-828-7125.

Movies In June include “Hidden Figures” today, June 5, at 6:30 p.m.. Rated PG, the film tells the story of the African-American female mathematicians who served as the brains behind the race to put a man in space.

“Fences” will run on Monday, June 12, at 6:30 p.m. and Friday, June 16, at 1 p.m. Rated PG-13, it tells of a working-class African-American father trying to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.

“Lion” will be shown on Monday, June 26, and Friday, July 7, at 1 p.m. Rated PG-13, it concerns 5-year-old Saroo Brierley, who gets lost on a train in India.

He survived alone for weeks on the rough streets of Calcutta before being adopted by a couple in Australia.

Posted in New Britain Herald, , Berlin, General News on Sunday, 4 June 2017 22:39. Updated: Sunday, 4 June 2017 22:42.