Reading, movies and more at Berlin library this month

Published on Tuesday, 3 July 2018 20:58
Written by Charles Paullin


BERLIN - The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, 234 Kensington Rd., has several events lined up for the month of July. They are as follows:

Summer Reading Program for Adults: July-August

No codes, no passwords, no log-ins - just raffle tickets. Read, attend programs, and complete achievements to earn raffle tickets for any of our nine prize baskets ($65-$273 value). Raffles will be held every week in July and August. Visit the Adult Reference Desk to get started.

Movie Matinee: “Patriot’s Day,” Friday, July 6, 1 p.m.

This 2016 movie tells the story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the citywide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible. Starring Mark Wahlberg and J.K. Simmons, it is rated R.

Teen Tech Experts: Teens Helping Seniors, Monday, July 9

Seniors, do you need help with your mobile phone, iPad or tablet? Make an appointment with one of our teen “Tech Expert” volunteers. Contact the library for more information and to make an appointment. Appointments will be available most Mondays this summer. Call 860-828-7126.

Movie Matinee: “Breathe,” Friday, July 13, 1 p.m.

The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease, is told in this 2017 release, rated PG-13..

Make & Take: Painted Rocks, Thursday, July 19, 6:30 p.m.

Painted rocks are so much fun - add them to a garden for a touch of whimsy, leave in a park to brighten someone’s day, or use in your decor. We’ll provide the rocks, paints and ideas, you provide the creativity! Open to adults, teens, and children ages 8+ with an adult. Cancellation policy: Please be courteous. We purchase supplies for these Make & Take programs and they typically have a waiting list. If you need to cancel your registration, you must notify us before noon on the day of the event. Failure to do so will result in a $5 charge.

Movie Matinee: LBJ: Friday, July 20, 1 p.m.

Movie description: LBJ aligns himself with Jack Kennedy, rises to the presidency, and deals with the civil rights struggles of the 60s. Starring Woody Harrelson. Rated R. Movie released in 2016.

Open Sew: Saturday, July 21, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Join us for a day of sewing! Drop in and bring your hand sewing or your sewing machine and work on your projects while in the company of others. We will have an ironing station, a cutting station and power strips for you to use. Register: 860-828-7126.

Paper Quilling Monday, July 23, 2 p.m.

Quilling is an art form that uses strips of paper rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. Learn the basics of paper quilling and how to make a simple flower. All supplies included. Registration required.

Cookbook Club Monday, July 23, 6:30 p.m.

We are trying something new this summer! Please choose a library owned cookbook and make something within this month’s theme. July’s theme will be “Farmer’s Market.” Please choose something primarily made from items you might find at a farm stand or farmer’s market.

Movie Matinee: All the Money in the World: Friday, July 27, 1 p.m.

Movie description: The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom. Starring Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer and Mark Wahlberg. Rated R. Movie released in 2017.

Posted in New Britain Herald, , Berlin on Tuesday, 3 July 2018 20:58. Updated: Tuesday, 3 July 2018 21:01.