Berlin library features book talks, movies and more this month

Published on Sunday, 7 October 2018 21:20
Written by Charles Paullin


BERLIN - The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library has several events scheduled this month. The library is at 234 Kensington Road and can be reached at 860-828-7125.

Among this month’s events are:

Stock Club: Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 1:30 p.m.

Join local investors to discuss stock market trends.

Waking Up Tired? Could It Be Sleep Apnea? Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m.

Learn about Sleep Apnea with Dr. Brown, chief medical officer of Berlin’s Kathy’s Urgent Care. Registration required.

Senior Center Book Club: Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 1:30 p.m.

This month we’re reading Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Contact the library for a copy. Registration required.

Movie Matinee: Same Kind of Different As Me (PG-13): Friday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. (1h 59m)

International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage.

One of Windsor: The Untold Story of America’s First Witch Hanging: Saturday, Oct. 13 at 1 p.m.

Author Beth M. Caruso will discuss her book “One of Windsor,” a chilling story about Connecticut’s first victim of the Connecticut witch trials. Books will be available for sale/signing after the event. Register.

Author Joe Clifford: Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m.

Join Berlin native Joe Clifford as he discusses his latest works, “Broken Ground” and “The One That Got Away,” as well as the re-release of his 2013 book, “Junkie Love.” Copies of his books will be available for purchase/signing. Registration required..

Make & Take: Glittered Pumpkins: Thursday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Turn a plain pumpkin into something amazing! Please bring one foam pumpkin approximately 6 inches or smaller or two to three mini foam pumpkins. Registration required.

Movie Matinee: Black Panther (PG-13) Friday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m. (2h 14m)

T’Challa, heir to the hidden kingdom of Wakanda, leads his people to a new future and confronts a challenger from his past.

Adult Book Club: Saturday, Oct. 20 at 10:30 a.m.

This month we’re reading Atonement by Ian McEwan. Contact the library for a copy. Register.

Mount Everest: In Search of Snow Leopards & Adventure at the Roof of the World: Saturday, Oct. 20 at 1 p.m.

Join Dr. Benfield as he discusses his journey to Mount Everest’s Sagarmatha National Park and the search for snow leopards. Registration required.

Cookbook Club: Monday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m.

This potluck-style book club tackles a new cookbook every month! Contact the library to register, obtain a copy of this month’s book: “Dinner Solved,” and let us know what you’d like to bring. Registration required.

NBSO String Quartet: Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a mini-concert from the New Britain Symphony Orchestra. Registration required.

Movie Matinee: A Quiet Place (PG-13) Friday, Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. (1h 30m)

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

Open Sew: Saturday, Oct. 27 drop-in from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Join us for a day of sewing! Ironing station, cutting station and power strips provided

Posted in New Britain Herald, , Berlin on Sunday, 7 October 2018 21:20. Updated: Sunday, 7 October 2018 21:23.