Busy month ahead at Berlin library

Published on Sunday, 31 December 2017 21:04
Written by the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

BERLIN - The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, at 234 Kensington Road, has several events planned for this month.

Sit & Knit is on Thursday, Jan. 4, at 6 p.m. Join local knitters for a relaxing time filled with knitting and good company.

The Library Stock Club is on Tuesday, Jan. 9, at 1:30 p.m. Join local investors to discuss stock market trends.

Sit & Knit is on Thursday, Jan. 11, at 1 p.m.

Movie Matinee, “Victoria & Abdul,” is on Friday, Jan. 12 at 1 p.m.

Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim. The movie is rated PG-13 and the length is 1 hour, 51 minutes.

Saturday Afternoon Adult Book Group is Saturday, Jan. 13, at 1p.m

Discuss the book “One Man,” by Andrew Gross.

Synopsis: When a World War II physics professor with information vital to Allied forces is sent to a Nazi concentration camp, intelligence officer Nathan Blum is sent undercover to infiltrate Auschwitz and bring the professor to safety. Contact the library to reserve a book at 860-828-7126

Download Magazine Class is on Tuesday, Jan. 16 ,at 1 p.m.

Did you get a new tablet over the holidays? Come in and learn how to download free magazines. Bring your Berlin library card and your tablet to the class. Registration required, by calling 860-828-7126

Make & Take is scheduled for a Book Flower Wreath on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m.

Learn to create a beautiful wall decoration using an old book and some simple supplies. Bring a hot glue gun and hot glue sticks. Registration required, by calling 860-828-7126.

Sit & Knit is on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 6 p.m.

Movie Matinee: “Gifted” is on Friday, Jan. 19, at 1 p.m.

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother. The movie is rated PG-13 and the length is 1 hour, 41 minutes.

Charlton Comic Event is on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 1 p.m.

“Charlton Comics: The Movie” is about a comic book company in Connecticut, featuring artists and writers from the golden and silver age of comics. Producer/Director Jackie Zbuska and Producer Keith Larsen will spend the afternoon discussing the crazy and hilarious story of what Charlton Comics was and why it matters in the annals of comic book history.

They’ll also be discussing the production of the film and showing some clips and footage from the upcoming documentary feature.

Register by calling 860-828-7126

Cookbook Club is on Monday, Jan. 22, at 6:30 p.m.

Do you enjoy flipping through cookbooks to decide what to make? Do you search through recipes for inspiration? Come join our newest monthly book club, featuring cookbooks! Just register for “Cooking by the Book,” pick a recipe from the specified cookbook, make the dish on your own, and then gather for a feas. While you eat, you can discuss the cookbook, its recipes and the process of choosing what to make and how to make it. Dishes will be evenly distributed among starters and sides, main courses, and desserts. You do not need to be an experienced cook, just an enthusiastic one!

Start the new year off on the right foot! This month’s cookbook will be The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook published by America’s Test Kitchen. Contact the library for a copy of the book.

Sit & Knit is on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 1 p.m.

- Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin on Sunday, 31 December 2017 21:04. Updated: Sunday, 31 December 2017 21:07.