Berlin library offers wide range of programs in March

Published on Sunday, 4 March 2018 21:06
Written by Charles Paullin


BERLIN - The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, at 234 Kensington Road, has several programs scheduled this month:

“Preparing for Your Home Transition, with Tips on Staging and Downsizing” is set for Tuesday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. Presenter Donna Finocchiaro is an estate organizer, specializing in downsizing and staging homes to increase their value and competitive edge in the market place.

The Senior Center Book Club meets on Wednesday, March 7, at 1 p.m. “The One-in-a Million Boy,” by Monica Wood, will be discussed, and copies can be obtained at the library. The discussion will be held at the Berlin Senior Center, 33 Colonial Drive.

A demonstration of the new Libby by OverDrive app is also scheduled for Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., at the library. Participants can learn to use the Libby by OverDrive app to borrow eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and more from the library. Bring your own device and contact the library to ensure you bring pertinent information to the class.

Movie Matinee: “A Street Cat Named Bob,” is scheduled Friday, March 9, at 1 p.m. The movie, whih is unrated, tells the story a London drug addict who adopts a sickly cat.

“Celtic Chocolate” will be held on Friday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m.

This program highlights the history of chocolate in Ireland, Irish chocolate pioneers, Irish lore, famous Irish foods and Irish poetry. Irish tea, bread and chocolates will be available for sampling. Registration is required at 860-828-7126.

“Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail” will be offered at the library on Saturday, March 10, at 1 p.m.

Presenter Sam Ducharme completed a 2,180-mile, 14-state backpacking trip from Springer Mountain, Ga., to Mount Katahdin, Maine.

During his six-month journey, he documented the rugged beauty of the Appalachian Mountains, the wildlife, the hardships encountered on the trail, as well as the people, culture and humanity at its finest, and his presentation will bring that experience to life for a library audience. Refreshments will be served.

Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin on Sunday, 4 March 2018 21:06. Updated: Sunday, 4 March 2018 21:08.