Adult Winter Reading Club: Warm Up with a Good Book. Celebrate your love of reading and enter weekly prize drawings. Sign up online at http://www.berlinpeck.lib.ct.us/ Participants will again be treated to a tea party in March. As part of our winter "Warm Up" program we are asking reading club participants to donate a can of soup (or other non-perishable food item) for the community food pantry so that others may warm up as well.
Income Tax Assistance on Tuesdays throughout tax season: Tax Aide is a free program, providing income tax preparation assistance for low and middle-income taxpayers of all ages, with special attention to those 60 and older. Call the library at (860) 828-7125 to schedule an appointment. The senior center is also providing this service on Thursdays throughout tax season.
From Hula-Hoops to High Fashion: G.Fox in the 1950's: Tuesday, February 26 at 1 p.m. This program, presented by Elizabeth Abbe, Director of Public Outreach at the Connecticut Historical Society, will bring you back to the heyday of the landmark department store. Refreshments will be provided. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Berlin-Peck Library. Please contact the library at (860) 828-7125 to register for this program.
Sit and Knit on Thursday February 21 at 6 p.m. Do you know how to knit, but following a pattern is difficult for you? Are you a beginner who can barely cast on? Would you like to meet some new people and sit and knit? Join Gina Kahn for a relaxing knitting session.
Homebound Services: For those unable to get to the library due to disability, illness or advanced age, volunteers will deliver library materials to your residence. Please contact the library at (860) 828-7125 if you could benefit from this new service.
Peter F. Burns Jr., author of Shock the World: UConn Basketball in the Calhoun Era will discuss his book at the library on Wednesday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Please contact the library to reserve a seat.