Library Announces Adult and Children's Programs

Adult Winter Reading Club begins Jan. 14.


Adult Winter Reading Club begins Jan. 14. Celebrate your love of reading. Visit our website: http://www.berlinpeck.lib.ct.us/ for more details. Participants will again be treated to a tea party in March.
Children’s Department
Learn to play chess – Students in grades 2-12 are invited for a six-week series – January 8 through February 12. Sign up now.
Playtime – Friday 10-12  - Drop in – no registration.  Weekly throughout the year.  Opportunity for babies, toddlers and preschoolers to play and socialize together with parents in the large meeting room of the library. 
Preschool & Family Day Care Fair: An opportunity for parents to research the preschool programs available in Berlin in an informal setting.  Program directors and teachers will share information about the school philosophy, teacher/child ratio, fees, schedules, and program structure.  Preschool centers include:  Creative Kids, Discovery Center,  Kensington Nursery School, Little Blessings Nursery School, St. Paul’s School, and YMCA.   Home day care providers will also have a table.   Parents may drop in on Saturday, January 19th  from 11:00-1:30.
Winter Reading Club – Warm Up With A Good Book – January 14 – February 25 – children may sign up either on-line or pick up a reading log at the library.  Read one book and add your “mitten” to the bulletin board.  Every week add a sticker to your reading log.  Children may collect a prize from the treasure box between February 16-25.
Storytimes are a  half-hour program featuring stories, fingerplays, songs, and a short movie.  Each week an early literacy skill will be highlighted.  There are 6 early literacy skills:  print awareness, phonological awareness, letter knowledge, vocabulary, print motivation, and narrative skills.  No registration is needed for these programs   
          Mondays 10:30 for toddlers ages 18 – 36 months       
          Tuesday 1:30 for preschoolers aged 3 - 6 years
          Wednesday 11:30 for babies from birth to 18 months
          Thursday 10:30 for all ages
Storytimes begin the week of January 14-17.


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