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.
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.