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Library Sets Children's Activities Schedule

There is something scheduled for every day during vacation week.

 

The Unsinkable Molly Brown
The heroine of the Titanic !
(A film for all ages)
Saturday, April 14 at 1 p.m.
The Unsinkable Molly Brown – the heroine of the Titanic – a film for all ages -  musical comedy (unrated)  - Family Film – Saturday, April 14 at 1:00 at the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
 
The Genealogy Group @ The Library is for people interested in learning about genealogy and family history. This session will feature census information. The 1940 census will soon be available. Tips and websites for census research will be shared. On April 1, 1940, there were 132,164,569 people living in America. And today, 87 percent of Americans can find a direct family link to one – or more – of them.

When the 1940 U.S. Federal Census is opened to the public this April, you’ll have a window into every one of those 132 million lives. Their names, where they lived, who shared their house, even where they were five years earlier.
Genealogy is one of the most popular hobbies in America.  The group is intended for both beginning and experienced genealogists.  Meets - Thursday April 12  at 7 p.m.

 
Remember when? Join Allan Hall and Graham Hall in an evening of stories about when Berlin was a farming town, Ferndale Dairy, and Berlin of yesterday.  Thursday, April 26 at 7 p.m.
 
April 16-21 School vacation week
Monday, April 16 afternoon – Treasure Hunt and Games - Participate in a Treasure Hunt. Follow 10 clues to a candy treasure. There will be treasure maps, pirate mazes, and other games to play.
 
Tuesday, April 17 at 1 p.m. – Storycraft – Paper Flower Power – this flower grows without water. Children in grades 1 to 3. Registration began April 2.
 
Tuesday April 17 at 6 p.m. – Family Film Night – Hugo. Popcorn will be served.
 
Wednesday, April 18 at 1 p.m. – Titanic – 100 years later – Grades 3 to 6.  Registration began April 2
 
Thursday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m. - Earth Day storytime – all ages.
 
Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. – Keith Johnson, Science isn’t always pretty.  Ages 5 and up. Registration began April 2. An evening of curiosity, imagination, science – Learn if Sir Isaac Newton would be shocked by silly putty, why owl droppings are fascinating, and how we explain things before we had science.
 
Friday, April 20 – Deadline for Poetry Contest. In recognition of Poetry Month,
The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library is sponsoring a poetry contest for children in grades 1 through 6. Entries will be accepted until April 20, at 5 p.m. at the library.

Winners will be recognized and invited to read their entry at Poetry night, Wednesday, April 25, at 6:30 p.m. Awards will be given to grade levels 1 and 2, 3 and 4, and 5 and 6. These are the rules for all participants: Poems must be original and unpublished. Children are limited to one poem each. Each poem should have a title and be no longer than 40 lines.

Construction Club using Legos will be held on Saturday, April 21 at 1:00.  Children in Grades 1 and up may attend.

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