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
Tuesday 1:30 p.m. for 3 to 6 years
Wednesday 10:30 a.m. for 18 months through 35 months
Thursday 10:30 a.m. for all ages
The theme for Janaury 24-26 is snow.
The theme for January 31-Feb 2 is penguins and polar bears
The theme for February 7-9 is birthday parties
A Mother Goose program for babies is held on Wednesdays at 11:30. No registration is needed for this series of programs. Share books, music, bounces, and fun with babies.
Thursday evening storytimes begin February 2.
Saturdays at the Library Movies: Saturday, Jan. 28 at 1 p.m. – The Muppet Movie. Come and see the original Muppet Movie. ring your own comfy chair or blanket and snacks. Drop-in. All ages.
Playtime – Friday 10 a.m. to noon - 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.
Nutmeg Books - Children in grades 4-8 who have read all ten books in the Nutmeg Reading program should contact the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library to reserve their trophy. The Nutmeg Books are ten books selected by Connecticut Children’s and School Librarians. Trophies will be awarded in March to every child who read all ten titles.
Take your Child to the Library Day: Saturday, February 4 – come to the library and pick up a free souvenir light-up pen. It is the first, state-wide celebration of Children and Libraries.
Valentine Craft Day: Saturday, February 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. Drop-in. All ages. Make a valentine for your special person.