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Berlin Branch

Calendar of Events

The Digital Library and You
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Books and magazines for your e-reader, audiobooks and music for your player, movies and TV for your leisure; and all free to download from the comfort of your own home. Visit the library with your library card and device to get started!

Write It! Creative Writing Forum
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Novice and established writers gather to share their fiction, non-fiction, and creative writing projects. Program includes critiques and appreciation, market leads and writing exercises.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Make new friends and learn new skills while playing with our great educational toys! For infant to five year old children.

Literary Alliance
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 5:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Do you love books, and talking about books? Each month we’ll talk about what we’ve been reading and dive deep into the book of the month. This month we’ll be discussing The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie. For everyone 18 and up.

Curiosity Club “Astronomy”
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 4:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Explore all aspects of STEAM in our monthly after school club! Be ready for fun experiments, crafts, and other hands-on experiences. This month we’ll be learning about astronomy. For 9 to 13 year olds.

Story Time “Music”
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Teen Advisory Group
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 4:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Calling all teens! This is YOUR library too! Join our Teen Advisory Group to help plan teen programs and events.
For 12 to 18 year olds.

Berlin Book of the Month - Darkest Child, by Delores Phillips
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Join us each month for a lively book discussion facilitated by Gail Samis and Cynthia Hanagud of Salisbury University. Copies of the books are available in advance at the Berlin Branch.

Stop Motion Saturday
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
Make your own puppets and backgrounds, and then use JellyCam to make your very own stop-motion animation movie! For all ages.

Young and Restless “Creepy Crawlies”
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Science and art activities with spiders and bugs. For 3 to 7 year old children.

The Earhart Enigma: Retracing Amelia’s Last Flight
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Winner of the 2013 Silver Medal for the General Nonfiction Florida Book Award, The Earhart Enigma tells the exciting and dramatic fate of Amelia Earhart as told through eye-witness accounts, interviews, archives and documents never before in print. In 1937, Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Frank Noonan, vanished as the world watched. Speculation ran rampant, and most assumed that they had crash-landed into the ocean and perished. But did they? With more than thirteen years of painstaking international research, Dave Horner brings into focus Earhart’s final days.

Fireside Chat
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Want to explore new authors and genres but don’t know where to start? Join us for a lively chat about our favorite good reads and get some great ideas!

Minecraft Challenge “Survival Challenge”
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 3:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Using the popular video game Minecraft, we’ll work together to make awesome stuff.
For 9 to 13 year olds.

Story Time “Moon and Stars”
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Location: Berlin Branch
For 2 to 5 year old children.

Family Night - Out of This World!
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 4:30 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Join us for crafts, experiments, and learning about what is out there beyond the Earth! Fun for the whole family!

Reptile World
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
The Reptile World program was designed to give audiences the opportunity to meet an interesting selection of live, large, colorful, and gentle reptiles from all over the world. Audiences enjoy discovering what reptiles are, what makes them different from birds and mammals, and how important they are in our environment. Many of the myths and misconceptions are dispelled, instilling a greater appreciation and understanding of these fascinating reptiles.

Mister Don the Music Man
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Through his special passion for children's music, Mister Don has emerged as one of the mid-Atlantic region's best-loved family entertainers and music teachers for young children.

Harold Wood’s “Circus In A Suitcase”
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
What happens when Harold Wood, the ringmaster, introduces each act but none show up? Harold is in a pickle! What will he do? “The show must go on. You must always try to do your very best!” Your students will laugh and learn as Harold transforms himself into each of the circus performers. Children learn that the things that make us different also make us special.

Sciencetellers “Building Tall Ships & Pirate Tales!”
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Sciencetellers combines storytelling and exciting science experiments into an unprecedented theatrical learning experience.

Turtle Dance Music
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
We spark children's curiosity and imaginations through interactive, inclusive musical performances that use a wide range of instruments, comedy and music technology. Our 45-60 minute sensory-friendly performances are geared for Pre-K, grades K-5 and students on the Autism Spectrum.

Ed Stivender
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 10:30 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Ed Stivender has been referred to as “the Robin Williams of storytelling." -- Miami Herald. Ed has fabulated his way around the globe -- he has been a featured performer at the National Storytelling Festival, the Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival in Ireland, Graz Festival, Austria and our own Philadelphia Folk Festival.

Ice Cream Social
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 11 am
Location: Berlin Branch
Summer Reading prizes will be awarded during the event.