To contain the spread of COVID-19, the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library is currently CLOSED.

We are still available by phone at 860-828-7125 or via email at library@berlinpeck.org, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.

You can still use your library card to access online materials like ebooks, audiobooks, video, and more.

No card? Register for a temporary library card, and we will email you with a full-access library card ASAP.

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Things To Do At Home

 

Exercise

While you’re staying at home, don’t forget to get up and move around! Exercise is important for your physical and mental health.

YouTube

  • Check out Orangetheory Fitness on YouTube for a new at-home workout every day
  • 305 Fitness is offering cardio dance live streams twice a day on their YouTube channel

Facebook Live

Apps and websites

  • The YMCA has launched a new on-demand exercise program, including barre, boot camp, and yoga
  • Peloton is offering its app to new users for free for the next 90 days
  • Gold’s Gym is offering workout videos for free through the end of May
  • Crunch Live, Crunch Fitness’ online workout class portal, is now free for 45 days
  • Life Time is offering free classes on demand, including kickboxing, barre, and mediation
  • CorePower Yoga is offering free access to yoga and meditation classes while studios are closed

 

Yoga

Yoga is a great way to take time for yourself, relax, and move your body—all at the same time!

 

Visit a museum

  • The Hartford Courant has put together an extensive list of museums and galleries you can visit from home!
  • Google Arts & Culture takes you on a breathtaking virtual journey to museums across the world. Over 12,000 international museums are available to be explored.
  • The Met is livestreaming of operas every evening.

 

Visit the zoo

  • Cincinnati Zoo is hosting a “safari” on Facebook Live, weekdays at 3:00 pm. They will highlight one of their amazing animals and include an activity you can do from home! You can also watch previous videos.
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is hosting virtual classrooms on Facebook Live, weekdays at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.
  • Woodland Park Zoo will be posting a weekly activity to help families create innovative and educational play time at home.

 

Help out

Homemade Face Masks
The CDC says that homemade face masks ARE NOT a substitute for N95masks or surgical masks. However,when these supplies are impossible to get, homemade masks ARE better than nothing. If you can sew, you may want to consider making some for yourself or others or to donate.