The Gunn Memorial Library on Wykeham Road in Washington has announced its upcoming programs.

Children's offerings will include a "Star Wars "celebration Nov. 27 at 1 p.m. and a comedy magic show Dec. 28 at 4 p.m.

In addition, the Junior Library's after-school story craft participants have been "traveling" around the world via suitcase adventures.

Suitcases filled with books about cuisine, people, geography and folk tales, as well as samples of currency, clothing, jewelry, music and souvenirs typical to a country, may be checked out for use at home or in a classroom.

Upcoming adult programs will include music by pianist Gayle Martin Henry Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m., with a snow date of Dec. 14.

The library will also present several art shows in the coming months.

Watercolors by Russian children will be exhibited through Jan. 1, with a reception Dec. 9 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. An exhibit of works by Robert Park Jan. 8 through Feb. 19 will follow.

For more information about adult programs, call the library at 860-868-7586.

For more information about children's programs and registration, call 860-868-2310 or e-mail