Gunn Memorial to kick off summer reading

Gunn Memorial Library’s junior library will kick off its children’s summer reading program, “Every Hero Has a Story,” June 22 with registration.

Part of the program will include Tuesday family programs.

Offerings will include “Mad Science of Western New England” July 7 at 6:30 p.m., a superhero comics drawing workshop with Vincent Giarrano July 14 at 6:30 p.m., “Animal Heroes,” featuring a K-9 unit from the Connecticut State Troopers July 21 at 6:30 p.m. and a superhero pajama and pizza party movie night, featuring a screening of “Big Hero 6,” July 28 at 5:30 p.m.

In addition, the Litchfield County 4-H group will present “The Lorax Challenge” July 10 at 10 a. m. and “Honey Bees and Me” July 24 at 3:30 p.m.

In other news, “Healthyville,” an exhibit on loan from the Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk, will be on display at the library July 21 through Aug. 11.

For more information, call the Wykeham Road library at 860-868-2310.