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

"The Master Class," an informal talk and audio presentation about Maria Callas, considered to be one of the world's preeminent opera singers of the 20th century, will be held Aug. 18 at 6:30 p.m.

A mother-daughter makeover event will be held Aug. 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Experts from Paul Mitchell and Mary Kay cosmetics will be on hand to offer advice and share ideas on hair and skin care and provide hair-dos and makeovers.

Registration is required.

Dr. Josephine Johnson, author of "Publicspeak," will present a short workshop in public speaking Aug. 22 at 1 p.m.

She will provide guidance for vocal improvement, speeches of introduction, of acceptance, Q and A sessions, and speech organization.

A social networking workshop with UConn's Torrington Library Director Sheila Lafferty will be held Aug. 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Patrons are invited to bring their laptops and follow along with Ms. Lafferty's Internet presentation via our WiFi.

For more information and registration, call 860-868-7586.