Kids invited to Gunn library's programs

Gunn Memorial Library’s junior library will offer several family programs as part of its summer reading program, “Every Hero Has a Story.”

Offerings will include a program, “Military Heroes,” featuring local military heroes, letter writing to soldiers and soldier box making Aug. 4 at 6:30 p.m. and a “Super Hero Training Academy” Aug. 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Attendees are invited to bring toiletries, dry snacks, drink mix singles, batteries and games to include in the boxes Aug. 4.

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

The summer reading program will end Aug. 15.

An ice cream social to celebrate the conclusion of the program will be held Aug. 18 at 6:30 p.m.

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