Kent Memorial Library will offer a variety of special programs in the coming weeks.

Joseph Baxer will offer part one of a global issues forum Sept. 14 from 2 to 3:15 p.m.

He will explore serious current global geopolitical issues and concerns with topic, speaker and reading list to be provided beforehand.

Author A.H. Wellewood will present a book talk and signing Sept. 28 from 3 to 5 p.m.

He will speak about his books, "The Well" and "Conversations with Joe."

For more information and registration for the programs, call the Main Street library at 860-927-3761.