DERRY — Taylor Library announces its summer reading schedule of programs and special events.
Registration runs through June 30 and those signing up the first week of June are eligible for a grand prize drawing at the conclusion of the summer program.
Taylor's summer schedule includes:
July 11 — The annual Carnival night is held at 6:30 p.m. There will be snacks, prizes and Silly Solutions balloon art. The event is held in the library's parking lot.
July 18 — Dolly and Me Tea Party, 2 p.m. Bring a favorite doll or stuffed friend to enjoy juice from a real teacup, fancy sandwiches and cakes. The program is for ages 5 and older. Preregistration required.
July 25 — Teddy Bear Sleepover, 6:30 p.m. Bring a teddy bear, wear pajamas and enjoy a night of stories and crafts. Bears and other stuffed friends will spend the night at the library and can be picked up the following day. Preregistration required.
Aug. 1 — Marshmallow roast with Mr. Ray from Derry Public Library, 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a marshmallow roast in the field behind the library. There will be stories, campfire and s'mores.
Mondays, July 8, 15, 22, 29 and Aug. 5, 10 a.m., 2-to-5-year-old story hours. Snacks and theme-based craft provided each week.
Tuesdays, Don Ball Park story hours, 10:30 a.m. on June 25, July 9, July 16 and Aug. 6.
Lego Club Tuesdays, 1 p.m. on July 9, 16, 23, and 30.
Wednesdays, story hours for 2- to-5-year-olds, 10 a.m. July 10, 17, 24 and 31.
Craft classes are held Wednesdays, 3 p.m., July 10, 17, 24, 31 and Aug. 7.
Tiny Tot Story Hour, Fridays, 10 a.m., July 12, 19, 26, and Aug. 2.
The summer program ends with a closing party on Aug. 8, 6:30 p.m. Winners will be announced from the jelly bean contest, and there will be raffles. Each child who turns in a reading chart by Aug. 1 will have a chance to win prizes and receive a certificate for reading.
For information on the Taylor Library summer program or to register for any events, call the library at 432-7186.