The sixth annual Adult Summer Reading Program at the Leach Library runs June 1 through Aug. 31, with the theme “Escape the Ordinary.” Participants may register at any time at the Reference Desk and will receive an information sheet and Tic-Tac-Toe card to be completed in summer. The first participants to register will also receive a sign-up incentive. For every book read after registering, participants will receive a ticket for a weekly raffle. Complete the game sheet and return it to the Reference Desk by June 30 for entry into a prize drawing. For details, call the library at 432-1132.
The Old Home Day Baby Contest takes place in the Matthew Thornton Elementary School gym Saturday, Aug. 15, at 9 a.m. Pre-registration is required; no registration on day of event. The contest is open to all babies who live in Londonderry and were born between Aug. 11, 2014 and Aug. 11, 2015. Prizes will be awarded for Best Personality, Best Dressed, Best Smile, Little Miss and Little Master. To register, email information to Maggie.email@example.com by Friday, Aug. 7. A $10 fee per contestant is collected at the event.
The Hyla Brook Poets’ monthly writing workshop meets on the third Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Robert Frost Farm, 122 Rockingham Road (Route 28), Derry. For further information, email Robert Crawford at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.frostfarmpoetry.org/readingseries or facebook.com/HylaBrookPoets or twitter.com/HylaBrookPoets.