The following programs are offered at the Powell branch of the Delaware County District Library, 460 S. Liberty St.

The following programs are offered at the Powell branch of the Delaware County District Library, 460 S. Liberty St.

For information, call (614) 888-9160. Unless otherwise noted, registration is not required.

Library hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest.

All programs are at the Powell branch of the Delaware County District Library unless otherwise noted.

Please note: No story times will be held from May 14 through the end of the month. Story times will resume on June 11. Starting in June, no registration will be required for any story times at the Powell library.

The summer reading program at the Powell branch of the Delaware County District Library kicks of on Monday, June 9.

The Big Read: 2 p.m., Sunday, May 4: Curtain Players presents a readers theatre adaptation of "The Great Gatsby," Powell Village Green Amphitheatre, 47 Hall St.

Family Night: "Winnie the Pooh," 6:30 p.m., Monday, May 5.

The Big Read: "Talk Over Tots," 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 6. "The Great Gatsby" book discussion group specifically for parents of small children.

The Big Read: 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 6, Informal, facilitated book discussion, "The Great Gatsby."

The Big Read: Senior Book Discussion, 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 6, at the Center for Older Adults of Delaware County, 800 Cheshire Road. Informal, facilitated discussion of "The Great Gatsby."

The Big Read: Become a Better Book Group, 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 7, at the Center for Older Adults of Delaware County, 800 Cheshire Road. Practical advice for forming a book discussion group.

The Big Read: "West Egg Party," 7 p.m., Saturday, May 10. End the month-long celebration of "The Great Gatsby" with a Gatsby-style party at the Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St., Delaware. The new Friends of the Library will launch the organization with an evening of jazz.

Adult book discussion, "The Skull Mantra," 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 27.

Family story time, 6:30 p.m., Thursdays, for preschool ages. No registration required for evening family story times.

Family story time, 10 a.m. Fridays, for preschool ages. Registration is required. www.delawarelibrary.org

Toddler Time, for ages 2-3, 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Registration is required.

Baby Time, for ages birth-24 months, 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Registration is required.