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. 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 following programs are offered at the Powell branch of the Delaware County District Library, 460 S. Liberty St. For information, call (614) 888-9160. 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 library will celebrate National Teen Read Week Oct. 17 through 23; National Friends of the Libraries Week also Oct. 17 to 23; and National Banned Books Week, Oct. 25 to Nov. 2.

Teen book discussion and book swap, "Life as We Knew It," by Susan Beth Pfeffer. Bring a book to exchange, 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 18.

Book discussion for adults, "Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio," by Terry Ryan, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 19.

Writers workshop for students in grades three through five. Explore the possibilities of poetry and short stories. 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 20.

Paws to Read family program, 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24. Children can read a favorite book to a dog that loves both kids and reading. Pre-registration required.

Monster Mash family program, 6:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 25. Put on your scariest monster face and join us!

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

Baby Time, for ages birth to 24 months, 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Family Story Time, for preschool ages, 10 a.m. on Fridays.