Upcoming programs and events at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St., are listed below.

Upcoming programs and events at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St., are listed below.

SUMMER COMMUNITY READ

Stop by the library to sign up for this year's fitness-themed Summer Community Read. Kids, teens and adults are invited to sign up, read, attend programs and win raffle prizes from local businesses and area attractions.

JOSEPHINE BAKER ON THE SILVER SCREEN

Ryan Jay Friedman, associate professor of English and director of the film studies program at Ohio State University, will explore Josephine Baker's career in the movies from 7 to 8 p.m. June 1 and discuss how her performances both worked within and challenged cultural norms.

DREXEL THEATRE: PAST & FUTURE

Kevin Rouch, theater director at the Drexel Theatre, will share information on the theater's history and its latest renovation, which brings the marquee, lobbies and theater back to its Art Deco roots. The program will run from 7 to 8 p.m. June 2.

STUFFIE SLEEPOVER

Stuffed animal friends are invited to a sports-themed sleepover at the library. Children can come for story time from 6:30 to 7 p.m. June 2, but the rest of the party is for stuffies only. Kids will have to wait until they pick up their friends on Friday to hear about the fun.

PICTURE BOOK AUTHOR VISIT

Linda Stanek, author of "Once Upon an Elephant," will be at the library with a new tale about the superhero of the savannah, the elephant, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 6. Bring the whole family to hear about Stanek's newly released picture book exploring what would happen if elephants vanished and the importance of their preservation. This talk is offered in partnership with The Book Loft of German Village.

HEALTHY BODY, HEALTHY MIND

Classes take place from 3 to 4 p.m. Mondays from June 6 to Aug. 1. Each class will start with a workout, dance or exercise. Then the group will make healthy snacks and use imagination, concentration and critical thinking to create something cool or solve a puzzle. For fourth grades and older. Register online or by calling 614-231-2878.

STEAM STORYTIME

Join Bexley City Schools teacher Bill Manchester and his students for an interactive program combining stories, music and science from 2 to 3 p.m. June 6.

ARE YOU #METROPARKFIT?

A Metro Parks representative will discuss opportunities for fitness and family fun in local Metro Parks, which offer free programs for visitors of all ages. The informational session will run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 7. For more information, visit metroparks.net.

THE CURRENT: THE COMPLEX U.S.-CUBA RELATIONSHIP

Luis Manuel Alcade, who was born in Havana and is a member of Engage Cuba's Ohio State Council, will talk about the politics and dynamics of the U.S.-Cuba relationship from 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 8.

ALEXANDER HAMILTON

"Hamilton" has been a hit on Broadway and received a record-breaking 16 Tony nominations. Learn the history of the man behind the musical from Margaret Newell, professor and vice chairperson of the department of history at Ohio State University, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 9.

TODDLER & ME YOGA

Instructor Melanie Pistiolas will introduce easy yoga poses and breathing exercises for parents and toddlers through storytelling and songs from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Thursdays starting June 9. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if possible; mats will be provided if needed. For caregivers and ages 18 months to 3 years. Register online or by calling 614-231-2878.