Stamford Community Library will kick off its summer reading program, "Get Ready, Get Set, READ! ," with games in the back yard from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 1.

The event includes water balloon races, relay races, obstacle courses, and more.

The following special events are offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays in July: Serenity Hoops with Charlene Candiloro, July 8; Movie, July 15; Plant dyed T-shirts, July 22; and magician Omer Black and an ice cream social, July 29.

Information: 802-694-1379.