At right, children's librarian Kendra Davey from the Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library introduces "The Christmas Spider Puppet Show" for a group of kids. The free puppet show was last Friday, and a reading of the book "First Snow" capped the event at the library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive.
Behind the scenes, Lupita Chavez calls out for a book page to help set the stage with props.
Moses Mooney, 3, right, was among the approximately 30 kids who watched the show.
Angela Burton, the owner and director of Young Rembrandts, teaches youngsters how to draw manga characters during a workshop at the Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Saturday's workshop was part of the Pima County Public Library's annual Worlds of Imagination Teen Art …
Angela Burton looks over the work of Kayla Hayes. Professional artists share tips and techniques at the Worlds of Imagination fantasy art workshops at libraries around town.
Lucy Small, left, and Anna Steinnecker look at drawings at the manga workshop.
Angela Burton helps the budding artists. For more information on upcoming art workshops and the contest, visit the Pima County Public Library at www.library.pima.gov online.
The Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive, is hosting a free class called Introduction to Microsoft Publisher.
Phoenix Kester, 7, models his costume of hats as he walks with Kendra Davey, a librarian, to the set as part of the Friday Fun Club: Reader's Theater at the Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Kids learned and performed a short play in about 30 minutes Friday.
Danny Kester uses his smartphone to record the short play his son Phoenix is in. Go to www.library.pima.gov/locations/abbett for more information on library activities.
Olivia Reardon, left, a volunteer at the Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, plays with some kids during We Jam. We Jam, created by Reardon, is an introduction to music class for preschoolers.
Jody Etherington helps Arianna Jacobs, 2, make a rainstick.
Asher Amante, 2, takes a closer look at his rainstick.
From left, Clarissa Kubat, 16, shows friend Sarah Alexander, 22, her kite. The two made kites during a Legend of the First Kite class at the Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library on Saturday. The free, hourlong class explored the history of kites and then participants got to make one. The class wa…
Brennan Stevens, 11, runs through the room to try out his kite. The library will host the Physics Factory on May 5. Call the library at 594-5200 for more information.