Patricio Fernandez-Oro starts writing in his new journal, which was made by hand during a class on making and keeping a journal at Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library. Moana Halaufia, right, ponders what to say in hers. The class was held June 27 at the library, at 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Go to …
Jason An puts the finishing touches on a handmade journal at the library.
Mira Domsky, young adult librarian at Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, helps Jason An with binding his handmade journal.
Mira Domsky, young adult librarian, goes through a book with story ideas during the class on making and keeping a journal.
Alyssa Herdrich, 18, uses her phone to get a picture of her new dragon-eye pendant. The jewelry-making project was part of a "Thursday Thing," a free summer club for teens at the Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive.
Jason An, 12, compares clear beads to find the most translucent one for his own dragon-eye pendant.
Pendant makers could choose from a collection of mysterious animal and "dragon eyes," which they could cut out.
A glue gun is used to tack a hasp onto the back of a cat's eye pendant during a "Thursday Thing."
Club and staff members sort through some of the pendant options at a craft table. The club meets Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m.
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.