Slug: NBRN shakespeare17p Date: 7/9/2008 The Blade/Amy E. Voigt Location: Petersburg, MI CAPTION: Kim Jenne (cq), left, and John Pakso, right, who is a Shakespearean actor and member of the Monroe Community Players for 35 years, discuss Shakespeare' s Much Ado About Nothing with boys and girls that are participating in the library's Shakespeare for the Summer at the Summerfield-Petersburg Library on July 9, 2008. The program is held each Wednesday through Aug. 20 at the branch. Later in the month the kids will wear costumes to portray characters from his books and give dramatic readings. Sisters Tori Jenne, back left, and Brie Jenne, listen.
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William Shakespeare wrote 'Much Ado About Nothing,' but at the Summerfield-Petersburg Branch last week it was much ado about something, such as the Bard's literature. Reading from a book of his stories adapted for children is volunteer Kim Jenne of Petersburg.
Enjoying the tale are, from left, her daughters Brie Jenne and Tori Jenne, and Annie Peterson, also of Petersburg.
John Pakso, who is a Shakespearean actor and member of the Monroe Community Players, discusses the play with the children who took part in the library's program.
Youths received a sheet with some of the standout sections of the play. The focus on Shakespeare runs Wednesdays through Aug. 20.
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