Slug: NBRN crafts04p A The Blade/Jeremy Wadsworth Date: 11/24/08 Caption: Marylinn Linenkugel of Petersburg, Mich., helps her son Brendan, 5, make a Christmas ornament Monday, 11/24/08, at the Summerfield-Petersburg Library in Petersburg, Mich.
To add a personal touch to their Christmas trees, youths and their parents had an opportunity to make their own ornaments during an activity at the Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library. Among those making the keepsakes were Marylinn Linenkugel, who with son Brendan, 5, try to speed along the drying process; the Linenkugels are from Petersburg.
Slug: NBRN crafts04p C The Blade/Jeremy Wadsworth Date: 11/24/08 Caption: Austin Ausmus, 8, and his sister Alexandria, 8, of Summerfield, Mich., make Christmas ornaments Monday, 11/24/08, at the Summerfield-Petersburg Library in Petersburg, Mich.
Decorating their ornament are Austin, 8, and his sister Alexandria Ausmus, of Summerfield. Each week the library on East Center Street in Petersburg offers an ornament activity; the decorations will be on display for the library's parade of trees this month.