Meg Murdock, 9, of Petersburg finds some beads to string together.
Parents likely are excited about their children going back to school, maybe more so than the youngsters themselves. To help get youths as thrilled about returning to class, the Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library conducted an activity for elementary students to make back-to-school crafts.
Zach Murdock, 6, of Petersburg puts the finishing touches on a necklace.
Chloe Curll, 7, of Petersburg, offers an up-close look at her creation.