Kids can watch a puppet show and then make their own shadow puppets during an August event at Ashland and Jacksonville libraries.

Kids can watch a puppet show and then make their own shadow puppets during an August event at Ashland and Jacksonville libraries.

Local musician and puppeteer Karen Hardman will perform from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., and from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at Jacksonville's library, 340 W. C St. Kids will be invited after the show to make their own shadow puppets and perform with the shadow theater.

The programs are free as part of the county library system's summer reading program.

Details: 774-6423.

— Staff reports