Meet Libby: The one-tap library reading app

Staff will be on hand to guide those who wish to learn how to download and use the new Libby app by Overdrive on a tablet or computer, to borrow thousands of free eBooks and audiobooks from noon to 1 p.m. April 7 at the Velma Teague Branch Library, 7010 N. 58th Ave. For more information, call 623-930-3430.

Book Buddies

New and beginning readers between the ages of 4 and 10 are invited to read with the library’s teen volunteers in a four-week-long program. Readers can sign up each week for half-hour reading sessions at the Youth Desk. Registration begins one week before the reading week, which runs from 4 to 5 p.m. April 9, 16, 23 and 30. The session takes place in the Storytime Room of the Main Library, 5959 W. Brown St. For more information, call 623-930-3537.

Writer in Residence: Write on! Collaborate, create and share with Amy K. Nichols

Youths ages 10 to 18 are invited to brainstorm ideas for a tandem story, then break into groups and create cooperative fiction pieces to share at the end of the class, which takes place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 9 in the creative space of the Main Library, 5959 W. Brown St. Registration is required. To register, visit www.glendaleaz.com/Library/LibraryEvents.cfm. For more information, call 623-930-3537.

Wild Wednesday: crafty kids

Youths ages 5 to 11 are invited to bring out their free-spirited side and join the library in making a few messy, but beautiful masterpieces from 4 to 5 p.m. April 11 in the Storytime Room of the Main Library, 5959 W. Brown St. For more information, call 623-930-3537.

Makerspace: duct tape art

Back by popular demand, teens can play with a variety of fun colored duct tape and create one-of-a-kind projects to take home from 6 to 7 p.m. April 11 in the Foothills Branch Library’s Storytime Room, 19055 N. 57th Ave. For more information, call 623-930-3837.

Frank talk: Talking to others about controversies

A discussion on how people can listen to, and learn from, experiences and opinions different from their own will run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 11 in the Roadrunner Room of the Foothills Branch Library, 19055 N. 57th Ave. For more information, call 623-930-3830.

Citizenship workshop

Professionals and trained volunteers will assist lawful permanent residents in completing the Application for Naturalization (N400) from noon to 4 p.m. April 12 at the Velma Teague Branch Library, 7010 N. 58th Ave. To register, call 602-616-0977. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call 623-930-3430.