The Westerville Public Library is at 126 S. State St. For more information on the following programs, call (614) 882-7277, or visit www.westervillelibrary.org.

The Westerville Public Library is at 126 S. State St. For more information on the following programs, call (614) 882-7277, or visit www.westervillelibrary.org.

Children ages 8 to 12 can discover the magic of the performing arts from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Fridays, April 29, and May 27, in the Activity Center. Learn about acting, costuming, makeup and other essential theatrical skills.

The Westerville Symphony at Otterbein and the library will present the 23rd annual "Tunes and Tales" program Saturday, April 30, for ages 3 to 8 and their families. Performances are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. This presentation of "The Velveteen Rabbit" features the world premiere of original music by composer Lowell Liebermann. Meet and greet the musicians and their instruments following the performance. Registration required.

Sewing 101, make a stylish tote bag and learn the basics of machine sewing, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, in Meeting Room B. Registration required.

Chess-Nuts Chess Club for children ages 6 to 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14, in the Activity Center, hosted by coaches from the Delaware Youth Chess Club. Beginners are welcome. Registration required.

See what the buzz is all about when a representative from the Central Ohio Beekeeping Association explains the ins and outs of basic beekeeping, 7 p.m. Monday, May 16. Registration required.

Teens will make candy "sushi" from fruit leather, marshmallow treats and gummy snacks from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, in the Activity Center. Registration required.