Lord of the Rings
-themed parties celebrate the film release of The Hobbit
in several Pima County library branches, on Saturday, Dec. 1 and 8; and Wednesday, Dec. 12. Each participating branch represents a Middle-Earth location where kids can try out Hobbit feet, write their names in Elvish, play games, compete in riddle and trivia contests and more. Call 791-4010, or visit library.pima.gov/calendar
for more information.