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(Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

(Elizabeth Lewis – Daily Press)

(Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

(Elizabeth Lewis – Daily Press)

Above, cousins Julian Tafoya and Devontae Baraza color in a bear as part of Stan Berenstain’s birthday celebration Tuesday at the Artesia Public Library. Berenstain, along with wife Jan, authored the Berenstain Bears books. Tuesday would have been his 92nd birthday. At right, Blake Newton joins craft time at the library following the reading of a Berenstain Bears book.