It's time to 'rook' and roll with series on chess

Chess byElvertBarnesThe classic strategy game of chess comes front and center at the Shawnee Public Library in its series "Rook and Roll" Chess, meeting for the first times from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 3 and 17, in Community Room A.

Members of the Shawnee Chess Club will be at the library to teach basics of the game, with information that will be helpful to any level of player from beginner to advanced.

All ages are invited, although parent or guardian must accompany any children under age 12, per library policy.

This will be a continuing series on the first and third Saturdays of the month through December. Registration is not required in advance.