Category: Book Clubs

Tween Book Discussion: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The book of the month is Side Tracked by Diana Harmon Asher   If middle school were a race, Joseph Friedman wouldn’t even be in last place—he’d be on the sidelines. With an overactive mind and phobias of everything from hard-boiled eggs to gargoyles, he struggles to understand his classes, let alone his fellow classmates.But then, on the first day of seventh grade, two important things happen. First, his Resource Room… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) -Thursday, March 21 – 6:30-7:30pm

tailofemilywindsnapThis month we’re reading ‘The Tail of Emily Windsnap” by Liz Kessler. Come join us for snacks, and fun as we talk about Emily, who finally convinced her mother that she should take swimming lessons. Twelve-year-old Emily discovers a terrible and wonderful secret about herself that opens up a whole new world. The books are located in the children’s room so grab one,  register now, and have a good time… Read more

Tween Book Discussion: Wednesday, March 6th @6:30

The book of the month is Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine In Caitlin’s world, everything is black or white. Things are good or bad. Anything in between is confusing. That’s the stuff Caitlin’s older brother, Devon, has always explained. But now Devon’s dead and Dad is no help at all. Caitlin wants to get over it, but as an eleven-year-old girl with Asperger’s, she doesn’t know how. In her search for… Read more

Tween Book Discussion: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 @6:30

The book of the month is Petey by Ben Mikaelsen Petey is a touching story of friendship, discovery, and the domination of the human spirit over physical obstacles. The arc of a life bound by cerebral palsy is portrayed in this riveting novel from Ben Mikaelsen. In 1922 Petey, who has cerebral palsy, is misdiagnosed. We meet the FIRST Wednesday evening of each month from 6:30-7:30pm to discuss the book… Read more

Tween Book Discussion: Wednesday, January 2nd @6:30

The book of the month is The Losers Club by Andrew Clements Sixth grader Alec can’t put a good book down. So when Principal Vance lays down the law–pay attention in class, or else–Alec takes action. He can’t lose all his reading time, so he starts a club. A club he intends to be the only member of. After all, reading isn’t a team sport, and no one would want… Read more

Magic Tree House Book Club: Wed, Feb 20th @ 4pm (Register Grades 1- 2)

MAgic Tree House Pirates Dec 2017 002 Now is your chance to join the Magic Tree House Book Club!!! You’ll get your very own passport to travel back in time through this popular series. We’ll explore history with Jack & Annie, discuss books & have fun activities & snacks to share. Sign up, read the book of the month, and meet with your friends to talk about your favorite parts, learn more about the places, science, and… Read more

SYNC = FREE Audiobooks for T/weens

What is SYNC? What? SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Returning April 26, 2018, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week – pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes.   In 2017, 32 titles were given away over 16 weeks. Why? SYNC introduces a variety of audiobook experiences to teens to demonstrate that reading can be completed by listening. Who? SYNC is… Read more

T/ween Book Talks ROCK 7/11/18 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 5 and Up!)

Join us as we talk together about ‘Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie’ by Jordan Sonnenblick’ and rock out to this book.  Conversation, candy, and chillin’. This is a great read for middle and high school ages.  Copies of this book are available at the main desk. Thirteen-year-old Steven has a totally normal life: he plays drums in the All-Star Jazz band, has a crush on the hottest girl in… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) Monday, June 18 – 6:30-7:30PM

from-the-mixed-up-files-of-mrs-basil-e-frankweilerCome read with us! We love books and enjoy talking about the books we pick. Have snacks , conversation and fun. Register Now! Claudia Kinkaid feels unappreciated by her parents and bored with her orderly, straight-A existence. She is nearly twelve when she decides to run away from her home in suburban Connecticut. Being practical, she chooses a comfortable destination–New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art–and a thrifty traveling companion, her… Read more