Tag: Book Discussion

ADVENTURES in T/ween Book Discussion: Wednesday, 7/3/24 @ 6 PM

The book of the month is “Hatchet,” by Gary Paulsen. On his way to visit his estranged father, Brian’s plane crash-lands in a lake, leaving him stranded in the remote Canadian wilderness, with only his clothes and the hatchet his mother gave to him before his departure.  Now alone, exhausted, terrified, and hungry, with no special knowledge of the woods, Brian must brave circumstances beyond his experience, meet each day’s… Read more

Evening Book Club: 3rd Tuesdays at 6 PM

The Evening Book Club meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month to discuss a title chosen by the group. Why not join in, take an hour and talk about this month’s book. Hear what others have to say and enjoy the conversations. Books to be discussed are available for loan at the main circulation desk. Coming up next… The Book Woman’s Daughter by Kim Michele Richardson (June 18th)… Read more

ADVENTURES in Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3-5): Thursday, 6/20/24 at 6 PM

It’s the popular Brown Bag Book Club for kids in Grade 3-5!  Bring food in a brown bag and be ready for talking! Drinks and treats will be served, so get your book and join us! Books can be picked up in the children’s room. June: The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail  by Richard Peck. He is a bit of a misfit, as he is shorter than the other… Read more

T/ween Book Discussion: Wednesday, 5/1/24 @ 6 PM

The book of the month is “Never Fall Down,” by Patricia McCormick. When soldiers arrive in his hometown, Arn is just a normal little boy.  But after the soldiers march the entire population into the countryside, his life is changed forever… This is the unforgettable story of Arn Chorn-Pond, who defied the odds to survive the Cambodian genocide of 1975-1979 and the labor camps of the Khmer Rouge.  Authentically told… Read more

T/ween Book Discussion: Wednesday, 6/5/24 at 6 PM

The book of the month is “Waiting For Normal,” by Leslie Connor. This is a poignant and joyful novel, one filled with meaningful moments and emotional resonance. This is the story of Addie, who is waiting for normal, with a bipolar mother who has an all-or-nothing approach to life — her way, or no way — and is keeping Addie from a normal life with her half-sisters and her step-father. … Read more

Morning Book Group: Wednesday, 3/27/24 at 10:15 AM

We meet monthly to discuss a title chosen by the group. Why not join in, take an hour and talk about the book? Hear what others have to say and enjoy the conversations. Books to be discussed are available for loan at the main circulation desk. For March: A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler. In Oak Knoll, a verdant, tight-knit North Carolina neighborhood, professor of forestry and ecology Valerie… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3-5): Thursday, 4/18/24 at 6 PM

Bring food in a brown bag and be ready for talking! Drinks and treats will be served, so get your book and join us! Books can be picked up in the children’s room. April’s Book is Trapped by Peg Kehret. When a pig falls from a truck and the driver doesn’t stop, Alex saves the frightened animal and gets permission to keep it. Then the belligerent truck driver shows up… Read more

T/ween Book Discussion: Wednesday, 4/3/24 @ 6 PM

The book of the month is a graphic novel called “Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy,” with a story by Rey Terciero and penciled by Bre Indigo. In the mood for a modern re-telling of Little Women? It’s been quite the year for Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy.  Their father is off with the military, and they must work overtime to make ends meet.  In addition, each of the girls is… Read more

T/ween Book Discussion: Wednesday, 3/6/24 @ 6 PM

The book of the month is “The Cat I Never Named,” by Amra Sabic-El-Rayess:  A True Story of Love, War, and Survival. The stunning memoir of a Muslim teen struggling to survive the Bosnian genocide — and the stray cat who served as a guardian angel. Just as Serbian tanks rolled into her town of Bihac, Amra’s family was saddled with a stray cat, one they couldn’t afford and almost… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3-5): Thursday, 3/21/24 at 6 PM

It’s a new year for Brown Bag Book Club for kids in Grade 3-5. Bring food in a brown bag and be ready for talking! Drinks and treats will be served, so get your book and join us! Books can be picked up in the children’s room. Our book for March is Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech, a heartwarming tale of a tiny donkey and the boy who promises to… Read more