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Book Discussions

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Registration for book discussions takes place in the Children's Room beginning Monday, January 5, 2015 at 9:30 AM. Non-residents can register beginning Monday, January 19. For more information, look in the Children’s Room for our fall flyers or ask a Children’s Librarian.

Please arrive promptly. If you are late, your spot may be given to someone on the waitlist.

Chapter Chat

Children who are in Second Grade are ready for their first book discussion group. Book discussions are designed to help children start thinking critically about books and grow confident in sharing their opinions and enjoyment of children’s literature.

"Chapter Chat" is our introductory book discussion for second graders. All participants read the same book. At each meeting, the children exchange opinions, play games based upon the book, watch a book-based film, and do a craft. Sign up is for both sessions.

A beverage and snack will be provided. Please notify librarians if your child has any food allergies.

Thursday, February 12 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (rescheduled from Thursday, October 16)
Harry Houdini (Stories of Famous Americans), by Patricia Lakin

Thursday, March 26 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
There Are no Figure Eights in Hockey (A Victory School Superstars book), by Chris Kreie

The Book Ends

"The Book Ends" is a book discussion for children presently enrolled in Grades 3-5. We’ll play games, make crafts and other activities inspired by kids’ favorites, and we’ll talk about great reads. Children will be registered for both sessions.

A beverage and snack will be provided. Please notify librarians if your child has any food allergies.

Thursday, February 5, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
"Fantasy at the Library" – Let your imagination fly and read a fantasy book of your choice!

Thursday, March 12 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
"Diary of a Wimpy Kid vs. Big Nate" – Read a Diary of a Wimpy Kid or a Big Nate book (or both!) and decide which series is your favorite.

Bonding Bookworms: A Parent-Child Book Discussion

"Bonding Bookworms" is a parent-child book discussion for children presently enrolled in Grades 4-5 and a parent, grandparent, guardian, or other special adult. The program is an hour.

Children are asked to bring a brown-bag dinner. A beverage and snack will be provided. Please notify librarians if your child has any food allergies.

Monday, March 30, from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Al Capone Does My Shirts, by Gennifer Choldenko

Last Updated on Saturday, December 06 2014 3:45 PM  

Library Hours

Mon: 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tues: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Weds: 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thurs: 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Fri: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sat: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sun: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM