Book Clubs


Book clubs are held from September through May.   Please register for book clubs here

Book Buddies
Kindergarten – 2nd grade
Monthly on Thursdays at 4:45 - note the change to Thursdays beginning in March

Each month, you'll hear a book and participate in activities and crafts related to the story.   You do not need to read anything in advance now.

September 10
Theme:  Michigan Reads! book, Woolbur by Leslie Helakoski

October 1
Book:  Nate the Great by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

November 5
Theme: Thanksgiving

December
Book clubs will not meet in December.

January 14
Book:  An Extraordinary Egg by Leo Lionni

February 11
Book:  Snowmen at Work by Caralyn Buehner

Thursday, March 6
Book: Bartholomew and the Oobleck by Dr. Seuss

Thursday, April 10
Book: Big Chickens by Leslie Helakoski

Thursday, May 8


Bookworms
2nd – 3rd grade

Monthly on Tuesdays at 4:45

You'll read a book each month before the program.  We'll discuss the book and participate in activities or crafts related to the story during the program.  Books will be available at the previous month's book club and at the circulation desk after that time. 

September 17
Theme:  Our favorite books
You'll discuss your favorite book (or any book you've read recently).  If you have the book, please bring it with you.  If not, just be ready to talk about it. 

October 8
Book:  My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

November 12
Book: Freckle Juice by Judy Blume

December
Book clubs will not meet in December.

January 21
Book:  Choose any book in the A to Z Mysteries series by Ron Roy.  Ask for a book club bookmark at the circulation desk for this month's program.  Please let us know which book you are reading when you register.

February 18
Book: The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling

March 18
Book: Moonlight on the Magic Flute by Mary Pope Osborne

April 8
Book: any book of poetry by Jack Prelutsky

May 13
Book: any book in Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures series by Josh Greenhut

Chapter Chatters
3rd – 5th grade
Monthly on Tuesdays at 4:45

You'll read a book each month before the program.  We'll discuss the book and participate in activities or crafts related to the story during the program.  Books will be available at the previous month's book club and at the circulation desk after that time. 

September 24
Theme:  Our favorite books
You'll discuss your favorite book (or any book you've read recently).  If you have the book, please bring it with you.  If not, just be ready to talk about it. 

October 15
Book:  Frindle by Andrew Clements

November 19
Book:  Ellie McDoodle: Most Valuable Player by Ruth McNally Barshaw

December
Book clubs will not meet in December.

January 28  rescheduled: February 4
Book:  Choose any mystery.  See some of the mysteries in our catalog here or ask us if you'd like help finding one.  Ask for a book club bookmark at the circulation desk for this month's program.  Please let us know which book you are reading when you register.

February 25 & March 11
Book: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
On February 25, we'll discuss the book.
On March 11, we'll play a version of Mr. Lemoncello's library game.

March 25
Theme: Poetry by Shel Silverstein

April 15
Book: Salt Water Taffy Volume 2: A Climb up Mt. Barnabas by Matthew Loux

May 20
Book will be announced at the previous month's program.