Book Clubs


Children's book clubs are held monthly throughout the school year.  Registration is requested.

Please register here or at the circulation desk at the library.


Book Buddies
Kindergarten – 2nd grade
Monthly on Thursdays at 4:45

Each month in the fall, you'll hear a book and participate in activities and crafts related to the story. 

Beginning in January, you will read (or listen to someone read) a book each month before book club.  During the program, you'll talk about the book and participate in activities and crafts related to the book.

September 17
Back to School - You'll hear Mr. Tanen's Ties by Maryann Cocca-Leffler and create your own craft ties. 

October 8
Theme: Michigan Reads! - You'll hear Do Unto Otters by Laurie Keller (this year's Michigan Reads! One Book One State Children's Book Program selection) and make an otter and rabbit game.

November 5
Theme: owls - You'll hear books about owls and create an owl project.

December 17
Theme: Christmas - You'll hear Christmas-themed stories and create a Christmas project.

January 28
Book: Nate the Great and the Big Sniff by Marjorie Sharmat.  Ask for a copy of the book at the circulation desk.  Read the book or listen to someone read to you before the program.  During the program, we'll talk about the book and solve our own mystery.

February 25
Books: Piggie and Elephant series by Mo Willems.  Read any Piggie and Elephant book before the program. During the program, we'll perform some of the books and create a Piggie and Gerald craft.

March
Book will be announced in February.

April

May


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 22
Theme:  Our favorite books
You'll discuss your favorite book (or any book you've read recently) and create personalized bookmarks.  If you have the book, please bring it with you.  If not, just be ready to talk about it. 

October 13
Book: Space Taxi: Archie Takes Flight by Wendy Mass and Michael Brawer
See more about the book and reserve a copy here and see other books in the series here.

November 10
Books: Calendar Mysteries series by Ron Roy
Read any book in the series.  Ask for a book at the circulation desk or reserve a copy here.  During the program, we'll discuss the books and solve a mystery.

December 8
Book:  Moonlight on the Magic Flute (a Magic Tree House book) by Mary Pope Osborne.
See more about the book and reserve a copy here


January 19
Book: Freckle Juice by Judy Blume
See more about the book and reserve a copy here.

February 16
Theme: "How to" books
Read any book that helps you learn how to do something: origami, drawing, sign language, creating crafts, taking care of a pet, writing poetry, or anything else you would like to learn about.  During the program, you can tell the group about what you learned, show them something you learned or made, or teach them how to do something you learned.  Pick up a book club information page from the circulation desk with more information.


March
Book will be announced in February.

April

May


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 29
Theme:  Our favorite books
You'll discuss your favorite book (or any book you've read recently) and create corner bookmarks.  If you have the book, please bring it with you.  If not, just be ready to talk about it. 

October 27
Book: Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman
See more about the book and reserve a copy here.

November 17
Book: Pie by Sarah Weeks
See more about the book and reserve a copy here.

December 15
Theme: "How to" books
Read any book that helps you learn how to do something: origami, drawing, sign language, creating crafts, taking care of a pet, writing poetry, or anything else you would like to learn about.  During the program, you can tell the group about what you learned, show them something you learned or made, or teach them how to do something you learned.  Pick up a bright yellow book club information page from the circulation desk with more information.

January 12
Book: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
See more about the book and reserve a copy here.

February 9
Book: Ellie McDoodle: New Kid in School by Ruth McNally Barshaw
See more about the book and reserve a copy here.

March
Book will be announced in February.

April

May