Book Clubs


Book clubs are held from September through May.   Please register for children's book clubs here
See information about our middle school "Books and Bites" here

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

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.

September 11
Book:  Michigan Reads! book, Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band by Kwame Alexander
We'll read the book, listen to and play along with jazz music, and make a rooster craft.

October 9
Theme:  Elephant and Piggie books by Mo Willems
We'll read Happy Pig Day and We are in a Book and create Elephant and Piggie crafts.

November 6
Theme:  Thanksgiving
We'll read a Thanksgiving story and create a Thanksgiving craft.

January 29

February 26

March - May
Schedule will be posted in February.


Bookworms
2nd – 3rd grade

Monthly on Tuesdays at 4:45 now on Thursdays 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 16
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 14
Book: Monday with a Mad Genius by Mary Pope Osborne
Reserve a copy of the book here or here.  Reserve the audiobook here or here.
We'll discuss the book and create a project related to the book.

November 11
Book:  The Absent Author by Ron Roy
Reserve a copy of the book here or here.  Reserve the audiobook here or here.
We'll discuss the book and solve our own mystery.

Thursday, January 8
Book:  Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry
Ask for a copy at the circulation desk.
We'll discuss the book and write our own "absolutely true" stories.

Thursday, February 5
Book will be announced during the program in January.

March - May
Schedule will be posted in February.


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 23
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 21
Books: Encyclopedia Brown series by Donald Sobel
Read any book in the Encyclopedia Brown series.  Our books are behind the circulation desk this month.  Ask for them when you stop in the library or reserve a copy here or here.  During the program, we'll discuss the books and then solve our own mystery.

November 18
Book:  Lunch Money by Andrew Clements
Reserve a copy of the book here.
We'll discuss the book and create our own mini comics.

January 13
Book will be announced during the November program.

February 10
Book will be announced during the January program.

March - May
Schedule will be posted in February.