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 Tuesdays at 6:45
Monthly on Thursdays at 4:45

The afternoon sessions will be identical to the evening sessions.  You may choose the day and time that works best for your schedule.

You'll hear a book and participate in activities and crafts related to the story.

Tuesday, September 27 at 6:45
Thursday, September 29 at 4:45
You'll hear A Library Book for Bear by Bonny Becker and create pins and/or magnets with reading-themes or your own designs.

Tuesday, October 18 at 6:45
Thursday, October 20 at 4:45
You'll hear Big Chickens by Leslie Helakoski and create your own clucking chicken craft.

Tuesday, November 15 at 6:45
Thursday, November 10 at 4:45
You'll hear a Thanksgiving-themed story (Balloons Over Broadway) and create a Thanksgiving wreath.

Tuesday, December 20 at 6:45
Thursday, December 15 at 4:45
You'll hear a story about gingerbread people and create a gingerbread-themed craft.

Bookworms
2nd – 3rd grade

Monthly on Thursdays at 4:45
(September's and December's programs will be held on Tuesdays.) 

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.

Tuesday, September 27
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. We will also have snacks.

Thursday, October 27
Book:  My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
Ask for a copy at the circulation desk and read it before the program.  There are three books included in Three Tales of My Father's Dragon. We are only discussing the first one: My Father's Dragon.

Thursday, November 17
Book: Cam Jansen and the School Play Mystery  by David Adler
Ask for a copy at the circulation desk and read it before the program.  We'll discuss the book and solve our own mystery during the program. 

Tuesday, December 13 (**Note, we're meeting on a Tuesday this month.**)
Theme: Biographies
Read any biography before the program.  Biographies are located in the following nonfiction sections of our library: E 920, E 921, J 920, J 921.  If you'd like recommendations or help finding a book, please ask us.  During the program, you'll discuss the person or people you read about and create your own biographical project. 


Chapter Chatters
3rd – 5th grade
Monthly 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 22
Theme:  Our favorite books
You'll discuss your favorite book (or any book you've read recently), create a book-themed project, and have snacks. If you have the book you'd like to discuss, please bring it with you.  If not, just be ready to talk about it.

October 13
Book: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Ask for a copy at the circulation desk or reserve a copy here.  We'll discuss the book and make a chocolate snack.

November 10
Series: Encyclopedia Brown
Read any book in the Encyclopedia Brown series by Donald Sobol.  These books are at the circulation desk for your convenience.  Please ask to see them and choose the one you'd like to read.  During the program, we'll discuss the series and solve our own mystery.

December 8
Book: Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater
Additional Book: Penguins: Meet the Heroes of a Frozen World
Read Mr. Popper's Penguins and as much or as little of the nonfiction book Penguins: Meet the Heroes of a Frozen World before the program.  During the program, we'll discuss Mr. Popper's Penguins, talk about real penguins, and create a penguin-themed project.