Book Clubs



Children's book clubs are held monthly throughout the school year. They are being held on Zoom.  

Registration: Please register here for Bookworms and Chapter Chatters.
RegistrationPlease register here for Saturday Stories.

If you have any questions, please email youth@milanlibrary.org.

Book Buddies/Saturday Stories
Kindergarten – 2nd grade

We're merging Book Buddies with our new Saturday Stories for October.
Saturdays, October 17 & October 31
10:30 A.M.
on Zoom
planned for preschool through 2nd grade
all ages welcome

RegistrationPlease register here.

Saturday Stories with Milan Area Fire Department
Saturday, October 17
We'll read a book about firefighters and then a Milan Area Fire Department firefighter will take us on a virtual tour of the fire station and talk about fire safety.
Take home crafts will be available to pick up during any of our Curbside Pickup hours beginning on Monday, October 12. Crafts will include a cardstock fire hat to color and wear, a cut/color/paste fire truck craft, and additional fire-themed activity pages.

Saturday Stories: Halloween
Saturday, October 31
We'll read 1 or 2 fun books about Halloween, sing a Halloween song, and participate in other Halloween-themed activities.  
Crafts will be available to pick up during any of our Curbside Pickup hours beginning on Monday, October 19. Crafts will include a paper spider project that can be worn as a hat or set on a surface, a paper pumpkin craft, and additional Halloween-themed activity pages.


Future dates will be posted as they are scheduled.

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Bookworms
2nd – 3rd grade


Registration: Please register here 

We'll start with Saturdays, see how that works, and then schedule dates for the rest of the year.

You'll read or listen to 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 to check out a month before each book club.  Previous books have included My Father's Dragon, Magic Tree House books, Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures, The Chocolate Touch, biographies, and poetry.

Saturday, October 17
Theme: Our favorite books

Come ready to discuss your favorite book or any book you've recently read.  We'll discuss the books and play a book-themed game.

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Chapter Chatters
3rd – 5th grade

Registration: Please register here 

We'll start with Saturdays, see how that works, and then schedule dates for the rest of the year.

You'll read or listen to 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 to check out a month before each book club.  Previous books have included Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Flora and Ulysses, Frindle, Salt Water Taffy, and poetry.

Saturday, October 10
Theme: Our favorite books

Come ready to discuss your favorite book or any book you've recently read.  We'll discuss the books and play a virtual Escape Room.

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To read ebooks through MeL.

Click here to go to EBSCO ebook collection. Then type the title of the book in the search box.  You'll see a listing for the book.

To read it in your internet browser:  
Click on EPUB full text to begin reading.

To check it out and download it to your computer or device:  
Click on Full Download to download it. You will be prompted to create an account (FREE).  Then you will be able to download the book and read it as you would ebooks from Overdrive/Libby.