Book Clubs






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

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

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

Saturday Stories
Preschool – 2nd grade

RegistrationPlease register here for Saturday Stories.

monthly on the 2nd Saturday of each month
10:30 A.M.
on Zoom
planned for preschool through 2nd grade
all ages welcome

Children will participate in books, songs, and related activities.  Some months, we will also have a craft project for you to pick up from the library, take home, and create.   

October 17: Saturday Stories with Milan Area Fire Department
October 31: Extra Saturday Stories: Halloween
November 14: Thanksgiving
December 12: Gingerbread Men
January 9: Snowmen
February 13: Valentine's Day
March 13
April 10
May 8


Book Buddies 
kindergarten - 2nd grade

Registration: Please register here 

monthly on the 1st Tuesday of each month
December 1, January 5, February 2
March 2, April 6, May 4
4:30 P.M.
on Zoom

Ms. Jennifer will read a book, and you'll talk about it and participate in related activities.  Sometimes, we'll have a craft project to pick up from the library and make at home; sometimes we'll play a game or do an activity on Zoom.


Bookworms
2nd – 3rd grade


Registration: Please register here 

monthly on the 3rd Saturday of each month
1:30 P.M.
on Zoom

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.

Saturday, November 21
Book: The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling


Saturday, December 19
Book: The Great Pet Escape: Pets on the Loose by Victoria Jamieson
If you have already registered, check your email for notification that a copy of the book is ready for you to pick up.  If you haven't registered, please register here and then look for an email from us.

Due to the library's temporary closure, we will wait until next month for this book.  For December, come ready to share about any book - your favorite, what you're reading now, anything!

Saturday, January 16
Book: The Great Pet Escape: Pets on the Loose by Victoria Jamieson

Saturday, February 20
Series: Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures
You can read any book in the series this month.

Saturday, March 20
Book: March Mischief by Ron Roy
If you have already registered, check your email for notification that a copy of the book is ready for you to pick up.  If you haven't registered, please register here and then look for an email from us.

Saturday, April 17
Book:

Saturday, May 15
Book:



Chapter Chatters
3rd – 5th grade

Registration: Please register here 

monthly on the 1st Saturday of each month
1:30 P.M.
on Zoom

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.

Saturday, November 7
Series: Who Was series
Read any book in the Who Was series before book club.  We'll discuss the books and play Codenames during book club.

Saturday, December 5
Book: The Island of Dr. Libris

Saturday, January 9
Book: Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth

Saturday, February 6
Theme: Mysteries
You'll read The Absent Author, or Mac B. Kid Spy: Mac Undercover, or both this month.

Saturday, March 6
Book: The Borrowers

April
Theme: Poetry
Read any poetry this month.  We'll share poems that we have read and write our own poetry during book club.  If you'd like help finding a book to read, please email youth@milanlibrary.org.

May
Book:



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.