Fall 2014 Book Clubs for Kids

 

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Wednesday, September 10 at 4:30 p.m.
Super Stories for Grades K through 1
This year, the Super Stories group will be looking at the work of many great children’s book illustrators. First up is Adam Rex, who has illustrated the book Chu’s First Day of School and many others. Join us for stories, activities and a small snack. Registration begins Wednesday, August 27.

Wednesday, September 17 at 4:30 p.m.
Crafty Readers for Grades 2 and 3
To kick off the school year, the Crafty Readers will be celebrating our love of books. We will share some stories, have a snack, and work on a great Reading Poster to take home. Registration begins Wednesday, August 27.

Wednesday, September 24 at 4:30 p.m.
Book Snackers for Grades 4 and 5
This year Book Snackers is going to be EPIC! In the fall we will be reading stories about Epic Lives. The selection for September is Love that Dog, a book in verse by Sharon Creech. Registration begins on Wednesday August 24 and the first ten children registered can pick up a copy of the book from the Youth Reference Desk.

Wednesday, October 8 at 4:30 p.m.
Super Stories for Grades K through 1
Oliver Jeffers is the second children’s book illustrator we will be investigating this year. We will be looking at his book How to Catch a Star and others. Join us for stories, activities and a small snack. Registration begins Wednesday, September 10.

Wednesday, October 15 at 4:30 p.m.
Crafty Readers for Grades 2 and 3
Flat Stanley turned 50 this year! To celebrate, we will be reading two of his stories this fall. Flat Stanley in Space is our selection for this month. Registration begins Wednesday, September 17. The first ten children registered can pick up a copy of the book from the Youth Reference Desk. After we discuss the book and have a snack, we will work on a stellar craft.  

Wednesday, October 22 at 4:30 p.m.
Book Snackers for Grades 4 and 5
This month’s story of an epic life is Wonder by R.J. Palacio. This bestselling novel is sure to spark a great discussion about being different and fitting in. Registration begins on Wednesday, September 24 and the first ten children registered can pick up a copy of the book from the Youth Reference Desk.

Wednesday, November 5 at 4:30 p.m.
Super Stories for Grades K through 1
In November, we will be looking at the books of Lois Ehlert. Her latest, The Scraps Book: Notes From a Colorful Life, talks about some of the inspirations for her artwork. We will look closely at her style and complete our own collages. Registration begins Wednesday, October 8.

Wednesday, November 12 at 4:30 p.m.
Crafty Readers for Grades 2 and 3
To continue our celebration of Flat Stanley, we will be reading Invisible Stanley this month. Our discussion of the book will include an experiment with invisible ink. Registration begins Wednesday, October 15. The first ten children registered can pick up a copy of the book from the Youth Reference Desk.    

Wednesday, November 19 at 4:30 p.m.
Book Snackers for Grades 4 and 5
Our November story of an epic life is Out of my Mind by Sharon Draper. This thought provoking story about a girl who is finally able to find her voice will lead to a lively discussion. Registration begins on Wednesday, October 22.  The first ten children registered can pick up a copy of the book from the Youth Reference Desk.

Wednesday, December 17 at 4:30 p.m.
Holiday Party for Children’s Book Clubs
Kids who have attended the Fall 2014 Book Clubs in Grades K through 5 may register for our Holiday Party. Join friends you’ve made in our discussion groups for food and fun. Register when you attend the November programs, or contact the Youth Reference Desk after November 24.

 

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Upcoming Events for Children

Mon, Oct 20th @ 10:30am
Toddler Story Time
Mon, Oct 20th @ 11:30am
Preschool Story Time
Tue, Oct 21st @ 1:00pm
Preschool Story Time
Wed, Oct 22nd @ 10:30am
Toddler Story Time
Wed, Oct 22nd @ 11:30am
Combined Toddler/Preschool Story Time
Wed, Oct 22nd @ 4:30pm
Book Snackers for Grades 4 and 5
Thu, Oct 23rd @ 10:30am
Toddler Story Time
Thu, Oct 23rd @ 11:30am
Combined Toddler/Preschool Story Time
Thu, Oct 23rd @ 7:00pm
Movie Night - Connect with Others - Community Read
Fri, Oct 24th @ 11:00am
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