Upcoming Bookgroups for Kids & Teens

Young Critics for grades 4-6

Time: October 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – October 24, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

The book discussion group is reading Soar by Joan Bauer this month.  Join Librarian Cathy Townsend for the discussion & a pizza dinner. Meets 6:30-7:30 PM.  Please register ONLINE.

YA Book Brunch: The Weight of Feathers

Time: November 5, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – November 5, 2017 @ 1:30 pm

This month we are reading the richly imaginative, The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore. Please come by the library for bagels and French madeleines. We will discuss this epic adventure and discuss your favorite characters and plot twists. Grades 8 and up.

Please register here.


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Book Explorers for grades 2 & 3

Time: November 16, 2017 @ 4:15 pm – November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The Book Explorers are reading If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620 by Ann McGovern this month.  Join Librarian Audrey Heneage for the discussion and other fun activities.

Please register ONLINE

Special Book Discussion for Grades 3-6: Sadako

Time: November 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – November 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Join us for a reading, presentation, and discussion of the moving, true story of a young survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bomb, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes, followed by origami crane folding and a snack.  Books will be provided; no prior reading is required.

The discussion will be led by an educator and participant in the Five College Center for East Asian Studies Japan Peace Tour, which took participants to Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Kyoto, where they visited museums dedicated to peace and peace education, met with Japanese teachers and students, and learned from scholars and others involved in peace efforts in Japan.

Please register here.

 “I will write peace on your wings and you will fly all over the world.”—Sadako Sasaki