Welcome readers in grades 2-6! This fall we will host two different book discussion clubs in September, October & November or December: Junior Readers for grades 2 & 3 and Family Book Club for grades 4, 5 & 6. Written by popular, award-winning authors, these books should spark some lively, entertaining discussions!
Wednesdays 7-8 pm
September 23 -- Mr. Klutz is Nuts! by Dan Gutman
The kids from the My Weird School series can expect craziness as part of the curriculum. Join A.J and his pals as their skateboarding princi ‘pal’ offers unusual incentives to his students to motivate them to learn more.
October 28 -- Dying to Meet You by Kate Klise
Children's book author, I. B. Grumply, gets more than he bargained for when he rents a quiet place to write for the summer. It’s already occupied by a ghost and her human friend.
December 2 -- Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman
While picking up milk for his children's cereal, a father is abducted by aliens and finds himself on a wild adventure through time and space encountering and escaping from lady pirates, volcanoes, dinosaur professors and near death!
FAMILY BOOK CLUB
Wednesdays 7-8 pm
September 16 -- The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson learns he is a demigod, the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea. For his own protection, his mother sends him to a summer camp for demigods where he and his new friends set out on a quest to prevent a war between the gods. First book in the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series.
October 14 -- The Witches by Roald Dahl
Real witches don't ride around on broomsticks. They don't even wear black cloaks and hats. This spine-chilling story will tell you all you need to know about the cunning masqueraders, and bring you face-to-face with a true hero, a wonderful old grandmother who smokes cigars.
November 18 -- Mikis and the Donkey by Bibi Dumon Tak
Tender-hearted Mikis is thrilled when his grandfather buys a new donkey, but soon begins to worry that he is overworking the animal. He and his friend Elena take the donkey under their wing and learn that an animal can be both pet and worker.
Stop by the Children’s Library to register and pick up a copy of book.
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