Caudill Book Club


First Saturdays of the month at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: 4th through 8th grade

Join Ms. Penny as we read and discuss 2019 Illinois Rebecca Caudill Award nominated books! Donuts and juice will be provided.

October 6 – Booked by Kwame Alexander

November 3 – Moo: A Novel by Sharon Creech

December 1 – Me and Marvin Gardens by A. S. King

January 5 – Paper Things by Jennifer Jacobson

February 2 – Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle

 

Copies of the book to be discussed are available at the Youth Services Desk one month prior to the discussion.

 

Bluestem Book Club


Fourth Saturdays of the month at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: 3rd through 5th grade

Join Ms. Amanda as we read and discuss some of the 2019 Illinois Bluestem Award nominated books! Donuts and juice will be provided.

September 22 – What Was the Great Chicago Fire? by Janet B. Pascal

October 27 – Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras by Duncan Tonatiuh

November 24 – Project Mulberry by Linda Sue Park

January 26 – A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord

February 23 – Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan

 

Copies of the book to be discussed are available at the Youth Services Desk one month prior to the discussion.

 

Manga Book Club


Third Mondays of the month at 3:00 p.m.
AGES: 7th through 8th grade

Are you a fan of manga and graphic novels? Join Parish for Manga Book Club, where we’ll watch the first episode of the Manga and discuss the differences between that and the book, and we’ll see if we prefer the Manga or Anime.

September 17 – Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Cards

October 15 –  Tokyo Ghouls

December 17 – RWBY

January 21 – Haiku!!!

February 18 – Made in Abyss

 

Copies of the book to be discussed are available at the Youth Services Desk one month prior to the discussion.

 

Budding Bookworms Book Club


Second Saturdays of the month at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: Kindergarten through 2nd grade

Calling all you curious kids for some fun reading and a craft! Join Miss Diane to explore some books from our non-fiction collection and see how fun true stories can be. We’ll also be enjoying a breakfast treat!

October 13 – Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum by Meghan McCarthy

November – Thank You, Sarah: the Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving by Halse Anderson

December 8 – Snowflake Bentley by Briggs Martin

January 12 – Imagine That!: How Dr. Seuss Wrote The Cat in the Hat by Judy Sierra

February 9 – When Rosa Parks Went Fishing by Rachel Rulz

 

Copies of the book to be discussed are available at the Youth Services Desk one month prior to the discussion.