Manga Book Club


AGES: 6th through 8th Grade

Are you a fan of manga and graphic novels? Join Parish for the Library’s new Manga Book Club. Unlike other afterschool programs, the Manga Book Club meets at Blackhawk Middle School. Copies of the book to be discussed are available at the Youth Services Desk one month prior to the discussion. Manga Book Club meets at 3:00 p.m. at Blackhawk Middle School on the following dates:

September 25 Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess by Akira Himekawa
October 23 Seraph of the End by Yamato Yamomoto
November 27 Dragon Ball Super by Akira Toriyama
January 22 Barrage by Kouhei Horikoshi
February 26 My Hero Academia by Kohei Horikoshi

Chapters Book Club


AGES: 3rd through 5th Grade

Join Miss Penny and discuss some of her favorite chapter books! Copies of the book to be discussed are available at the Youth Services Desk one month prior to the discussion. Chapters Book Club meets at 4:00 p.m. on the following dates:

September 18 Nuts to You by Lynne Rae Perkins
October 16 The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
November 13 Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
December 18 Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
January 22 Wonder by R.J. Palacio
February 26 Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

Budding Bookworms Book Club


AGES: Kindergarten through 2nd Grade

Calling all you curious kids for some fun reading and learning! We will explore some books from our non-fiction collection and see how fun true stories can be too! Copies of the book to be discussed are available at the Youth Services Desk one month prior to the discussion. Budding Bookworms Book Club meets at 4:00 p.m. on the following dates:

September 11 The Hole Story of the Doughnut by Pat Miller

October 9 Finding Winnie by Lindsey Mattick

November 13 Balloons over Broadway by Melissa Sweet

December 11 Gingerbread for Liberty! by Mara Rockliff

February 12 Looking at Lincoln by Maira Kalman

Pre-K Book Club


AGES: 3 to 5 years old

Join Miss Kyrie’s monthly book club just for pre-readers that will focus on early literacy skills and fostering a love of reading. Already read the book? Repetition strengthens connections in the brain and builds confidence in your little one. Copies of the book to be discussed are available at the Youth Services Desk one month prior to the discussion. Pre-K Book Club meets at 4:00 p.m. on the following dates:

October 2 Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin & James Dean
November 6 We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
December 4 Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
February 5 Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr.