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Monday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 3 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

Tween Book Discussion

We meet the FIRST Wednesday of every month in the lower level of the library to discuss the book of the month from 6:30-7:30pm. All interested young people in grades 5-7 (not young adults, but not children, hence TWEENS) are welcome. Refreshments are served.

February Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 2/7/18 @6:30pm

February Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 2/7/18 @6:30pm

The book of the month is ‘The Courage of Cat Campbell’ by Natasha Lowe.   Cat Campbell is a late-blooming witch whose magical abilities are bursting to be mastered in this charming coming-of-age story set in the world of The Power of Poppy Pendle.Cat Campbell has had magical powers since the day she was...
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January Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 1/3/18 @6:30pm

January Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 1/3/18 @6:30pm

The book of the month is ‘Call Me Hope’ by Gretchen Olson. As 11-year-old Hope struggles to live under the pressures of her verbally abusive mother, she’s tempted to run away but instead chooses resilience. She creates a secret safe haven and an innovative point system (giving herself points for every bad thing her...
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December Teen/Tween Book Discussion Wednesday 12/6/17 @6:30pm

December Teen/Tween Book Discussion Wednesday 12/6/17 @6:30pm

Combined teens and tweens for a busy month! The book chosen is ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ by Madeleine L’Engle. It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of...
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October Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 10/4/17 @ 6:30pm

October Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 10/4/17 @ 6:30pm

The book of the month is ‘Awkward’ by Svetland Chmakova. Cardinal rule #1 for surviving school: Don’t get noticed by the mean kids.Cardinal rule #2 for surviving school: Seek out groups with similar interests and join them.On her first day at her new school, Penelope–Peppi–Torres reminds herself of these basics. But when she trips...
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November Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 11/1/17 @6:30pm

November Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 11/1/17 @6:30pm

The book of the month is  ‘Pax’ by Sara Pennypacker. Pax was only a kit when his family was killed, and ‘his boy” Peter rescued him from abandonment and certain death. Now the war front approaches, and when Peter’s father enlists, Peter has to move in with his grandpa. Far worse than being forced...
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September Tween Book Discussion 9/6/17 @ 6:30 PM (Grades 5-7)

September Tween Book Discussion 9/6/17 @ 6:30 PM (Grades 5-7)

The book of the month is: ‘The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones’ by Will Mabbitt. Have you ever picked your nose? Have you ever picked your nose and EATEN IT? Have you ever picked your nose, eaten it, and, by doing so, opened a portal to a world run by PIRATES? Mabel Jones has....
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June Tween Book Discussion 6/7/17 @ 6:30 PM (Grades 5-7)

June Tween Book Discussion 6/7/17 @ 6:30 PM (Grades 5-7)

The book of the month is: ‘Nooks & Crannies’ by Jessica Lawson.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory meets Clue when six children navigate a mansion full of secrets—and maybe money—in this ‘delightful gem” (School Library Journal, starred review) with heart.Sweet, shy Tabitha Crum, the neglected only child of two parents straight out of a...
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BUILD A Better BOOK CLUB with T/weens (Grades 5 and Up) ‘Wonder’: Wed, July 5th 6:30-7:30PM

BUILD A Better BOOK CLUB with T/weens (Grades 5 and Up) ‘Wonder’: Wed, July 5th 6:30-7:30PM

Wonder is the funny, sweet and incredibly moving story of Auggie Pullman. Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old, but he is far from ordinary. Born with a terrible facial deformity, this shy, bright ten-year-old has been home-schooled by his parents for his whole life, in an attempt to protect him from the stares...
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April Tween Book Discussion 4/5/17 @ 6:30PM (Grades 5-7)

April Tween Book Discussion 4/5/17 @ 6:30PM (Grades 5-7)

The book of the month is: ‘Among the Hidden’ by Margaret Peterson Haddix In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke, an illegal third child, has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family’s farm in this start to the...
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March Tween Book Discussion 3/1/17 @ 6:30PM (Grades 5-7)

March Tween Book Discussion 3/1/17 @ 6:30PM (Grades 5-7)

The book of the month is: ‘Stargirl’ by Jerry Spinelli    Stargirl. From the day she arrives at quiet Mica High in a burst of color and sound, the hallways hum with the murmur of ‘Stargirl, Stargirl.” She captures Leo Borlock’ s heart with just one smile. She sparks a school-spirit revolution with just...
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