Thursday, September 20 2018
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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 one evening of every month in the Teen Room 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.

Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7): Wednesday, October 3rd @6:30

Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7): Wednesday, October 3rd @6:30

The book of the month is ‘Number the Stars’ by Lois Lowry As the German troops begin their campaign to ‘relocate’ all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family.Through the eyes of ten-year-old Annemarie, we watch as the Danish...
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Tween Book Discussion: Wednesday, September 5th @6:30

Tween Book Discussion: Wednesday, September 5th @6:30

The book of the month is Double Identity by Margaret Peterson Haddix So my only protection is a kindergarten teacher and a ninety-eight-pound female minister….And they don’t even believe I’m in danger. As Bethany approaches her thirteenth birthday, her parents act more oddly than usual. Her mother cries constantly, and her father barely lets...
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T/ween Book Talks ROCK 7/11/18 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 5 and Up!)

T/ween Book Talks ROCK 7/11/18 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 5 and Up!)

Join us as we talk together about ‘Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie’ by Jordan Sonnenblick’ and rock out to this book.  Conversation, candy, and chillin’. This is a great read for middle and high school ages.  Copies of this book are available at the main desk. Thirteen-year-old Steven has a totally normal life: he...
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May Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 5/2/17 @6:30pm

May Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 5/2/17 @6:30pm

The book of the month is ‘Ghosts’ by Raina Telgemeier.  From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile, Drama, and Sisters! Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn’t happy about leaving her friends for...
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April Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 4/4/18 @6:30pm

April Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 4/4/18 @6:30pm

The book of the month is ‘Bridge to Terabithia’ by Katherine Paterson.  Jess Aarons’ greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in his grade. He’s been practicing all summer and can’t wait to see his classmates’ faces when he beats them all. But on the first day of school, a new girl boldly...
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March Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) 3/7/18 @6:30pm CANCELLED DUE TO STORM

March Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7)  3/7/18 @6:30pm  CANCELLED DUE TO STORM

 The book of the month is ‘Schooled’ by Gordon Korman. Homeschooled by his hippie grandmother, Capricorn (Cap) Anderson has never watched television, tasted a pizza, or even heard of a wedgie. But when his grandmother lands in the hospital, Cap is forced to move in with a school counselor and attend the local middle...
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February Tween Book Discussion (Grades 5-7) Wednesday 2/7/18 @6:30pm CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

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

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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