Tuesday, March 19 2019
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HOURS:
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.

‘July T/ween Book Discussion’ – Weds, July 6 @ 6:30-7:30pm (Register Grades 5-Up)

‘July T/ween Book Discussion’ – Weds, July 6 @ 6:30-7:30pm (Register Grades 5-Up)

‘An award-winning and inspiring novel.  When Jessica’s dreams are shattered, she puts herself back together—and learns to dream bigger than ever before.’ Book of the Month: ‘The Running Dream’ by Wendelin Van Draanen We combined the tween (grades 5-7) and teen (grades 8-12) in the summer for one awesome time of candy and chat. ...
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June Tween Book Discussion 6/1/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-7)

June Tween Book Discussion 6/1/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-7)

The book of the month is: ‘Chains’ by Laurie Halse Anderson If an entire nation could seek its freedom, why not a girl? As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight…for freedom. Promised freedom upon the death of their owner, she and her sister, Ruth, in a cruel twist of fate...
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May Tween Book Discussion 5/4/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-7)

May Tween Book Discussion 5/4/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-7)

This month, there are two book options for this discussion.  You may read one or the other, or both if you would like.  We recommend that at least one of the books are read in order to participate in our discussion! OPTION ONE ‘Evolution, Me & Other Freaks of Nature’ by Robin Brande Your...
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April Tween Book Discussion 4/6/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

April Tween Book Discussion 4/6/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 8-12)

The book of the month is: ‘Running Out Of Night’ by Sharon Lovejoy Every day is a misery for a nameless, motherless Southern girl who is treated cruelly by her pa and brothers. Her life changes forever when a runaway slave named Zenobia turns to her for help and shelter. Longing for her own...
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March Tween Book Discussion 3/2/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-7)

March Tween Book Discussion 3/2/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-7)

‘El Deafo’ by Cece Bell “Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir, author/illustrator Cece Bell chronicles her hearing loss at a young age...
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February Tween Book Discussion 2/3/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-7)

February Tween Book Discussion 2/3/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-7)

‘Life As We Knew It’ by Susan Beth Pfeffer “I guess I always felt even if the world came to an end, McDonald’s still would be open. High school sophomore Miranda’s disbelief turns to fear in a split second when an asteroid knocks the moon closer to Earth, like ‘one marble hits another.’ The...
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January Tween Book Discussion 1/6/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-7)

January Tween Book Discussion 1/6/16 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-7)

  Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she lands in a new school, she is able to hide her inability to read by creating clever yet disruptive distractions.  She is afraid to ask for help; after all, how can you cure dumb? However, her newest teacher...
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December Tween Book Discussion 12/2/15 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-7)

December Tween Book Discussion 12/2/15 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-7)

Melody is not like most people. She cannot walk or talk, but she has a photographic memory; she can remember every detail of everything she has ever experienced. She is smarter than most of the adults who try to diagnose her and smarter than her classmates in her integrated classroom – the very same...
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November Tween Book Discussion 11/04/15 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-7)

November Tween Book Discussion 11/04/15 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-7)

An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War 2, from the acclaimed author of Jefferson’s Sons and for fans of Number the Stars. Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada’s twisted foot to let her outside. So when her little brother...
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October Tween Book Discussion 10/7/15 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 5-7)

October Tween Book Discussion 10/7/15 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 5-7)

And as streams of light fan out behind the darkened sun like the wings of a butterfly, I realize that I never saw real beauty until now. At Moon Shadow, an isolated campground, thousands have gathered to catch a glimpse of a rare and extraordinary total eclipse of the sun. It’s also where three...
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