Monday, September 16 2019
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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.

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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September Tween Book Discussion 9/2/15 @6:30pm (Register Grades 5-7)

September Tween Book Discussion 9/2/15 @6:30pm (Register Grades 5-7)

Hattie Owen enjoys peaceful Millerton summertimes with “houses nodding in the heavy air,” being in charge of Miss Hagerty’s breakfast tray at her parents’ boardinghouse, and drinking lemonade on the porch after supper. Yet this year, it’s different — Hattie’s uncle Adam is coming home. Returning from a Chicago school that’s just closed and...
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UNMASK Books! – 8/5/15 @ 6:30pm (Grades 6-12) Register

UNMASK Books! – 8/5/15 @ 6:30pm (Grades 6-12) Register

Tonight will be a new twist on our regular book discussions.  Bring with you a list or copies of 3 or more teen/tween books that have changed your life!  We’ll make decisions regarding book discussions for the year depending on your choices.  This is a great time to bring a friend because there is...
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SUPER Teen Book Discussion: Tues, July 14, @6:30pm

SUPER Teen Book Discussion: Tues, July 14, @6:30pm

THE TEENS DEMANDED IT!  The chosen book is ‘We Were Liars’ by E. Lockhart. A beautiful and distinguished family. A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive. A revolution. An accident. A secret. Lies upon lies. 1 love. The truth.We Were Liars...
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June T/ween Book Discussion 6/3/15 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 6-8)

June T/ween Book Discussion 6/3/15 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 6-8)

The book of the month is ‘Speak’ by Laurie Halse Anderson. “Speak up for yourself–we want to know what you have to say.” From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is friendless, outcast, because...
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May T/ween Book Discussion 5/6/15 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 6-8)

May T/ween Book Discussion 5/6/15 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 6-8)

The book of the month is ‘Legend’ by Marie Lu. What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic’s wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the...
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