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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.

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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April T/ween Book Discussion 4/1/15 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 6-8)

April T/ween Book Discussion 4/1/15 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 6-8)

The book of the month is ‘Nest’ by Esther Ehrlich. A heartfelt and unforgettable middle-grade novel about an irresistible girl and her family, tragic change, and the healing power of love and friendship. In 1972 home is a cozy nest on Cape Cod for eleven-year-old Naomi “Chirp” Orenstein, her older sister, Rachel; her psychiatrist...
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March T/ween Book Discussion 3/4/15 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 6-8)

March T/ween Book Discussion 3/4/15 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 6-8)

The book of the month is ‘Jeremy Thatcher Dragon Hatcher’ by Bruce Coville. If Howard Morton and Freddie the Frog Killer were trying to hold you down so that Mary Lou Hutton could kiss you, you might run as fast as Jeremy Thatcher did the day he stumbled into Mr. Elives’ Magic Shop. And...
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February T/ween Book Discussion 2/4/15 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 6-8)

February T/ween Book Discussion 2/4/15 @ 6:30pm (Register Grades 6-8)

The book of the month is ‘Drama’ by Raina Telgemeier. Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school’s production of Moon Over Mississippi, she’s a terrible singer. Instead she’s the set designer for the stage crew, and this year she’s determined to create a set worthy of Broadway...
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