Children's Upcoming Book Groups

For 2nd & 3rd Grade: Book Uncle and Me

Thursday, August 10 from 4:30 - 5:30


Every day, nine-year-old Yasmin borrows a book from Book Uncle, a retired teacher who has set up a free lending library next to her apartment building. But when the mayor tries to shut down the rickety bookstand, Yasmin has to take her nose out of her book and do something.

But what can she do? The local elections are coming up but she’s just a kid. She can’t even vote!

An energetic, funny and quirky story that explores the themes of community activism, friendship, and the love of books.

Details:
  • This is parent/child book group
  • New members are always welcome
  • Books are available for checkout at the children's desk
  • Snacks will be served
  • Please register!
Book Uncle and Me book cover

For 4th & 5th Grade: The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee


Monday, August 7 from 4:30 - 5:30


Eleven-year-old budding scientist Thelma Bee has adventure in her blood. But she gets more than she bargained for when a ghost kidnaps her father. Now her only clues are a strange jewelry box and the word "Return," whispered to her by the ghost. It's up to Thelma to get her dad back, and it might be more dangerous than she thought--there's someone wielding dark magic, and they're coming after her next.

Details:
  • New members are always welcome - registration is requested
  • Books are available for checkout at the children's desk
  • Snacks will be served
  • Please register!
Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee book cover