Youth Book Clubs

The Library offers several monthly book clubs for kids who love to read!

To see upcoming meetings or sign up please visit our online calendar.


What We’re Reading

Author Adventures Book Club – for kids in kindergarten

The Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett January 2019

Santa Claus & The Three Bears by Maria Modguno December 2018

The Three Ninja Pigs by Corey Rosen Schwartz October 2018

Edward and the Pirates by David McPhail September 2018


2017-2018  School Year

Sneakers The Seaside Cat by Margaret Wise Brown May 2018

Hanks Big Day by Evan Kuhlman April 2018

After The Fall by Dan Santat March 2018

Katy and the Big Snow by Virginia Lee Burton February 2018

Horrible Bear by Ame Dyckman January 2018

Say Zoop! by Herve Tullet December 2017

Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet November 2017

They All Saw A Cat by Brendan Wenzel October 2017

Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio September 2017


2016-2017  School Year

Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty May 2017

Nanette’s Baguette by Mo Willems April 2017

Diary of A Fly by Doreen Cronin March 2017

Officer Buckle & Gloria by Peggy Rathman February 2017

If You Give A Mouse a Brownie by Laura Joffe Numeroff January 2017

Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet November 2016

Let’s Play by Herve Tullet October 2016

Edwina The Dinosaur Who Didn’t Know She Was Extinct by Mo Willems September 2016


2015 – 2016 School Year

Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick May 2016

Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett April 2016

Duck & Goose by Tad Hill March 2016

Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin February 2016

The Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak January 2016

The Polar Express by Chris Van Alsberg December 2015

Sam & Dave Dig A Hole by Mac Barnett November 2015

Pete The Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin October 2015

The Day The Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt September 2015


Brown Bag Book Club – for grade 1

Ready, Freddy!  Halloween Fraidy Cat by Abby Klein October 2018

Bink & Gollie by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee September 2018


2017 – 2018  School Year

Calpurnia Tate: Girl Vet Skunked May 2018

The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Tatling April 2018

Princess Cora and the Crocodile by Laura Amy Schlitz March 2018

Calendar Mysteries: February Friend by Ron Roy February 2018

The Adventures of Caveboy by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen January 2018

The Princess In Black by Shannon Hale December 2017

Roscoe Riley Rules #1: Never Glue Your Friends To Chairs by Katherine Applegate November 2017

Owl Diaries: Eva Sees A Ghost by Rebecca Elliott October 2017

The Chicken Squad by Doreen Cronin September 2017


2016-2017  School Year

Squish 1: Super Amoeba by Jennifer Holm r May 2017

The One In The Middle Is The Green Kangaroo by Judy Blume April 2017

Calendar Mysteries: March Mischief by Ron Roy March 2017

Night of the Living Worms by Dave Coverly January 2017

Nate The Great Talks Turkey by Marjorie Sharmot December 2016

The Princess In Black by Shannon Hale November 2016

It’s Halloween, I’m Turning Green by Dan Gutman October 2016

Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon by Kate DiCamillo September 2016


2015 – 2016 School Year

Lulu and the Brontosaurus by Judith Viorst May 2016

Encyclopedia Brown: Boy Detective by Donald J Sobol April 2016

Leprechauns Don’t Play Basketball by Debbie Dadey March 2016

Jigsaw Jones: The Case of the Disappearing Dinosaur by James Preller February 2016

January Joker by Ron Roy January 2016

Roscoe Riley Rules: Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs by Katherine Applegate December 2015

Bink & Gollie, Two for One by Kate DiCamillo November 2015

Miss Daisy Is Crazy by Dan Gutman October 2015

The Chicken Squad by Doreen Cronin September 2015


2014 – 2015 School Year

Leroy Ninker Saddles Up by Kate DiCamillo May 2015

The Princess In Black by Shannon Hale March 2015

The Hit-Away Kid by Matt Christoper February 2015

Kung Pow Chicken by Cyndi Marko January 2015

Andrew Lost: On The Dog by J.C. Greenberg December 2014

Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown November 2014

Nate The Great by Marjorie Weinman Sharmot October 2014

Bink & Gollie by Kate DiCamillo September 2014

Page Turners – for grade 2

Andy Shane and the Pumpkin Trick by Jennifer Jacobson October 2018

Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry September 2018


Booking Through Fiction – for grades 3 & 4

The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm March 2019

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster February 2019

One Dead Spy by Nathan Hale January 2019

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson December 2018

Sideways Stories for Wayside School by Louis Sachar November 2018

Bob by Wendy Mass October 2018

The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey September 2018


2017 – 2018  School Year

Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke May 2018

Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate April 2018

Gooseberry Park by Cynthia Rylant March 2018

Heroes In Training: Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom by Joan Holub & Suzanne Williams February 2018

Me and Marvin Gardens by Amy Sarig King January 2018

Ragweed by Avi December 2017

Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo November 2017

Knights of the Lunch Table #1: The Dodgeball Chronicles by Frank Cammuso October 2017 

The Wild Robot by Peter Brown September 2017


2016-2017  School Year

Frindle by Andrew Clements May 2017

The Magic Half by Annie Barrows April 2017

Green by Laura Peyton Roberts March 2017

Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: The Underground Abductor by Nathan Hale February 2017

Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher by Bruce Coville January 2017

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate December 2016

James & The Giant Peach by Roald Dahl November 2016 

The Field Guide by Holly Black October 2016

Inspector Flytrap by Tom Angleberger September 2016


2015 – 2016 School Year

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo May 2016

The Terrible Two by John Jory & Mac Barnett April 2016

Bunnicula by James Howe March 2016

Milo: Sticky Notes & Brain Freeze by Alan Silberberg February 2016

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl January 2016

Gregor The Overlander by Suzanne Collins December 2015

Fake Mustache by Tom Angleberger November 2015

The BFG by Roald Dahl October 2015

Diary of A Mad Brownie by Bruce Coville September 2015


2014 – 2015 School Year

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt May 2015

The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm April 2015

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger March 2015

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume February 2015

What We Found In The Sofa & How It Saved The World by Henry Clark January 2015

How To Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell December 2014

The One & Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate November 2014

From The Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsberg October 2014

Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo September 2014


Book Buzz Book Club – for grades 5 & 6

Hello Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly September 2018


2017 – 2018  School Year

The Magic Misfits by Neil Patrick Harris May 2018

No Better Friend by Robert Weintraub April 2018

The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart March 2018

The Boys In The Boat by Daniel James Brown February 2018

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein January 2018

El Deafo by Cece Bell December 2017

Armstrong and Charlie by Frank Steven November 2017

Invisible Emmie by Terri Libensen October 2017

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan September 2017


2016-2017  School Year

The Aurora County All Stars by Deborah Wiles May 2017

Spy School by Stuart Gibbs April 2017

The Best Man by Richard Peck March 2017

Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo February 2017

Code Talker by Joseph Bruchac January 2017

Ghosts by Raina Telegemeier December 2016

Wonder by RJ Palacio November 2016

Sunny Side Up by Jennifer Holm October 2016

Slacker by Gordon Korman September 2016


2015 – 2016 School Year

The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley May 2016

Summer of the Gypsy Moths by Sara Pennypacker April 2016

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson March 2016

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery February 2016

11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass January 2016

The Marvels by Brian Selznick December 2015

Smile by Raina Telgemeier November 2015

Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone by J.K. Rowling October 2015

The Worst Class Trip Ever by Dave Barry September 2015


2014 – 2015 School Year

El Deafo by Cece Bell May 2015

Counting by 7’s by Holly Goldberg Sloan April 2015 

Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry March 2015

Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick February 2015

The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart January 2015

The Julian Chapter by R.J. Palacio December 2014

How They Croaked by Georgia Bragg October 2014

Wonder by R.J. Palacio September 2014

Afterthoughts Book Club – for grades 7, 8 & 9

Alex & Eliza by Melissa De La Cruz October 2018

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart September 2018


2016 – 2017 School Year

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling December 2016

Drama by Raina Telgemeier November 2016

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs October 2016

Legend by Marie Lu September 2016