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Book Chat

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1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you find yourself constantly asking people what they are reading? Do you love talking to people about books, poems, and essays? We'll chat about what we are reading and maybe even read aloud for a bit. Just sit and listen -- or share!

Teen Book Club

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4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

A reading group for teens in grades 6-12 that meets to talk about books, eat snacks, play games, and have some laughs. Bring your friends! Help us think up a better name for our book club!

Next meeting: Wednesday, May 21, 4:30 p.m.
We’ll eat, talk about "Battle Royale" by Koshun Takami (including a comparison to "The Hunger Games" books and a movie clip!), and take home the book to read for June.

Check with the reference desk for more details. Registration is suggested but not required.

Read All About It - A Teen Book Discussion Group

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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Have you read something wonderful and can't wait to share it? Looking to get ideas for something new to read? Teens (Grades 6 - 12), please join us and be prepared to share and discuss some great books. If time allows, we'll also play a game or do another fun activity. Treats provided. Trained library science graduate student will moderate. Registration required. Please sign up at the reference desk or call 720-865-0955.

Tween Book Club

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4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

A reading group for tweens ages 9-12 that meets the 3rd Monday of each month. This month’s book selection is Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee. Registration is required. Please call 720-865-0325 to register. For grades 4 and up!

Teen Book Club

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4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

A reading group for teens in grades 6-12 that meets to talk about books, eat snacks, play games, and have some laughs. Bring your friends! Help us think up a better name for our book club!

Next meeting: Wednesday, April 23, 4:30 p.m.
We’ll eat, talk about "Heist Society" by Ally Carter, and take home the book to read for May.

Check with the reference desk for more details. Registration is suggested but not required.

Summer of Reading Kick-off Party!

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Conference Room

What are you going to READ this summer? What are you going to DO for FUN this summer? Come to celebrate the beginning of summer with us and get some great ideas!

Book raffles, face painting, balloons, cake, and more! Join us for a Sunday afternoon of FUN!!!

Teen Writing Group

Books Authors and Writing
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Conference Room (*Please note: the June 16 meeting will be in the Beehive.)

Do you write poems, stories, blogs, comics, essays, comics, songs, limericks? Join us for the Schlessman Summer of Reading Teen Writing group, where we will talk about writing--ours, yours, everyone’s. Instead of critiquing or “correcting,” we will focus on questioning ourselves about how we write and exploring our writing! It doesn’t matter if you’re at the beginning, middle or end of your project, you just have to be able to talk about it!

Harry Potter Day

Books Authors and Writing
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The series has ended but not the fun! All ages can join us for a fun day of wizardry and magic.

Genre Chat Book Club (2nd/3rd Grade)

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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This month we will be exploring fairy tales - our book is "Cinderellis and the Glass Hill," by Gail Carson Levine. This book has a fun twist - Cinderellis is a boy! Optional - bring your favorite fairy tale book to share, either traditional or fractured! Activity: Fairy Tale Drama Circle

Genre Chat Book Club (2nd/3rd Grade)

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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Book Selection: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Craft: Make a paper bag "Giving Tree"

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