Homeschool Book Club

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Join us for a monthly book discussion just for families that are homeschooling or learning remotely!

Each month, we will focus on a different genre of books. Families are invited to read the book of the month (together or independently), then come to the Library for a discussion and related activities.

This event and books are geared for school-age kids or middle grade reading level, but all ages are welcome to attend.

  • September 2: What was your favorite summer read?
    Come share about some of the great books you read over the summer and pick up a free copy of next month’s selection!
  • October 7: Humor
    Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai
  • November 10: Historical Fiction
    A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
  • December 2: Mystery
    Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein
  • January 6: Nonfiction
    Read your own selection and come ready to share about it. Participants at this event will receive a free copy of next month’s selection!
  • February 3: Realistic Fiction
    The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Glaser
  • March 3: Sci-Fi
    Sanity and Tallulah by Molly Brooks (graphic novel)
  • April 7: Award Winners
    Front Desk by Kelly Yang
  • May 5: Fantasy
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

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