Book Clubs

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Too old for storytime? Join us for a book club!
We offer two monthly book clubs for children in grades 3 through 8. Registration is preferred but not required. Please call 617-376-2411 to ask about the upcoming meetings. Our children's book clubs are sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

Cartoon owl in front of a moon with the words Night Owl Book Club  The Night Owl Book Club - 3rd and 4th graders - NEW DAY!
Meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Each month a new title is selected and made available at the Main Library Children's Room. Children read the book and then discuss it together. (This program does not meet June through September.)
May: Thursday, 5/12 - 7:00 p.m.
Book: Pie by Sarah Weeks 
   
 Cartoon phoenix in front of a sun with the words Phoenix Book Club The Phoenix Book Club - 5th through 8th graders
Meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Each month a new theme or genre is selected. Children choose their own books from a prepared list and share their thoughts on the book they read and the theme or genre. In the summer specific titles are discussed.
May: Tuesday, 5/10 - 7:00 p.m.
Theme: Oversize
Just because it looks like a picture book, does that mean it's just for little kids? Of course not! Older readers can enjoy a picture book too, and fortunately for us there are a number of picture books written specifically for older readers. We have a special section for these books: Whether it's because the story is longer than a typical picture book or the story and subject are more appropriate or interesting for older kids, take a look at our Oversize shelves to find something interesting.  

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