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
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.)
April: Thursday, 3/9 - 7:00 p.m.
Title: The Worry Web Site - Jacqueline Wilson
Is anything bothering you? Problems in school or at home? Don't know what to do or where to turn? With Mr. Speed at the head of the class, help is only as far as the nearest computer! All his students have to do is log on to the Worry Web Site and wait for the good advice they need!
     
 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.
April: Tuesday, 4/11 - 7:00 p.m.
Theme: Poetry
Read some poems for National Poetry Month! Pick a book of poetry or a novel in verse and remember, poetry isn't just rhymes and meter. Poems can take all sorts of forms! Try some out and come discuss it with us!
     
  The Harry Potter Book Club - All Ages (Kids, teens, adults!)
Meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Wollaston Branch Library 
Join us as we read our way through the Harry Potter series, one book per month from January through July! Whether it's your first time reading the books or you have them all memorized, you're welcome to come talk about Harry Potter with us at the Wollaston Branch. 
April 19th - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 

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