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.
|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.)
|February:||Thursday, 2/11 - 7:00 p.m.
Title: Regarding the Fountain by Kate Klise
|March:||Thursday, 3/10 - 7:00 p.m.
Title: Lulu and the Duck in the Park by Hilary McKay
When Lulu finds a duck egg that has rolled out of its nest, she takes it to class to keep it safe. Lulu isn't allowed to bring pets to school. But she's not really breaking the rules because it's just an egg. Surely nothing bad will happen...
|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.
|March:||Tuesday, 3/8 - 7:00 p.m.
Snow, ice, short days, long nights, ice skating, hockey, sledding, sled dogs, winter magic, winter mysteries. So long as it takes place in winter it's fair game for this month.
|April:||Tuesday, 4/12 - 7:00 p.m.
Celebrate National Poetry Month with us by reading some poetry for book club. It can be a novel told in verse, one long poem, a book of poems by the same author or a collection from lots of different poets. You may think you don't like poetry, but you might be surprised to find out what poetry can be!