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Oct
24
Tue
Homeschool Book Buzz
Oct 24 @ 1:30 pm

Each month homeschoolers can read a book of their choice that relates to our monthly theme. At the library, they will have the opportunity to practice their public speaking skills by presenting their books to the group and leading a short discussion.

Presentations can be simple book talks, but creativity is encouraged. Props and even costumes can be used to help explain the book! Your child can tailor the presentation to fit their level of comfort.

This month’s theme is Realistic Fiction. Preview next month’s theme at http://www.libraryaware.com/326/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/85fb1154-da8e-4aad-8c99-2b87a72f542e.

Book Sleuths Book Club
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm

Book Sleuths features mystery and suspense titles that will make you sit on the edge of your seat! Join the Book Sleuths at the Post Road Library on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 2:00 p.m.

This month’s selection is LITTLE DEATHS by Emma Flint.

About the book: A gripping suspense tale set in 1960’s New York and inspired by true events follows the investigation of a cocktail waitress whose two young children have been brutally murdered and a rookie tabloid reporter who would uncover the truth.

Preview next month’s selection at http://www.libraryaware.com/326/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/9b133390-76a9-41da-8db2-8ec2fffae973.

Oct
26
Thu
Chatterbooks: A Book Club for Grades K – 2
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm

This book group is for grades K-2 and features crafts, activities, and discussion based around a book. The book will be read aloud in the program.

Registration is not required, but space is limited. Please arrive early for the program and obtain a ticket.

This month’s selection is Caroline’s Comets: A True Story by Emily Arnold McCully.

About the book: Traces the illnesses and poverty that marked the early years of Caroline Hershel, the first woman ever to be officially employed as a scientist, describing how she and her brother built the greatest telescope of their age and made remarkable discoveries that are still being referenced today.

See next month’s book selection at http://www.libraryaware.com/326/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/e2069967-cd55-4885-8142-6a4e7832826f.

STEAM Rollers: A Book Club for Grades 3 – 5
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm

This book group is for kids in grades 3 – 6 and features STEAM crafts, activities, and discussion based around a book.

Registration is not required, but space is limited. Please arrive early for the program and obtain a ticket.

This month’s selection is Appleblossom the Possum by Holly Goldberg Sloan.

About the book: A young possum strikes out on her own and winds up trapped in a human house before her brothers can rescue her

See next month’s book selection at http://www.libraryaware.com/326/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/80c04ef8-cb1c-4792-aeff-9057fedd4b12.

Nov
7
Tue
Teen Book Club
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm

Teens: Join us on the first Tuesday of each month to discuss a featured book. We’ll also enjoy a craft or activity related to the book. This month’s selection is The Pit and the Pendulum by Sean Tulien. No registration required.

About the book: The narrator tells of his macabre torture at the hands of the Spanish Inquisition in this graphic novel retelling of the Edgar Allen Poe story.

Nov
8
Wed
Lit Chicks: A Book Club for Women
Nov 8 @ 10:15 am

Lit Chicks is a book discussion group for busy women. This month, we’re discussing Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai. This enchanting story takes place in China during the turbulent cultural revolution.

Moms, bring your little ones, too. Youth Services staff will offer activities for them while you enjoy the book club. Please register to attend.

Nov
9
Thu
Book Buzz: A Book Club for Adults
Nov 9 @ 1:30 pm

Book Buzz book club features titles with a little substance that make you think. This month’s selection is The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle.

Nov
28
Tue
Book Sleuths: A Book Club for Mystery Readers
Nov 28 @ 2:00 pm

Book Sleuths features mystery and suspense titles that will make you sit on the edge of your seat! This month, we’ll discuss I See You by Clare Mackintosh. This dark thriller is about a woman who sees her picture in an ad in her local paper along with a phone number. The mystery deepens from there. You won’t want to miss this page-turner. No registration required.

Nov
30
Thu
Chatterbooks Book Club for Grades K-2
Nov 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us to read a story, discuss it, and then do a craft or activity related to the book. This month we will be discussing Lighter than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot by Matthew Clark Smith. It is not necessary to read the book ahead of time.

About the book: Follow the life of the first female to work as a professional balloonist, a woman who made more than sixty ascents.

For grades K-2. Free. No registration required, but space is limited. Please arrive early.

STEAM Rollers Book Club for Grades 3 – 6
Nov 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us to discuss the book and then do a STEAMy craft or activity related to the book. This month we will be discussing Ninjas and Samurai by Mary Pope Osborne. Space is limited. Please arrive early.

About the book: A fact-filled companion to Jack and Annie’s fifth adventure discusses what it was like to be a ninja or samurai in ancient Japan and whether or not such talented martial-arts masters actually possessed special abilities.