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July 2022

Summer Book Club (10th-12th Grade) – ‘Just Our Luck’ by Julia Walton

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join us for a discussion about Just Our Luck by Julia Walton! Registration required. Sign up to receive a copy of the book from the library. Summary from Goodreads: "Bad luck follows lies. That was the first rule for life that Leo's Greek grandmother, Yia Yia, gave him before she died. But Leo's anxiety just caused a fight at school, and though he didn't lie, he wasn't exactly honest about how it all went down . . . how he…

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Summer Book Club (7th-9th Grade) – ‘Finding Orion’ by John David Anderson

July 13 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Join us for a discussion about Finding Orion by John David Anderson! Registration required. Sign up to receive a copy of the book from the library. Summary from Goodreads: "Rion Kwirk comes from a rather odd family. His mother named him and his sisters after her favorite constellations, and his father makes funky-flavored jelly beans for a living. One sister acts as if she’s always onstage and the other is a walking dictionary. But no one in the family is…

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Teen Crafternoon: Water Marbling

July 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Drop by to learn how to perform paper marbling, an art technique that involves creating floating designs on water. Registration required - click here to sign up.

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Summer Book Club (10th-12th Grade) – ‘War and Speech’ by Don Zolidis

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join us for a discussion about War and Speech by Don Zolidis! Registration required. Sign up to receive a copy of the book from the library. Summary from Goodreads: "At Eaganville School for the Arts, Speech and Debate is king. The varsity members of the squad are treated like heroes, and the coach, the irascible Joey Sparks, might as well be a god. But when new girl Sydney Williams, a perennial loser, joins the team, she has only one goal…

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Summer Book Club (7th-9th Grade) – ‘City of the Plague God’ by Sarwat Chadda

July 20 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Join us for a discussion about City of the Plague God by Sarwat Chadda! Registration required. Sign up to receive a copy of the book from the library. Summary from Goodreads: "Thirteen-year-old Sik wants a simple life going to school and helping at his parents' deli in the evenings. But all that is blown to smithereens when Nergal, the ancient god of plagues, comes looking for him, thinking that Sik holds the secret to eternal life. Turns out Sik is…

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Summer Book Club (10th-12th Grade) – ‘Camp So-and-So’ by Mary McCoy

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join us for a discussion about Camp So-and-So by Mary McCoy! Registration required. Sign up to receive a copy of the book from the library. Summary from Goodreads: "The letters went out in mid-February. Each letter invited its recipient to spend a week at Camp So-and-So, a lakeside retreat for girls nestled high in the Starveling Mountains. Each letter came with a glossy brochure with photographs of young women climbing rocks, performing Shakespearean theatre under the stars, and spiking volleyballs.…

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Summer Book Club (7th-9th Grade) – ‘The Hunger Games’ by Suzanne Collins

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Join us for a discussion about The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins! Registration required. Sign up to receive a copy of the book from the library. Summary from Goodreads: "In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of…

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August 2022

Summer Book Club (10th-12th Grade) – ‘The Left-handed Booksellers of London’ by Garth Nix

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join us for a discussion about The Left-handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix! Registration required. Sign up to receive a copy of the book from the library. Summary from Goodreads: "In a slightly alternate London in 1983, Susan Arkshaw is looking for her father, a man she has never met. Crime boss Frank Thringley might be able to help her, but Susan doesn’t get time to ask Frank any questions before he is turned to dust by the prick…

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Summer Book Club (7th-9th Grade) – ‘Okay For Now’ by Gary D. Schmidt

August 3 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Join us for a discussion about Okay For Now by Gary D. Schmidt! Registration required. Sign up to receive a copy of the book from the library. Summary from Barnes & Noble: "At once heartbreaking and hopeful, this absorbing novel centers on Doug, 14, who has an abusive father, a bully for a brother, a bad reputation, and shameful secrets to keep. Teachers and police and his relatives think he's worthless, and he believes them, holding others at arm's length.…

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Summer Book Club (10th-12th Grade) – ‘This Poison Heart’ by Kalynn Bayron

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join us for a discussion about This Poison Heart by Kaylyn Bayron! Registration required. Sign up to receive a copy of the book from the library. Summary from Goodreads: "Briseis has a gift: she can grow plants from tiny seeds to rich blooms with a single touch. When Briseis's aunt dies and wills her a dilapidated estate in rural New York, Bri and her parents decide to leave Brooklyn behind for the summer. Hopefully there, surrounded by plants and flowers,…

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Summer Book Club (7th-9th Grade) – ‘The Fixer’ by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

August 10 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us for a discussion about The Fixer by Jennifer Lynn Barnes! Registration required. Sign up to receive a copy of the book from the library. Summary from Goodreads: "Sixteen-year-old Tess Kendrick has spent her entire life on her grandfather's ranch. But when her estranged sister Ivy uproots her to D.C., Tess is thrown into a world that revolves around politics and power. She also starts at Hardwicke Academy, the D.C. school for the children of the rich and powerful,…

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Teen Crafternoon: 3D Geometric Sculptures

August 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Drop by to learn how to make himelli ornaments and other geometric sculptures with copper wire and paper straws. Registration required - click here to sign up.

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