Book Groups


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Middle Grade Book Club:middlegradeimage
Grades 6-8

This club meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm. The Middle Grade Book Club meets once a month Sept. through May. We read, discuss, have snacks, and do crafts or play games. If you are interested in joining contact Megan @ 860-228-0350 or mquigley@columbiactlibrary.org

First Planning/Introduction Meeting for 2020/2021:
Wednesday, Sept. 9th @ 6:30
This group is almost full for 20/21.
Contact Megan if you are interested in joining!
(This meeting may be on ZOOM – register with Megan for details) 

There will be no Book Club Meetings over the summer. Meetings will resume again in the fall.

Meeting Date Book Selection
 Wed. Sept. 9th @ 6:30    Planning Meeting – Pick books to read this year!
Wed. Oct. 14th @ 6:30 New Kid, Jerry Craft
Wed. Nov. 18th @ 6:30   Framed, James Ponti
Wed. Dec. 9th @ 6:30   Smile Rania Telgemeier
 
Wed. Jan.  13th @ 6:30   The Lions of Little Rock, Kristin Levine
Wed. Feb. 10th @ 6:30   Front Desk, Kelly Yang
Wed. Mar. 10th @ 6:30   Roller Girl, Victoria Jamieson
Wed. April 14th @ 6:30   Fablehaven, Brandon Mull
Wed. May 12th @ 6:30   Pick your own!

 

READ WOKE BOOK CLUB

For grades 9+ and adults
This club meets bi-monthly.

We discuss books off our READ WOKE Booklists.

READ WOKE books: Challenge a social norm, give voice to the voiceless, provide information about a group that has been disenfranchised, seek to challenge the status quo, have a protagonist from an underrepresented or oppressed group. Find  additional information and the book lists HERE.

Email Megan at mquigley@columbiactlibrary.org or Cait at corlomoski@columbiactlibrary.org for more information and/or for the Zoom login information our next meeting.

Upcoming Meetings:

Meeting Dates Topic  READ WOKE Lists
Thursday, August 13th @ 6:30
on ZOOM
 Race, Anti-Racism, Inclusion  CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Wednesday, Oct. 21st @ 6:30 LGBTQA+  CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Thursday, Dec. 17th @ 6:30 Feminism CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Thursday, Feb. 18th @ 6:30 Immigrants, Immigration, and Refugees CLICK HERE TO VIEW 
 
Thursday, April 22nd @ 6:30 TBA TBA

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