Children's Book Clubs @ FCPL

Children reading books

America's Girls - Exploring U.S. History

Date: 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
Age Group: 
Explore U.S. history through stories and poems; participate in discussions, crafts and activities related to what we read. Stop by the Walkersville Library to pick up your copy of this months selection. This is a book club for grades 2-4 meeting on the first Tuesday of each month.

Books4Boys

Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
A boys-only book club for 3rd-5th graders, we will explore "Wonder" this spring through reading, exploring and hands-on activities. March - the group will begin reading Wonder by R.J. Palacio; April's title is Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick; and May will be our WonderWall of summer reads. Must register online then call Miss Deb at 301-371-7560 to join this group.

My First Book Club

Date: 
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Join us every month as we read and explore our favorite picture books through crafts, songs, and activities! You are welcome to read the selection to your child before our book club meets, but it is not required. Ages 3-5.

March 27: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
April 24: Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae
May 22: Rex Wrecks It! by Benjamin Clanton

GirlPower Book Club

Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Explore wondrous characters, and participate in discussions, crafts and activities related to what we read. Stop by the Middletown Library to pick up your copy of this month’s selection. This is a book club for grades 3-5 meeting on the fourth Wednesday of each month.

America's Girls - Girl of the Year - You!

Date: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
Age Group: 
Explore U.S. history through stories and poems; this is our wrap up meeting for the season featuring activities from the past year and looking ahead. This is a book club for grades 2-4 meeting on the first Tuesday of each month.

My First Book Club

Date: 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Join us every month as we read and explore our favorite picture books through crafts, songs, and activities! You are welcome to read the selection to your child before our book club meets, but it is not required. Ages 3-5.

June 3: Mighty Max by Harriet Ziefert
July 1: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
August 5: Little Cloud by Eric Carle

Intergenerational Book Club: El Deafo

Date: 
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Children (ages 8-12) and adults come together to share the wonder of awe-inspiring books in this series of three discussions, held on 5/30 at Urbana Regional Library, 6/13 at C. Burr Artz Library and 7/25 at Thurmont Regional Library. Curious Iguana Children's Book Buyer Kari Kelly will lead the discussions.

At C. Burr Artz, we'll be discussing El Deafo by Cece Bell

Books4Boys

Date: 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
A boys-only book club for 3rd-5th graders. Heroes, adventure and more are themes of the summer's selections - all on the FCPL's Summer Reading List! June: The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel and Masterminds by Gordon Korman; July: Worm Whisperer by Betty Hick and The Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle by Christopher Healy; and in August, Miss Deb will host SRC Bingo! based on the grade 3-5 Summer Reading List. Registration required.

My First Book Club

Date: 
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Join us every month as we read and explore our favorite picture books through crafts, songs, and activities! You are welcome to read the selection to your child before our book club meets, but it is not required. Ages 3-5.

GirlPower Book Club

Date: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
This club for girls in grades 3-5 will explore books filled with adventure, wonder and heroes - all from FCPL's Summer Reading List for grades 3-5. June: Doll Bones by Holly Black and The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm; July: Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan and Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein; and in August, Miss Deb will be hosting a SRC Bingo! based on the FCPL's SRC Reading List. Stop by the Middletown Library to pick up your copy of this month’s selection.

My First Book Club

Date: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Join us every month as we read and explore our favorite picture books through crafts, songs, and activities! You are welcome to read the selection to your child before our book club meets, but it is not required. Ages 3-5.

June 3: Mighty Max by Harriet Ziefert
July 1: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
August 5: Little Cloud by Eric Carle

Books4Boys

Date: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
A boys-only book club for 3rd-5th graders. Heroes, adventure and more are themes of the summer's selections - all on the FCPL's Summer Reading List! June: The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel and Masterminds by Gordon Korman; July: Worm Whisperer by Betty Hick and The Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle by Christopher Healy; and in August, Miss Deb will host SRC Bingo! based on the grade 3-5 Summer Reading List. Registration required.

My First Book Club

Date: 
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Join us every month as we read and explore our favorite picture books through crafts, songs, and activities! You are welcome to read the selection to your child before our book club meets, but it is not required. Ages 3-5.

GirlPower Book Club

Date: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
This club for girls in grades 3-5 will explore books filled with adventure, wonder and heroes - all from FCPL's Summer Reading List for grades 3-5. June: Doll Bones by Holly Black and The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm; July: Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan and Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein; and in August, Miss Deb will be hosting a SRC Bingo! based on the FCPL's SRC Reading List. Stop by the Middletown Library to pick up your copy of this month’s selection.

Intergenerational Book Club

Date: 
Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Children (ages 8-12) and adults come together to share the wonder of awe-inspiring books in this series of three discussions, held on 5/30 at the Urbana Library, 6/13 at the C. Burr Artz Library and 7/25 at the Thurmont Library. Curious Iguana Children's Book Buyer Kari Kelly will lead the discussions.

At the Thurmont Library, we'll be discussing Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai

My First Book Club

Date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Join us every month as we read and explore our favorite picture books through crafts, songs, and activities! You are welcome to read the selection to your child before our book club meets, but it is not required. Ages 3-5.

June 3: Mighty Max by Harriet Ziefert
July 1: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
August 5: Little Cloud by Eric Carle