Book Clubs

'The Big Pumpkin' book cover

Reader's Theatre Features 'The Big Pumpkin'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, October 13 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.The Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman is the featured piece.
'How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?' book cover

Reader's Theatre Features 'How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, October 3 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.
Dragons Beware

Book Club: Dragons Beware!

Read Dragons Beware!, a graphic novel about a girl who sets out to slay a dragon, and then join us in the Children's Room for a discussion and a craft.  For children ages 8-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 

Reader's Theater

Calling all readers! Have you ever thought about braving the stage? Reader's Theater is the perfect first step, a way to practice your skills at an actor's most important job: reading, memorizing, and delivering lines. In Reader's Theater, you can bring favorite stories, fables, and fairy tales to life by reading aloud and acting out scenes using scripts adapted from children's books!  Come join in the fun and frenzy and help us make stories leap off the page! This program is open to children ages 6 to 12.
The Girl Who Drank the Moon book cover

Kids' Book Club

This month, we're reading The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill. At our meeting, we'll discuss the book, do a fun activity, and enjoy snacks. Participants will also vote on which book we'll read in October!
Cover for Calamity Jack

Graphic Novel Book Club

Join us as the Graphic Novel Book Club talks about Calamity Jack by Shannon and Dean Hale. Enjoy a snack related to the theme of the book while we talk about our favorite parts and then do a craft. This program is for ages 7-12. 
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Tenley Readers Unite! Fall Book Club Meeting

Tenley Readers Unite or TRU Crew is a Book Club for 4th to 7th graders and it’s back for the fall.  New and returning clubbers are welcome at this informational meeting.  We’ll talk about books we want to read, vote on October’s pick, and share some munchies. TRU Crew welcomes readers between the ages of 8 and 12. We will meet once every month from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Children's Meeting Room.   Fall 2016 meeting dates are: September 24 October 22 November 19 December 17
The 13 Story Treehouse

Book Club: The 13 Story Treehouse

Children ages 8-12 are invited to read The 13 Story Treehouse, an illustrated book about the adventures of Andy and Terry, who live in the most amazing treehouse in the world, with thirteen stories, a bowling alley, a see-through swimming pool, a secret underground laboratory, and a marshmallow machine. Then join us in the Children's Room to discuss the book.
Kat Kong

Kids Club: Reader's Theatre

During Reader’s Theatre, children bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Today, we will read about daring mice who take on a ferocious feline in Kat Kong by Dav Pilkey. Best suited for ages 6-12. Parent participation is welcomed and encouraged.