Book Clubs

cover of Coral Reef

Graphic Novel Book Club

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us as the Graphic Novel Book Club talks about Science Comics: Coral Reefs by Maris Wicks. We'll do a snack and craft related to the theme of the book after we talk about it. Ask the librarian at the children's desk to check out a copy of the book. This program is recommended for ages 7 and up. 
Max Crumbly, Locker Hero

Kids' Club - Max Crumbly

Saturday, January 21, 2017, 2:00 pm

January's Kids' Club theme is Funny Stuff.  On January 21, we will read the latest from Renee Russell: The Misadventures of Max Crumbly, Locker Hero.  
How to Eat Fried Worms

Kids' Club - How To Eat Fried Worms

January's Kids' Club theme is Funny Stuff.  On January 7, we will read the scandalous classic How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell.   Kids' Club is our book club for readers ages 5-12. We meet every other Saturday from 2 - 3 p.m. Your child does not have to read the book ahead of time to participate.  We will read a selection as a group then play a game or make a project.  Children will be introduced to new titles so they can pick a perfect book to read at home.  
'Snow is My Favorite and My Best' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Presents 'Snow is My Favorite and My Best'

Monday, February 27, 2017, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, February 27 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Snow is My Favorite and My Best by Lauren Child is the featured piece.
'Worm Loves Worm' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Features 'Worm Loves Worm'

Monday, February 6, 2017, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, February 6 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.
"Squirrel's New Year's Resolution" Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Features 'Squirrel's New Year's Resolution'

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, January 9 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Squirrel’s New Year’s Resolution by Pat Miller is the featured piece.
'Snow Dog's Journey' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Features 'Snow Dog's Journey'

Monday, January 23, 2017, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, January 23 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Snow Dog’s Journey by Loretta Krupinski is the featured piece.
'Sniffle for Bear' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Features 'Sniffles for Bear'

Monday, January 30, 2017, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, January 30 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Sniffles for Bear by Bonny Becker is the featured piece.
The Lightning Thief graphic novel

Book Club: The Lightning Thief

Read Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief graphic novel, about a boy who discovers that he's the son of Poseidon and is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself. Then join us in the Children's Room to discuss the book. For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
The Inquisitor's Tale by Adam Gidwitz

Kids' Book Club

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 4:15 pm

This month, we're reading The Inquisitor's Tale, or, The Three Magical Children and their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz. At our meeting, we'll discuss the book, do a fun activity, and enjoy snacks.

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