Teens

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 15:39
cover of the book: e Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making. Dragon and a girl

Are you in 5th-8th grade? Do you love to read?  

Reader's Quest Book Group

A book and activity group for youth in 5th-8th grade. 

The program is usually available in two formats: virtual and in-person. However, we are only offering the virtual format for December. We will return to two options in January. 

Step one: Sign up. Participants receive a book to keep

Step two: Read the book

Step three: Join us for a mellow trivia contest based on questions from the book 

December

Book: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

Virtual Program via Zoom

Saturday, December 10, 10-11:30

  • Join us, via zoom, for a mellow trivia contest based on the book
Wed, 10/19/2022 - 15:25
tiny catus made out of air dry clay

Do you love art? Reading? Join us for Brain Sparks!

This program is for teens who are 13-17 years old (or 8th to 12th grade). Each month teens meet to discuss the selected book and do something creative. The program is available in two formats: virtual and in-person. 

When you register, choose either the virtual or in-person option for that month. The content of both programs is the same. The virtual program is via Zoom and the in-person program takes place at the Central Library. 

Step one: Register. Check out the book Etiquette and Espionage from the library

Step two: Read the book before the program

Tue, 10/18/2022 - 12:30
picture of book cover of The Inquisitor's Tale by Hatem Aly

Are you in 5th-8th grade? Do you love to read?  

Reader's Quest Book Group

A book and activity group for youth in 5th-8th grade. 

The program is available in two formats: virtual and in-person

Step one: Sign up. Participants receive a book to keep

Step two: Read the book

Step three: Decide if you would like to join us in-person or online, for a related program, or both!

  • Online version: Join us for a mellow trivia contest based on questions from the book
  • In-person @ the Central Library: Join us for an interactive program based on the book

November

Book: Inquisitor's Tale

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 17:16
cover of the book This Woven Kingdom

Do you love art? Reading? Join us for Brain Sparks!

This program is for teens who are 13-17 years old (or 8th to 12th grade). Each month teens meet to discuss the selected book and do something creative. The program is available in two formats: virtual and in-person. 

When you register, choose either the virtual or in-person option for that month. The content of both programs is the same. The virtual program is via Zoom and the in-person program takes place at the Central Library. 

Mon, 09/19/2022 - 16:33
cover of the graphic novel, Lowriders in Space

Are you in 5th-8th grade? Do you love to read?  

Reader's Quest Book Group

A book and activity group for youth in 5th-8th grade. 

The program is available in two formats: virtual and in-person

Step one: Sign up. Participants receive a book to keep

Step two: Read the book

Step three: Decide if you would like to join us in-person or online, for a related program, or both!

  • Online version: Join us for a mellow trivia contest based on questions from the book
  • In-person @ the Central Library: Join us for an interactive program based on the book

October

Book: Lowriders in Space (graphic novel)

Lupe, Flapjack, Elirio customize their car into a lowrider for the Universal Car Competition. Will they win the prize and make their dreams come true?

Virtual Program:

Tue, 08/30/2022 - 18:16
cover of the book Salt to Sea

Do you love art? Reading? Join us for Brain Sparks!

This program is for teens who are 13-17 years old (or 8th to 12th grade). Each month teens meet to discuss the selected book and do something creative. The program is available in two formats: virtual and in-person. 

When you register, choose either the virtual or in-person option for that month. The content of both programs is the same. The virtual program is via Zoom and the in-person program takes place at the Central Library. 

Step one: Register. Check out the book Sea to Salt from the library

Tue, 08/30/2022 - 17:33
cover of the book Atlas Obscura The World's Most Adventurous Kid

Are you in 5th-8th grade? Do you love to read?  

Reader's Quest Book Group

A book and activity group for youth in 5th-8th grade. 

The program is available in two formats: virtual and in-person

Step one: Sign up. Participants receive a book to keep

Step two: Read the book

Step three: Decide if you would like to join us in-person or online, for a related program, or both!

  • Online version: Join us for a mellow trivia contest based on questions from the book
  • In-person @ the Central Library: Join us for an interactive program based on the book

September

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 14:00
Book cover of Katie the Catsitter. Girl and cats running

Join us Wednesday, August 17, 5:30-6:15, via Zoom, to hear graphic novel author Colleen AF Venable talk about her book Katie the Catsitter! There will be time for audience members to ask questions at the end. 

If you haven't read it, there's still time to pick up at copy at the library or download it as an eBook. Already read it and loved it? Did you know there is a sequel, Katie the Catsitter. Best Friends for Never

Wed, 07/27/2022 - 13:08
cover of The Thing about Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin showing girl on a beach

Reader's Quest Book Group

A book and activity club for youth in 5th-8th grade. 

The program is available in two different formats this summer: virtual and in-person

Step one: Sign up and receive a copy of the book to keep

Step two: Read the book

Step three: Decide if you would like to join us in-person or online, for a related program, or both!

  • Online version: Join us for a mellow trivia contest based on the book
  • In-person @ the Central Library: Join us for an interactive program based on the book

August

Book: The Thing about Jellyfish 

Virtual Program: 

Saturday, August 6, 10-11:30

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 17:14
Cover of the graphic novel, Katie the Catsitter

Reader's Quest Book Group

A book and activity club for youth in 5th-8th grade. 

The program is available in two different formats this summer: virtual and in-person

Step one: Sign up and receive a copy of the book to keep

Step two: Read the book

Step three: Decide if you would like to join us in-person or online, for a related program, or both!

  • Online version: Join us for a mellow trivia contest based on the book
  • In-person @ the Central Library: Join us for an interactive program based on the book

July 

Book: Katie the Catsitter (graphic novel)

Virtual Program: (Registration is closed)

Saturday, July 9, 10-11:30

  • Join us, via zoom, for a mellow trivia contest based on the book

In-person Program @ Central:

Saturday, June 23, 11-12:30