Youth

Book Buddies Book Club: Ages 5-8

Book Buddies is a book club for ROPL’s youngest independent readers, ages 5-8 in grades K-3. Participants will get a copy of the book to keep when they sign up at the Youth Services Information Desk. Book Buddies Book Club meetings include activities, book discussions, and snacks based on the book. Limit 25.
MagicBone

Be Careful What You Sniff For (#1 in Magic Bone series) by Nancy E. Krulik
Sent to the backyard for breaking a tick-tock-ticking toy, Sparky (an adorable but clumsy sheepdog puppy) immediately begins his favorite activity: diggety-dig-digging. Little does he know, he's about to dig up the most amazing toy ever – a magic bone! With one bite into that sparkling bone, Sparky is magically transported to London, where he makes new friends, sees the sights, and gets into a bit of trouble. Join Sparky on his adventure to see how he escapes and makes it back home! Each Book Buddies participant will receive a copy of the book to keep. Limit 25.

Book pickup at Youth Services Desk begins Monday, January 7 at 10:00 AM
Meeting on Monday, February 4 at 4:30-5:30 PM

Magic School Bus

The Magic School Bus Presents: Polar Animals by Cynthia O'Brien
Let Ms. Frizzle introduce you to some of the most amazing animals on Earth! You'll learn all about Arctic and Antarctic habitats, and discover how the animals there have adapted to their icy homes. Each Book Buddies participant will receive a copy of the book to keep. Limit 25.

Book pickup at Youth Services Desk begins Monday, February 4 at 10:00 AM
Meeting on Monday, April 8 at 4:30-5:30 PM

Kids' Book Club: Ages 8-11


ROPL has a book club just for kids ages 8-11 in grades 3-6! Join us for a lively book discussion, activities and a snack centered on the featured book. Participants will get a copy of the book to keep when they sign up at the Youth Services Information Desk. Limit 15.
lying Lessons

Flying Lessons and Other Stories by editor Ellen Oh
Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology--written by the best children's authors including Kwame Alexander, Soman Chainani, Jacqueline Woodson, and many more – celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us. Each Kids' Book Club participant will receive a copy of the book to keep. Limit 15.

Book pickup at Youth Services Desk begins Monday, January 7 at 10:00 AM
Meeting on Monday, February 18 at 4:30-5:30 PM

Wild Robot

The Wild Robot by editor Peter Brown
Can a robot survive in the wilderness? When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island. She has no idea how she got there or what her purpose is – but she knows she needs to survive. Each Kids' Book Club participant will receive a copy of the book to keep. Limit 15.

Book pickup at Youth Services Desk begins Monday, February 18 at 10:00 AM
Meeting on Monday, April 22 at 4:30-5:30 PM