Book Groups

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Our Teen Book Club reads and talks about books that connect us to one another and that explore issues impacting individuals and communities. We celebrate and honor diverse, inter-sectional identities. Our reading challenge is to lift up ourselves and one another, while seeking to uncover our individual truths.

September: Hold Still by Nina LaCour
October: Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake

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Figure out whodunnit with fellow mystery book lovers. This group reads all types of mysteries from cozy to gritty and everything in between.

September: Snap by Belinda Bauer 
October: Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
November: ...

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Let’s read for fun! Club kids get together to talk about a new book, make new friends, enjoy snacks and explore fresh ideas. Bonus fun: build your own home library. Participants will get a free book while supplies last. Keep it if you like, give it to a friend and invite them to our Club, or return it for other Club kids to enjoy. Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick up your book. Best for ages 9-13.

Lenexa City Center Books
September: Fuzzy by Tom Angleberger
October: Nightlights by Lorena Alvarez...

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it!

September: News of the World by Paulette Jiles​
October: The Witch Elm by Tana French
November: Educated by Tara Westover

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American kids love to read, and this Book Club helps American kids read more. American Girl offers many character stories exploring historical perspectives from a girl’s point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl and some new friends. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Best for ages 8-12, all kids are welcome.

Gardner Books
September: Smoke on the Wind: A Kaya Classic
October: Growing Up with Aloha: A Nanea Classic

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