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January 9: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

February 13: Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford

March 12: How Hard Can It Be?: by Allison Pearson

April 9: A Piece of the World by Christina Kline

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This group reads works chosen by the Great Books Foundation, an independent, nonprofit educational organization that creates reading and discussion programs. We discuss books using the "shared inquiry" format that enables exploration of the ideas and meaning found in what's read. "Shared inquiry" centers on interpretive questions that have more than one plausible answer and lead to engaging and insightful conversations about the text.

Phone registration only, 913-826-4600. When you call to register, the moderator will discuss the session with you and reserve a copy of the...

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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. We provide 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.

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January: Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
February: The Science of Breakable Things by Tae Keller

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

January: Finding Dorothy A Novel by Elizabeth Letts

February: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

March: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

April: The Silent Patient by...

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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.

January: The Satapur Moonstone by Sujata Massey
February: Cane and Abe by James Grippando
March: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin 

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