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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.

Monticello Books
January: Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai
February: Born Just Right by Jordan Reeves & Jen Lee Reeves...

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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.

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