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E.g., 02/28/2020
E.g., 02/28/2020

Share a great read with your favorite kid, grandparent, friend, or partner. This book group is for everyone who likes to read - and who likes to talk about it online. We've chosen a middle grades title, Refugee by Alan Gratz, that will appeal across the ages. We're giving away a limited quantity of the book at select events and at your branch. Join us online at tinyurl.com/virtualbookgroup (a Facebook group!) anytime to add your thoughts about our pick. We will host a live discussion...

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The Silent Book Group meets at the Lenexa Public Market, 8750 Penrose Ln., Lenexa, KS 66219.

In a Silent Book Group, bring your own book and spend time reading together. No book assignment or discussions. It's book group fun, minus the pressure. A librarian will be present to recommend a few new titles.

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

January: The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

February: The Library Book by Susan Orlean

March: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

April: Choose your own Biography/Memoir

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The De Soto Book Group meets at the TriCentury Bank, 33485 Lexington Ave., De Soto, KS 66018.

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

January:  If the Creek Don’t Rise by Leah Weiss 

February:  ...

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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.

Monticello Books
January: Never Stop Singing – A Melody Classic
February: A Heart Full of Hope – An Addy Classic
March: The One and...

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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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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 
April:...

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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.

Cedar Roe Books
January: The One and Only – A Mary Ellen Classic
February: Luciana Braving the Deep
March: Manners and Mischief – A...

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