Tween Services Blog

May Book Buddies

For the May meeting of Book Buddies we will be discussing A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck.  If you haven't read it yet, you are in for a real treat.  Set during the Great Depression, Joey tells the tale of his annual visit to his grandmother's house in the country.  But as you will quickly find out, Grandma Dowell is not your typical grandmother.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

4:00 to 4:45 pm

for students in grades in 4 through 6.

Register online

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 12:41pm | | Posted by: eryan

Book Buddies Book Group Meeting, April 30, 2013

At the next Book Buddies meeting we will discuss The Name of This Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch.  This is the story of two eleven-year-old misfits who try to solve the mystery of a dead magician and stop the evil Dr. L and Ms. Mauvais, who are searching for the secret of immortality.

We will have a lively discussion, a spirited activity and a delicious snack.

Please register on-line or by phone at 908-204-3031 x3

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

4:00 to 4:45 pm

For children in grades 4-6

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 3:07pm | | Posted by: eryan

Book Buddies Book Group Meeting on March 26, 2013

At our next Book Buddies meeting we will be discussing Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett.  If you enjoy a good mystery, this is the book for you. When seemingly unrelated and strange events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal.

We will have a lively discussion, play some games and have a snack.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

4:00 to 4:45 pm

For children in grades 4-6.

 

Fri, 03/01/2013 - 3:39pm | | Posted by: eryan

Upcoming Events for Tweens

Did you get an ebook reader over the holidays and want to learn how download book through the Library?  Attend our program "Nooks, Kindles and iPads, Oh My"!  Come to this hands on workshop for one-on-one technical assistance from library staff. Remember to bring your charged device and any login information for the best experience. Please visit The Library calendar to register.

Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 3:00 pm in program room B.



 

Book Buddies will meet again on January 22, 2013 at 4:00 pm to discuss the book, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, by Grace Lin.  Enjoy a lively discussion, activities and a snack.  The visit The Library calendar to register.
 

Thu, 01/03/2013 - 4:20pm | | Posted by: eryan

Tweens Comics Fun - Thursday, November 29th 2012

Lots of great comics came out this year and we will review lots of them.  We will also have an activity and a snack. Please join us!

Thursday, November 29th from 7:00 to 8:00 pm

For children in grades 4 through 6.

 

Thu, 11/08/2012 - 4:02pm | | Posted by: eryan

New Series Alert: Infinity Ring

If you are a fan of the 39 Clues books, you will want to gets your hands on this new time travel series. A Mutiny in Time by James Dashner is the first in this seven book series.  The books are accompanied by a website, where the adventures continue.  Get a sneak peak at the book trailer below and put a copy on hold today!

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Wed, 09/26/2012 - 2:40pm | | Posted by: eryan

Book Buddies Book Discussion Group

We will be starting up our Book Buddies book discussion group this fall.  For the month of October we will read and discuss Hoot, by Carl Hiaasen.  Books will be available for pick up from the children's desk starting on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 from. 

The dissucssion will take place on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, from 4:00 to 4:45 pm.  Students in grades 4 through 6 are welcome to join.  Registration is required.

Tue, 08/21/2012 - 2:33pm | | Posted by: eryan

Three Times Lucky - A Great Summer Read

Mo LoBeau and her best friend Dale are at the heart of this southern mystery.  They team up to get to the bottom of the death of local grouch and penny pincher, Mr. Jesse.  Too bad Dale is a prime suspect.  With a cast of colorful characters, Three Times Lucky, by Sheila Turnage will be a pleasure for fans of laugh-out-loud funny stories and mysteries.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 12:00pm | | Posted by: eryan

The Last Instalment of Artemis Fowl is Here!

 The young criminal mastermind is back in the 8th and final book in the series. Put a copy on hold today!  And check out the book trailer.

 

 

 

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Thu, 07/12/2012 - 2:38pm | | Posted by: eryan

Read This!

Chuck Close is a world famous artist. Maybe you've seen his huge paintings of people's faces. Whether you have or not, Chuck Close: Face Book by Chuck Close is a fascinating read.  Based on questions asked by real 5th graders, this book explores the various techniques Close uses to create his artwork and his path to becoming an artist. Spoiler alert: It wasn't easy.  In the middle of the book is a kind of flip book of Close's work, which is a lot of fun to look at.

Tue, 06/12/2012 - 4:48pm | | Posted by: eryan
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