Great Reads For Girls Mother/Daughter Book Club

Join us for lively discussions, activities, friendship and fun!

  • For girls ages 8-12 accompanied by mom or another caring adult.
  • No younger siblings please
    • Registration forms for the event and copies of the books will be available at the library front desk about one month prior to each event (registration is required).
  • No younger siblings please.
  • Participating in a book club can be a rewarding experience for parents and children. Sharing quality time with each other through reading provides the opportunity for parents to develop a true bond with their children by sharing ideas about the books’ contents and messages, while providing a safe environment for children to share thoughts, fears, or problems. They also have the opportunity to hear ideas and opinions of their peers.

Great Reads for Girls 2021-2022 Schedule:

Anne of Green Gables

September 9, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Registration is required by August 28th



Eleven-year-old Anne Shirley has never known a real home. Since her parents’ deaths, she’s bounced around to foster homes and orphanages. When she is sent by mistake to live with Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert at the snug white farmhouse called Green Gables, she wants to stay forever. But Anne is not the sturdy boy Matthew and Marilla were expecting.
 
She’s a mischievous, talkative redheaded girl with a fierce temper, who tumbles into one scrape after another. Anne is not like anybody else, the Cuthberts agree; she is special, a girl with an enormous imagination. All she’s ever wanted is to belong somewhere. And the longer she stays at Green Gables, the harder it is for anyone to imagine life without her.

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Wednesday, November 10th at 7 PM

Pie

Thursday, February 10 at 7 pm

Love, Ruby Lavender

Thursday, April 14 at 7 pm

See some of our past book group events:

The Night Fairy
April 2021

Number the Stars
February 2021

White Giraffe November 2020

It’s Raining Cupcakes September 2020

September 2020

Absolutely Truly February 2020

Inside Out and Back Again November 2019

Because of Winn Dixie
September 2019

A  Crooked Kind of Perfect                                                April 2019

 

 

A Little Princess                                        February 2019

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” November 2018

“Esperanza Rising” September 2018

 “The Year of Miss Agnes”  April 2018

 

“A Long Way From Chicago” February 2018

“Dragon Slippers” November 2017

“The Beef Princess of Practical County”  September 2017

“The Candy Shop Wars” April 2017

“The one and only Ivan” Feb. 2017

“Little House on the Prairie” Nov. 2016

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“The 100 Dresses” Sept. 2016

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 The girls created a handmade card that they were challenged to

give to someone they appreciate.

“All Four Stars” Dessert Party Oct. 2015

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Robyn Adkins from “The Ranch” convenience store teaches moms and daughters cupcake decorating techniques.

Chinese New Year Table set for our Great Reads for Girls participants.

Chinese New Year Table set for our Great Reads for Girls participants.

Paul Johnson teaches participants to make an origami dog and a flapping bird.

Paul Johnson teaches participants to make an origami dog and a flapping bird.