Summer Book Discussion Groups for Children

The Greendale Public Library will host book discussion groups for children this summer.  The Book Buddies group is for students entering 2nd and 3rd Levels in Fall, 2008 and the Lunch Bunch group is for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th Levels in Fall, 2008.


The Book Buddies (grades 2 & 3) will meet for three weekly sessions on Mondays or Thursdays, June 16th – July 3rd, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. to discuss Judith Greenburg’s In the Garden (Andrew Lost Series #4).  Each participant will receive a paperback copy of the book.  In addition to the discussion there will be craft and game activities.   Bring your own lunch.  Beverage will be provided.  Mary Helen Block, Circulation and Technical Services Librarian will be the discussion leader.


Students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grade are invited to join the Lunch Bunch.  The group meets every third Thursday (June 19 – James and the Giant Peach, July 10 – Loser, July 31 – Gossamer and August 21 – Group will choose title) from 12:30 until 1:30.  Read the book prior to the discussion.  Request a library book or purchase your own copy (discount provided at Once Upon a Time Bookshop). Bring your own lunch.   Beverage will be provided.  Register for one, two, three or four sessions.  Lesley Connor, Once Upon a Time, The Village Bookshop will be discussion leader.


Registration for the Book Buddies and Lunch Bunch begins on Monday, June 9th at 8:30 a.m. by phone (414 423-2136) or 10:00 a.m. in person for Greendale residents.  E-mail registrations to that are initiated after 8:30 June 9th will be accepted.  Registration for the general public begins on June 10th.  Registration for groups of 4 or more will begin on Wednesday, June 11th.  Enrollment is limited.

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