Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club

Meet new friends, eat pizza and discuss a great book! Teens grades 6-12 are invited to join the Teen Book Club. Meetings are held the 1st Friday of the month in the Lower Level Conference Room. Fifteen free copies of the next book are given away at each meeting.

Teen Book Club Movie Series
This summer, enjoy a special edition of our monthly book club: YA book-to-movie book club!
Read the book, watch the movie, and discuss! Pizza and popcorn will be provided.

Teen Book Club members meet Liza Wiemer
     Teen Book Club Members meet Liza Wiemer, author of Hello?


May 3 Haunting the Deep by Adriana Mather

Samantha Mather, fifteen, is having recurring dreams of the Titanic and while awake, receives strange missives and visions of those who went down with the ship.
About the Author: Read Mather's interview with Publisher's Weekly to learn about her connection to the Salem Witch Trials and that time she stayed at a haunted hotel.


June 7
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
  Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment by James Patterson *
summer movie series
Max, a teenage superhero with wings, leads her motley crew in a battle against the scientists that created them. In the process, they discover secrets from their past that are darker than they imagined.

July 5 (note the earlier time)
1 to 3 p.m.
Fallen by Lauren Kate
*summer movie series
Suspected in the death of her boyfriend, seventeen-year-old Luce is sent to a Savannah, Georgia, reform school where she meets two intriguing boys and learns the truth about the strange shadows that have always haunted her.

Aug. 2 (note the earlier time)
1 to 3:15 p.m.
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
*summer movie series
Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.

Sept. 6
4:30 Afterward by Jennifer Mathieu

When eleven-year-old Dylan Anderson is kidnapped, his subsequent rescue leads to the discovery of Ethan Jorgensen, who had disappeared four years earlier, and now Dylan's sister Caroline befriends Ethan and wants to learn the truth about her autistic brother's captivity.

Oct. 4
4:30 p.m. The Body in the Woods by April Henry
While helping the Portland County Sheriff's Search and Rescue to seek a missing autistic man, teens Alexis, Nick, and Ruby find, instead, a body and join forces to find the girl's murderer, forming an unlikely friendship, as well.

Nov. 1
4:30 p.m. The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall by Katie Alender
Sixteen-year-old Cordelia and her family move into the house they just inherited in Pennsylvania, a former insane asylum the locals call Hysteria Hall--unfortunately the house does not want defiant girls like Delia, so it kills her, and as she wanders the house, meeting the other ghosts and learning the dark secrets of the Hall, she realizes that she has to find a way to save her sister, parents, and perhaps herself.

Dec. 6
4:30 p.m. Fire and Flood by Victoria Scott
Tella's brother Cody is sick and getting worse, so when she finds instructions on how to become a contender in the dangerous Brimstone Bleed race where she can win a cure for him, she jumps at the chance--but there is no guarantee that she will win, or even survive.

Jan. 3
4:30 p.m. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and storytelling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.