Book Clubs for Kids

The Abington Public Library offers two book clubs for Abington children.  All book clubs meet on Monday evenings at 5:30pm from October to May with space for 15 participants in each club.  For more information, please email abchildrens@ocln.org.

Junior Cliffhanger Book Club  introduces kids and parents to the art of talking about a book in a group setting.  Short novels encourage children to read critically.  Jr. Cliffhanger Book Club is for kids in grades 1 -  3. The schedule of books for Junior Cliffhanger for 2023 -2024 is:

Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel by Nikki GrimesOctober 2, 2023 - Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look
November 6, 2023 -  Aven Green Baking Machine by Dusti Bowling
January 8, 2024 - The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
February 5, 2024 - Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel by Nikki Grimes
March 4, 2024 - 26 Fairmount Avenue by Tomi dePaola
April 1, 2024 -  Stella Endicott and the Anything -is-Possible Poem by Kate DiCamillo
May 6, 2024 - Sam the Man and the Rutabaga Plan by Frances O"Roarke Dowell

 

 

 

Cliffhanger Book Club is for Kids and Parents in grades 4 - 5.  What happens at book club?  We talk about favorite / least favorite characters, compare our funniest / strangest / saddest scenes, have a snack, hangout together and more!

Three Times Lucky by Sheila TurnageOctober 16, 2023 - Because of the Rabbit by Cynthia Lord
November 13, 2023 -  Bunnicula by James  How
January 22, 2024 - We Dream of Space by Erinf Entrada Kelly
February 12, 2024 -   Amulet: The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibu
March 11, 2024 -  Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage
April 8, 2024 -  The Sisters Grimm: Fairy Tale Detectives by Michael Buckley
May 13, 2024 -  The Insiders by Mark Oshiro