Earn volunteer credit by helping the library with the Summer Reading Program! Junior Friends register children and teens for the reading program, hand out incentive prizes, and work on various other tasks. Registration begins May 1st and ends May 31st. Applications are available at the front desk. Training sessions will be held in June. Ages 12-18.
Pizza & Pages is our book club for teens in grades 7-12. Books are generously donated by the Friends of the Library.
Registration is required.
Friday, May 17th.
Same But Different by Holly Robinson Peete
Come and enjoy the Irish and original rock stylings of joHn Kennedy and Chris O’Brien at the picnic shelter behind the library on Thursday, May 30th at 6:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. All ages welcome!
You’re invited! Join us on Friday, May 31 at 11:00 a.m. for stories, songs, and a snack to share! Bring your favorite stuffed animal and a blanket. We’ll be outside if it’s nice, and inside if it’s not. All ages are welcome!
The Library offers several book clubs for different age groups.
View our calendar for dates, times, and current titles being discussed.
My Family Reading Adventure: A book group for kids in grades young 5-3 and their families. Sign up your family and receive a free copy of a book with a discussion guide. Books will be available one month in advance. Registration is required.
‘Tween Tomes: A book group for kids in grades 4-6 who like food, fun, and great books. Group meets the third Thursday of each month (September – May) from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Registration is required and is limited to 12. Participants will receive a free copy of the book compliments of the Friends of the Library through a Heart of Cook Grant.
Pizza & Pages Teen Book Group: A book group for teens in grades 7-12. Books are donated by the Friends of the Library. Registration is required. This group meets every other month.
Morning Book Club: A club for people who enjoy popular reads. Books will be available one month in advance during registration. This group meets the second Tuesday of the month.
Generation Next Book Club: Thought-provoking discussions in an informal environment. Meetings will take place at Round Barn Brewery & Public House, 9151 1st St. in Baroda. Ages 18 and up. Registration is required.