Book Buddies is a book club for ROPL’s youngest independent readers, ages 5-8. Participants will receive their own copy of the book to keep when they sign up at the Youth Services Desk. Club meetings are 45-60 minutes and include activities, book discussions, and snacks based on the book. Limit 25 per session.
Reaching for the Moon by Buzz Aldrin It’s been fifty years since Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon! But the journey didn’t begin when he stepped on board Apollo 11 that fateful day in July 1969. It began the day he was born. Read this book to find out how Buzz made his dream of becoming an astronaut come true.
Book pickup at Youth Services Desk begins Saturday, June 15 at 10:00 am. Meetings on Thursday, June 27 at 2:00 pm or 7:00 pm. (choose a time)
The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System by Joanna Cole A field trip fizzles out when Ms. Frizzle arrives at the planetarium with her class only to find that it’s closed! Luckily, they’ve got the world’s most science-friendly form of transportation: The Magic School Bus. Find out about their tour of the real solar system, with bus stops at the moon, the sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars, and planetary points beyond.
Book pickup at Youth Services Desk begins Thursday, June 27 at 10:00 am. Meetings on Thursday, July 18 at 2:00 pm or 7:00 pm. (choose a time)
Kids' Book Club: Ages 8-11
ROPL has a book club just for kids ages 8-11! Join us for a lively book discussion, activities and a snack centered on the featured book. Participants will receive their own copy of the book to keep when they sign up at the Youth Services Desk. Limit 15 per session.
Who Was Neil Armstrong?by Roberta Edwards On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and, to an audience of over 450 million people, proclaimed his step a “giant leap for mankind.” This Eagle Scout built his own model planes as a little boy and then grew up to be a test pilot for experimental aircraft before becoming an astronaut.
Book pickup at Youth Services Desk begins Saturday, June 15 at 10:00 am. Meeting on Tuesday, June 25 at 2:00 pm.
Whales on Stilts! by M.T. Anderson A madman has unleashed an army of stilt-walking, laserbeaming, thoroughly angry whales upon the world! Luckily, Jasper Dash and his friends Katie Mulligan and Lily Gefelty are around to save the day.
Book pickup at Youth Services Desk begins Saturday, June 25 at 10:00 am. Meeting on Tuesday, July 23 at 2:00 pm.