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Book Discussion

YA for Grown Ups Book Club

For ages 16+ and all adults who like to read young adult literature

This month's selection is: 

Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman

A stunning novel about a mixed race teen who struggles to find her way back to her love of music in the wake of her sister’s death.

Swansea Sleuths Mystery Book Club

Our mystery book club meets the first Wednesday of each month, July is the second Wednesday.  We enjoy all kinds of mystery and crime books from cozy to historical to modern thrillers.

This month's selection:  Gone Gull by Donna Andrews

Gone Gull brings readers yet another knee-slapping adventure filled with New York Times bestselling author Donna Andrews’ cast of wacky characters.

If you would like to participate, order a copy and join us!

STEAM Book Club

Join us for this monthly book club for children ages 8-14. This month the club is reading books about trees including The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono, The Wish Tree by Katherine Applegate and A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.  Read them all or choose one to read. We will discuss books and trees with snacks and refreshments. There’s a book for every reader.  Reserve your books at the library.

Homeschoolers Tween Book Club

Homeschoolers are invited to join the Tween Book Club which takes place the 2nd Monday of the month from 2-3PM in the Junior Room at the library.  This month’s read is the Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell.  This classic Newbery Award Medal winning novel tells the story of a young native american girl on and Island in the 19th century.  Learn about the author, native american history and the California coast as we discuss the book, enjoy snacks and share our love of reading.

Swansea Sleuths Mystery Book Club

Our mystery book club meets the first Wednesday of each month.  We enjoy all kinds of mystery and crime books from cozy to historical to modern thrillers.

This month's selection:  Snowblind by Ragnar Jonasson

During the final months of World War II, a small group of people--including teenager Anna Emmerich, daughter of Prussian aristocrats; Callum Finnela, a twenty-year-old POW; and a young Wehrmacht corporal hiding his true Jewish identity--make their way westward across a ravaged Europe in a desperate attempt to reach British and American lines

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