Registration has begun for four book-discussion clubs that will expose youth and young adults to outstanding literature curated by librarians. Registered participants will receive new copies of selected works for their personal libraries. The clubs, which meet monthly and which typically fill up quickly, are supported through generous contributions from the Friends of Prescott Public Library. Register online at prescottlibrary.info; stop by the Youth Services desk at the library; or phone 928.777.1537. You can also get more information by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Groups now forming include:
- Caldecott Books and Art for Kids. Blending art with award-winning children’s books, this program introduces children to the world of critically acclaimed illustrations. This program, for kids in kindergarten through second grade, is facilitated by Prescott Art Docents. Sign up separately for each session. The first meeting is Saturday, Sept. 21 at 11 a.m.
- Popcorn and Pages. This popular club for children in grades 3 and 4 will be offered in two sessions: Wednesdays at 2 p.m. or Thursdays at 4 p.m. Please register for only one session. Great books, fun discussions and yummy snacks. Sign up once for the entire series of sessions meeting September through May.
- 5/6 Book Club, featuring outstanding novels and graphic novels for children in grades 5 and 6. Snacks will be provided. Sign up once for the entire series of sessions that meet from September through May.
- Teen Books and Bites, a delicious blend of tasty treats and great books for teens in grades 7-12. Sign up separately for each individual session, the first being Aug. 6.