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  • A parent or caregiver and daughter (ages 9-12) discuss an assigned book they have read together.
  • Families must have a current Provo City Library card or registered Orem Library card to participate.
  • Preregister online at the beginning of each month.  Please register both the child and the parent or caregiver.

 

Roller GirlSeptember 28

7:00 - 8:00 pm | Story Room

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

For most of her twelve years, Astrid has done everything with her best friend Nicole. But after Astrid falls in love with roller derby and signs up for derby camp, Nicole decides to go to dance camp instead. And so begins the most difficult summer of Astrid's life as she struggles to keep up with the older girls at camp, hang on to the friend she feels slipping away, and cautiously embark on a new friendship. As the end of summer nears and her first roller derby bout (and junior high!) draws closer, Astrid realizes that maybe she is strong enough to handle the bout, a lost friendship, and middle school… in short, strong enough to be a roller girl.

 

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How They CroakedOctober 26

7:00 - 8:00 pm | Story Room

How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg

Over the course of history, men and women have lived and died. In fact, getting sick and dying can be a big, ugly mess--especially before the modern medical care that we all enjoy today. From King Tut's ancient autopsy to Albert Einstein's great brain escape, How They Croaked contains all the gory details of the awful ends of nineteen awfully famous people.

 

Registration opens October 1

 

 

 

 

SweepNovember 23

7:00 - 8:00 pm | Story Room

Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier

It's been five years since the Sweep disappeared. Orphaned and alone, Nan Sparrow had no other choice but to work for a ruthless chimney sweep named Wilkie Crudd. She spends her days sweeping out chimneys. The job is dangerous and thankless, but with her wits and will, Nan has managed to beat the deadly odds time and time again. When Nan gets stuck in a chimney fire, she fears the end has come. Instead, she wakes to find herself unharmed in an abandoned attic. And she is not alone. Huddled in the corner is a mysterious creature—a golem—made from soot and ash. 

 

Registration opens November 1

 

 

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