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  • A parent/caregiver and son (ages 9-12) discuss an assigned chapter book they have read together.
  • Fun activities and light refreshments are included.
  • Families must have a current Provo City Library card or registered Orem Library card to participate.
  • Held the fourth Thursday of the month from 7:00 - 8:00 pm in the Story Room, #117.
  • Preregister online at the beginning of each month.  Please register both the child and the parent or caregiver.


The CrossoverSeptember 26

7:00 - 8:00 pm | Story Room

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

 Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

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NightbooksOctober 24

7:00 - 8:00 pm | Story Room

Nightbooks by J.A. White

Alex’s original hair-raising tales are the only thing keeping the witch Natacha happy, but soon he’ll run out of pages to read from and be trapped forever. He’s loved scary stories his whole life, and he knows most don’t have a happily ever after. Now that Alex is trapped in a true terrifying tale, he’s desperate for a different ending—and a way out of this twisted place.

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My Side of the MountainNovember 21

7:00 - 8:00 pm | Story Room

My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

Terribly unhappy in his family's crowded New York City apartment, Sam Gribley runs away to the solitude--and danger--of the mountains.  Follow his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his ultimate realization that he needs human companionship.

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