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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 Book of ThreeJanuary 24

7:00 - 8:00 pm | Story Room

The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander

Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper to a famous oracular sow, sets out on a hazardous mission to save Prydain from the forces of evil.

Registration Closed

HolesFebruary 28

7:00 - 8:00 pm | Story Room

Holes by Louis Sachar

Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys’ detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character by spending all day, every day digging holes exactly five feet wide and five feet deep. There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. But there are an awful lot of holes.

Registration Closed

Mark of the ThiefMarch 28

7:00 - 8:00 pm | Story Room

Mark of the Thief by Jennifer A. Nielsen

When Nic, a slave in the mines outside of Rome, is forced to enter a sealed cavern containing the lost treasures of Julius Caesar, he finds much more than gold and gemstones: He discovers an ancient bulla, an amulet that belonged to the great Caesar and is filled with a magic once reserved for the Gods -- magic some Romans would kill for.

Registration opens March 1

Last Day on MarsApril 25

7:00 - 8:00 pm | Story Room

Last Day on Mars by Kevin Emerson

While waiting to leave Mars before it burns up just like the Earth before it, Liam and his friend Phoebe discover some facts about time and space and realize that the human race is just one of the races trying to survive in space.

Registration opens April 1


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