Tween Book ClubOur new Tween Book Club will feature a variety of titles to appeal to many different readers around the ages of 9-12. Each month participants will receive a kit that includes a copy of the book and fun materials and projects related to the book.

Participants will need to register each month to receive a kit. To register, complete the form included in the monthly post about the book.

Pick up materials via curbside pickup or at the front desk in the Library. Tell us your name and that you are there for a tween book club kit and we will bring it to you.

Participants are encouraged to share their creations with us! Send a photo of your work to katies@lansinglibrary.org to be included in our online gallery!

Schedule

Book Registration Opens Materials Available
Word Nerd (Susin Nielsen) August 16 August 23
Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky (Kwame Mbalia) September 13 September 20
Greystone Secrets: The Strangers (Margaret Peterson Haddix) October 11 October 18
Julius Zebra: Rumble with the Romans! (Gary Northfield) November 8 November 15
The Super Life of Ben Braver (Marcus Emerson) December 6 December 13

Past Book Selections

  • The Strangers

Greystone Secrets: The Strangers

Tween Book Club - Take and Make October 2021 This month we are reading Greystone Secrets #1: The Strangers by Margaret Peterson Haddix. From the publisher: What makes you you? The Greystone kids thought [...]

  • Tween Book Club - Tristan Strong

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky

Tween Book Club - Take and Make September 2021 This month we are reading Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia. From the publisher: Seventh grader Tristan Strong feels anything [...]

  • Word Nerd

Word Nerd

Tween Book Club - Take and Make August 2021 This month we are reading Word Nerd by Susin Nielsen. From the publisher: Twelve-year-old Ambrose is a glass-half-full kind of guy. A self-described “friendless nerd,” [...]

  • Float

Float

Tween Book Club - Take and Make July 2021 Dive into summer with this fast-paced, action-packed read featuring a group of kids with uncontrollable abilities at summer camp. From the publisher: Emerson can float…he [...]

  • Arlo Finch Tween Book Club

Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire

Tween Book Club - Take and Make June 2021 This month we follow Arlo Finch on his adventures in the Valley of Fire. From the publisher: Arlo Finch thought becoming a Ranger meant learning [...]

  • Short and Skinny Tween Book Club image

Short & Skinny By Mark Tatulli

Read Short & Skinny by Mark Tatulli with the Library's Tween Book Club! Sign up to receive a copy of the book and materials for a fun project!

  • Tween Book Club and cover of Framed! by James Ponti

Framed! By James Ponti

Framed! By James Ponti is our first tween book club selection. Sign up to receive a copy of the book along with materials for a fun project!

Project Submissions

Enjoy these creations submitted by book club participants!