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YA Book March Madness

Thursday, April 02, 2020
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Its March Madness time with brackets full of Young Adult books! 32 YA titles from 2019 have been selected and placed in the YA Book March Madness Brackets. First round voting begins March 1. Each week the field will be narrowed down with the final showdown on March 31. A YA March Madness Champion will be crowned on April 3. Visit the library’s website each week to vote. 

Prelims: March 1 – March 9
Sweet 16: March 10 – March 16
Elite 8: March 17 – March 23
Final 4: March 24 – March 30
Championship: March 31 – April 2
YA Book March Madness Champion Announced:  April 3
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Registration is open

Afternoon Book Tasting at the 95th Street Diner (95th)

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A
Explore different reading genres, sample specially selected books, add new titles to reading lists, and share thoughts with fellow readers. All sampled books will be available to check out in print or e-book form. *Register
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Pizza and Books: Teen Book Club (NIC)

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Nichols Library
Community Room

Teens will discuss books they are currently reading and share recommendations. Pizza will be provided.

Monday, Dec. 9
Monday, Jan. 27
Monday, Feb. 24

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Book & Cookie Club (95th)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room
A child-and-parent book discussion group. Each book will be chosen at the preceding meeting. Multiple copies will be available for checkout. 3rd through 6th grade. Limit 15 child/parent pairs.
 
Monday, Dec. 30 - "The Cricket in Times Square" by George Selden
Monday, Jan. 27
Monday, Feb. 24 - "A Tangle of Knots" by Lisa Graff

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Registration is open

Collage Travel Journals (95th)

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A
Create a fun travel journal to take along on traveling adventures using the library's book binder and laminator. *Register 

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Monthly Teen Book Giveaway (95th)

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
95th Street Library
Teen Space
Take home (and keep) one shiny new book or Advanced Reader’s Copy to write a review (the good, the bad, and the ugly) and bring the review back to the library within the next month. Reviews will be posted on the teen section of the library’s website. 

Tuesday, March 3       
Tuesday, April 7
Tuesday, May 5

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Out of This World Book Club (NIC)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Nichols Library
Program Room
Celebrate both science fiction and fantasy.

Wednesday, March 4
“The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal

Wednesday, April 1
“Sorcerer to the Crown” by Zen Cho

Wednesday, May 6
“Stories of your Life and Others” by Ted Chiang

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Read Aloud Book Club (95th)

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
95th Street Library
Lookout Room
Open to all adult readers, especially those who are learning English. Short stories will be read at a pace determined by the group.

Thursday, March 12
Thursday, April 9
Thursday, May 14
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Readers' Rendezvous Daytime Book Club (NIC)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Nichols Library
Program Room
Discuss fiction and non-fiction titles on a variety of topics.

Tuesday, March 17
“Grandma Gatewood’s Walk” by Ben Montgomery

Tuesday, April 14
“The Lost Girls of Paris” by Pam Jenoff

Tuesday, May 12
“Once Upon a River” by Bonnie Jo Campbell
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Readers' Choice Book Club (95th)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
95th Street Library
Lookout Room
Explore and discuss quality, thought-provoking fiction and non-fiction titles.

Wednesday, March 18
“The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford

Wednesday, April 15
“Beneath a Ruthless Sun” by Gilbert King

Wednesday, May 20
“Carnegie’s Maid” by Marie Benedict
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Book & Cookie Club (NBL)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
A child-and-parent book discussion group. Each book will be chosen at the preceding meeting. Multiple copies will be available for checkout. Limit 15 child/parent pairs. Grades 3 – 6

Wednesday, March 18 - 
Wednesday, April 15 -
Wednesday, May 20 - 
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Book & Cookie Club (NIC)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Nichols Library
Storyroom
A child-and-parent book discussion group. Each book will be chosen at the preceding meeting. Multiple copies will be available for checkout. Limit 15 child/parent pairs. Grades 3 – 6

Thursday, March 19 -
Thursday, April 16 -
Thursday, May 21 -
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Pizza and Books: Teen Book Club (NIC)

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Nichols Library
Community Room
Teens will discuss books they are currently reading and share recommendations. Pizza will be provided.
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Book & Cookie Club (95th)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room
A child-and-parent book discussion group. Each book will be chosen at the preceding meeting. Multiple copies will be available for checkout. Limit 15 child/parent pairs. Grades 3 – 6

Monday, March 23 - 
Monday, April 27 - 
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Out of This World Book Club (NIC)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Nichols Library
Program Room
Celebrate both science fiction and fantasy.

Wednesday, March 4
“The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal

Wednesday, April 1
“Sorcerer to the Crown” by Zen Cho

Wednesday, May 6
“Stories of your Life and Others” by Ted Chiang

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Monthly Teen Book Giveaway (95th)

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
95th Street Library
Teen Space
Take home (and keep) one shiny new book or Advanced Reader’s Copy to write a review (the good, the bad, and the ugly) and bring the review back to the library within the next month. Reviews will be posted on the teen section of the library’s website. 

Tuesday, March 3       
Tuesday, April 7
Tuesday, May 5

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Read Aloud Book Club (95th)

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
95th Street Library
Lookout Room
Open to all adult readers, especially those who are learning English. Short stories will be read at a pace determined by the group.

Thursday, March 12
Thursday, April 9
Thursday, May 14
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Readers' Rendezvous Daytime Book Club (NIC)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Nichols Library
Program Room
Discuss fiction and non-fiction titles on a variety of topics.

Tuesday, March 17
“Grandma Gatewood’s Walk” by Ben Montgomery

Tuesday, April 14
“The Lost Girls of Paris” by Pam Jenoff

Tuesday, May 12
“Once Upon a River” by Bonnie Jo Campbell
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Readers' Choice Book Club (95th)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
95th Street Library
Lookout Room
Explore and discuss quality, thought-provoking fiction and non-fiction titles.

Wednesday, March 18
“The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford

Wednesday, April 15
“Beneath a Ruthless Sun” by Gilbert King

Wednesday, May 20
“Carnegie’s Maid” by Marie Benedict
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Book & Cookie Club (NBL)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
A child-and-parent book discussion group. Each book will be chosen at the preceding meeting. Multiple copies will be available for checkout. Limit 15 child/parent pairs. Grades 3 – 6

Wednesday, March 18 - 
Wednesday, April 15 -
Wednesday, May 20 - 

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Book & Cookie Club (NIC)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Nichols Library
Storyroom
A child-and-parent book discussion group. Each book will be chosen at the preceding meeting. Multiple copies will be available for checkout. Limit 15 child/parent pairs. Grades 3 – 6

Thursday, March 19 -
Thursday, April 16 -
Thursday, May 21 -
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Pizza and Books: Teen Book Club (NIC)

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Nichols Library
Community Room
Teens will discuss books they are currently reading and share recommendations. Pizza will be provided.
View More

Book & Cookie Club (95th)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room
A child-and-parent book discussion group. Each book will be chosen at the preceding meeting. Multiple copies will be available for checkout. Limit 15 child/parent pairs. Grades 3 – 6

Monday, March 23 -   
Monday, April 27 -
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Upcycled Frame Art (NBL)

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
Use book and magazine pages to create beautiful Mod Podge wooden picture frames. *Register 

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Monthly Teen Book Giveaway (95th)

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
95th Street Library
Teen Space
Take home (and keep) one shiny new book or Advanced Reader’s Copy to write a review (the good, the bad, and the ugly) and bring the review back to the library within the next month. Reviews will be posted on the teen section of the library’s website. 

Tuesday, March 3       
Tuesday, April 7
Tuesday, May 5

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