Book Clubs for Kids

There is a reading club for everyone at the library!  Make this the year to be part of one!  

Caldecott Award Book Club for K-2nd grade, Fall 2017


Club participants will review Caldecott Medal and Honor winning picture books from 1938-present and participate in a related activity at each meeting.   Fall 2017 dates will be announced September 2017.  Registration not currently open. This club is for K - 2nd graders, and is limited to 15 children.  For more information on the award, visit the American Library Association's website

Reader of the Pack, 2017


Twice a month, Koda and Nala, friendly therapy dogs, will be visiting the library. You can sign up for 15 minutes to read and cuddle with them! Please contact Louise for dates and times at the library. louise@orono.org or 866-5060.  Registration online is not available.

MSBA Club, 2016-2017


MSBA Club is offered to 4th - 8th graders.  Read and discuss books from the Maine Student Book Award list, play trivia games and enjoy being together!  The library will be treating you to pizza, but be sure to let us know before each meeting that you are participating so we order enough!  2017 dates:   1/10, 2/14, 3/14, 4/11 and 5/9; 3:30-4:30.  Please sign up on Orono Parks & Recreation's page or call us at the library.  Participation is open for new sign ups. 

Chickadee Club for K-2nd grade, Winter 2017


Chickadee participants will review 10 nominated picture books for the Maine Chickadee Award and participate in a related activity at each meeting.   Our winter/spring session meets for six Thursdays, March 2 - April 6; 3:15-4:30.  Limited to 15 children.  Please sign up on Orono Parks & Recreation's pageFor more information on the award, visit the Maine Chickadee Award site. 


3rd Grade Reading Club, Winter 2017


Welcome to the world of reading chapter books!  Let's discover and discuss those books just perfect for the beginning reader.  We will meet for six Mondays, excluding February vacation week:  January 30 - March 13; 3:30-4:30.  Please sign up on Orono Parks & Recreation's page.  Limited to 8 children.