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Press Release Fun: New Children’s Book Group in NYC Alert

Keeping a bookgroup alive for kids can be difficult, but its not impossible! I like to keep my finger on the pulse of what’s out there, and now I’ve just heard of the latest bookgroup for the literary kiddos.  Take note, parents of NYC!  One of these days I’ll do a round-up of all the bookgroups open to the public that I know of.  For now . . .

When we read together, we connect. Together, we see the world. Together, we see one another.” –Kate DiCamillo

Face-to-Face: A Middle Readers Book Group

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe is proud to offer our newest book group, and our first one for young readers! Face-to-Face: A Middle Readers Book Group is a monthly reading group for kids ages 8-12.  Explore the world of books outside of school, meet fellow readers, and discover new titles and authors. All members of the group will help pick the books we read and determine the direction of the club. Come early or stay late to grab a treat in the cafe and browse the shelves. (Special 10% discount on Children’s and Young Adult books for reading club members!)

Join us:
Sunday March 9 at 11:30 am
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg,

Sunday, April 6th at 11:30 am
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
In our first meeting, we’ll discuss Konigsburg’s classic, talk about our favorite books and the kinds of titles we want to read together, and pick our third book!

Purchase a copy of From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg from Housing Works Bookstore Cafe before the first meeting, or borrow a copy from the NYPL Mulberry branch down the street.

For more information go here.

About Elizabeth Bird

Elizabeth Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.