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Upper Elementary Book Group
Oct
17
4:00 PM16:00

Upper Elementary Book Group

This is a book group geared toward those in 3rd-5th grades. We meet on the third Thursday of each month in the youth department! We’ll talk about The Real Boy by Anne Ursu on October 17 at 4pm (…and maybe talk about some other books that you like too!).

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Anne of Green Gables Party! (@Grover Museum)
Oct
19
10:30 AM10:30

Anne of Green Gables Party! (@Grover Museum)

A morning to celebrate all things Anne will be held in the Old Streets of Shelby! Children (and adults!) are cordially invited to participate in an Anne of Green Gables party with fellow kindred spirits in conjunction with Shelby County Reads. Join us for an hour of activities and sweet treats. Root beer floats will be served at noon. RSVP Required.

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Middle School Book Group
Oct
14
4:00 PM16:00

Middle School Book Group

This is a book group geared toward those in 6th-8th grades. We’ll talk about Doll Bones by Holly Black on Oct. 14, 2019 at 4pm (…and maybe talk about some other books that you like too!).

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Upper Elementary Book Group
Sep
19
4:00 PM16:00

Upper Elementary Book Group

This is a book group geared toward those in 3rd-5th grades. We meet on the third Thursday of each month in the youth department! We’ll talk about Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff on September 19, 2019 at 4pm (…and maybe talk about some other books that you like too!). *This is a featured Shelby County Reads selection!

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Author Meet & Greet: Robin Benway
Sep
17
6:00 PM18:00

Author Meet & Greet: Robin Benway

  • Shelby County Public Library - Carnegie East Wing (map)
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Shelby County Reads is honored to host Robin Benway on Tues., September 17. Robin is the author of Far from the Tree, the 2019 Shelby County Reads’ high school book selection. She will be giving two presentations to high school students (closed to the general public). Take advantage of the opportunity to meet her and get your books signed at a Meet & Greet at Queen’s Cafe and Dining at 6pm. $10 will cover your dinner cost. Space is limited. Please RSVP here.

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Middle School Book Group
Sep
9
4:00 PM16:00

Middle School Book Group

This is a book group geared toward those in 6th-8th grades. We’ll talk about Ban this Book by Alan Gratz on September 9, 2019 at 4pm (…and maybe talk about some other books that you like too!).

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"Chase" from Paw Patrol at First Friday - Shelby County Reads Kick-Off
Sep
6
6:00 PM18:00

"Chase" from Paw Patrol at First Friday - Shelby County Reads Kick-Off

FIRST FRIDAY FUN! Stop by First Friday to help us kick off Shelby County Reads! Take part in themed activities based on The Boxcar Children Series, say hi to Chase from Paw Patrol, and learn about pet adoption with the Shelbvyille/ Shelby County Animal Shelter.

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Shelby County Reads Writing and Art Contest
Aug
21
to Oct 1

Shelby County Reads Writing and Art Contest

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The Shelby County Reads Writing and Art Contest is back! The theme for Shelby County Reads 2019 is ‘Adoption and Family.’ All ages will respond to the same question: “What makes a family?”  The responses can be an essay, a story or a work of art. Prizes will be awarded to five age groups. View entry form.

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Upper Elementary Book Group
Aug
15
4:00 PM16:00

Upper Elementary Book Group

This is a book group geared toward those in 3rd-5th grades. We meet on the third Thursday of each month in the youth department! We’ll talk about The War that Saved my Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley on August 15, 2019 at 4pm (…and maybe talk about some other books that you like too!).

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Middle School Book Group
Aug
12
4:00 PM16:00

Middle School Book Group

This is a book group geared toward those in 6th-8th grades. We’ll talk about Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass on August 12, 2019 at 4pm (…and maybe talk about some other books that you like too!).

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Upper Elementary Book Group
Jul
18
4:00 PM16:00

Upper Elementary Book Group

This is a book group geared toward those in 3rd-5th grades. We meet on the third Thursday of each month in the youth department! We’ll talk about Restart by Gordon Korman on July 18, 2019 at 4pm (…and maybe talk about some other books that you like too!).

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