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Centerville held a 2-day Kids Library Camp on June 23rd and 25th. The registration was full in three days but the inquiries never stopped, even when the camp was already in session. Thirty-six kids in grades 4 to 7 attended and all left with happy comments like “It was awesome!”, This was a really fun camp. I want to do it next year!!!”, “This was so rad!” Wow!

Take a look of this video to see what kids were learning and the fun we all had. I tried to cover all the sessions in the order they were presented but had to leave out the exciting Contest. The pictures of the contest were deleted by mistake. 😥

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My favorite thing to do is to talk about books. I do lots of other things at the library, but talking about books is something I do all the time. Everywhere. So you can imagine my disappointment when a majority of the kids from the Irvington book club had the flu last week . The good news: We were able to reschedule our book club meeting. So on April 9th at 3:30 we will be discussing Bindi Babes by Narinder Dhami.

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If you haven’t read Bindi Babes , it is a funny and touching story of three Indian sisters that live in England with their father. From the outside , their lives look perfect. They are good students; they are liked by their classmates ; and they have all the stuff a girl could ever want. But, about a year ago, their mother died. Since their mother’s death, their father has spent most of his waking hours working and the girls have been on their own. Their father feels that his girls need a woman in their lives. The fun begins when Auntie arrives. Suddenly the girls have to go to bed at a reasonable hour and they no longer get everything they desire. The girls decide Auntie must go! They decide to try and marry her off. But Auntie is always one step ahead of the girls…

winndixie1.jpgNeed more opportunities to talk books? Join the Centerville kids book club at 4:00 this Thursday and discuss about Because of Winn Dixie by Kate Dicamillo .

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bookclub readers There are more book clubs in the Fremont libraries for kids ( 4th grade and up) at both the Centerville and Irvington branches. So far we have had fun discussing books such as , The Westing Game, The Witches, Hoot, and The City of Ember.

The Centerville Book Club meets third Thursday of the month from 4 to 5. On February 21st, we are discussing:

Holes by Louis Sacher

As further evidence of his family’s bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself

Do you believe in Luck? Is luck controlling Stanley’s life?

Please join us at Centerville. Call 795-2629 or email Beth.

Look for more information about our next meeting of the Irvington Book Club on March 12, when we will be discussing Bindi Babes by Narinder Dahami, here.

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