Girls and guys book clubs start up in January at Bay Library

Looking to fulfill that New Year’s Resolution to spend more quality time with your family? The Bay Village Library has just the opportunity for you – two new book discussion clubs for kids and adults that are fun, interactive and include a snack!

It’s a Girl’s World is a book club for girls in 3rd and 4th grades along with an adult female friend – mom, grandma, aunt, neighbor. In January we’ll talk about the latest in Sara Pennypacker’s Clementine series, "Clementine and the Family Meeting." 

Eight-and-a-half-year-old Clementine is having a nervous breakdown about what the family meeting could be about – she’s probably in trouble. But this is something totally different. On top of that, Clementine is having problems with her best friend and the science class’s pet rat is missing. Will Clementine be able to deal with all this change? Read the book to find out, and then join the discussion on Thursday, Jan. 10, from 7-8 p.m. We’ll talk about the book, do a fun craft and eat a treat. Plus, there will be the chance to win a cut-out Clementine signed by the author!

It’s a Guy Thing is an all-new book club for boys in 3rd and 4th grades with an adult male buddy – dad, grandpa, uncle, neighbor. Led by our very own branch manager and guy librarian, Mr. McKinstry, January’s book will be "The Champ! The Story of Muhammad Ali" by Tonya Bolden.

From his unlikely beginnings as a “string-beany boy” learning to box at a local gym to heavyweight champion of the world, Muhammad Ali’s story is incredible. This book brings Ali’s story to life through an amazing combination of words and pictures. Come talk about this book, do a cool activity and have a snack in a laid-back atmosphere on Wednesday, Jan. 16 from 7-8 p.m.!

Registration for either event is available online at or by calling the Bay Village Branch Library at 440-871-6392. Books will be available for pick-up at the circulation desk beginning Wednesday, Dec. 12. We hope to see you there!

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