in 6th-8th Grade get to meet each month to discuss a Caudill Award nominated or
winning book from the past year. Books are available for pick-up ahead of time
at the Front Desk. The selection for January is All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Conner. This event will also take place on
February 20th (Listen, Slowly by
Thanhha Lai), March 20th (A Night Divided
by Jennifer A. Neilsen), and April 17th(Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt).
Abe Lincoln Book Club
Tuesday, January 30th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
and discuss Abe Lincoln nominated and award winning books for young adults in
9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. January’s Selection
is Denton Little’s Deathdate. This
event will also take place on February 27th (An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir), March 27 (Nimona by Noelle Stevenson), and April
24th (These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly).
6:30 P.M. – 7:30
in 6th – 8th Grade
is a computer based educational tool that helps teach the value of a dollar.
Sponsored by Riverside Community Credit Union, the program includes a pre-test,
Life Scenarios, that take the participant through a group of life financial
situations such as budgets, insurance, debt, rent, and wise spending habits , a
game and a post-test. This is a two-part program and the second session will be held on February 15th.