Teens @ HMCPL

Young Adult Book Club: The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life

Mary, Patrick, Winter, and Dez are determined to win the unofficial Senior Week Scavenger Hunt, but throughout the afternoon and evening Mary encounters the demons she and her friends have faced as high school "also-rans," and ponders what her college and future will bring. Meeting for Grissom High School students at GHS Library on May 6th at 3:15.

Young Adult Book Club: Death Cloud

In 1868, with his army officer father suddenly posted to India, and his mother mysteriously "unwell," fourteen-year-old Sherlock Holmes is sent to stay with his eccentric uncle and aunt in their vast house in Hampshire, where he uncovers his first murder and a diabolical villain.  Second meeting for Grissom High School students at GHS Library on April 15th at 3:15.

Young Adult Book Club: Pathfinder

Thirteen-year-old Rigg has a secret ability to see the paths of others' pasts, but revelations after his father's death set him on a dangerous quest that brings new threats from those who would either control his destiny or kill him.  Second meeting for Grissom High School students at GHS Library on March 18th at 3:15.

Young Adult Book Club: Audrey, Wait!

While trying to score a date with her cute co-worker at the Scooper Dooper, sixteen-year-old Audrey gains unwanted fame and celebrity status when her ex-boyfriend, a rock musician, records a breakup song about her that soars to the top of the Billboard charts. Second meeting for Grissom High School students at GHS Library on February 18th at 3:15.

Young Adult Book Club: Legend

In a dark future, when North America has split into two warring nations, fifteen-year-old Day--a famous criminal, and prodigy June--the brilliant soldier hired to capture him, discover that they have a common enemy.

Lots of fun for November

There's always something fun happening at the Monrovia Public Library.

Preschool storytime is every Monday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Special events for November include a visit from the Harvest Fire Department with their smoke house on Thursday, November 8, and the HMCPL Fall Puppet Show on Monday, November 19.

Our new Lunch and Love Romance Book Club will meet on Monday, November 12, at 11 a.m. for a discussion of "The Lord of Scoundrels" by Loretta Chase. Bring your brown bag lunch to the Monrovia Community Center meeting room and enjoy great food and discussion.

We are hosting our Teen Tailgate Party on Monday, November 12, at 6:30 p.m. Teens, bring your favorite snack and dress to support your favorite team. Prizes will be given for the best tailgate recipe. Please call us at 489-3392 to sign up for this event.

Our Home-School Story Time will focus on history and holidays on Tuesday, November 13 at 1 p.m. We'll have stories, games and crafts exploring how holidays and history relate. Please call us at 489-3392 to sign up.

Our second Spanish/English Conversation Circle will meet on Thursday, November 15, at 6:30 p.m. Join us to practice your second language as we discuss holiday traditions. Light snacks will be provided. Please call us at 489-3392 to sign up.

Our Tuesday Night Book Club rounds out our events for November with a meeting on November 20 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss Laura Hillenbrand's "Unbroken."

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