Book Clubs

Girls Read Girls (and Moms) Read Book Club
Meetings every 4th Monday, 6:30-8:00 pm

Calling all girls in 5th - 7th grade! Grab your mom (or some other book loving adult)and come to Red Balloon’s Girls (and Moms) Read book club. Meet other girls and share the fun of reading. Girls (and Moms) Read meets on 4th Mondays (usually) at Red Balloon. Call the store, 651-224-8320, for more information and to sign up.



Guys ReadGuys Read Book Club
Meetings held (mostly) every 3rd Thursday, 7:00-8:00 pm

Attention Boys! If you’re a guy in 4th -6th grade, then you’re welcome to join the Guys Read book club at Red Balloon. Every month the group will pick an awesome book to read and talk about. Bring along a male adult. Dad. Brother. Uncle. Cousin. Neighbor. Friend. Etc. (Because believe it or not, they were once boys too!) For more info and to sign up, please call Red Balloon: 651-224-8320.


Teens ReadTeens Read Book Club
Meetings held every 3rd Monday, 6:30-8:00 pm

Do you want to read something new? Really new? Not-even-available-to-the-public new? Then join Red Balloon Bookshop’s Teens Read book club, open to teens in 7th-12th grade!  Every month, each teen participant will select one Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) of an upcoming book, write a short review, and come back the next month to talk about it. Other opportunities include planning author events and book parties, volunteering at the store, blogging, and more. Come to hang with friends, eat snacks, and discover your next favorite book! Questions? Call Red Balloon at 651-224-8320 or email Amy at


Chapter and VerseChapter & Verse Book Club (for adults)
Meetings held every 3rd Thursday, 6:30-8:00 pm

Chapter & Verse is a national book club for members of Children's Literature Network and other children’s literature enthusiasts in their communities who wish to discuss children’s and young adult fiction, nonfiction, picture books, and poetry. They meet the third Thursday of every month at Red Balloon.  For a current list of upcoming book selections, please visit Children's Literature Network.