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Book Clubs

Thanks for your interest in Red Balloon Bookshop's Book Clubs! We love talking about books and hope you will join us.

 

KIDS' BOOK CLUB
Meetings held every 3rd Thursday, 6:30-8:00 pm

Attention 3rd - 5th graders! Grab a grown-up companion and come to our new Kids Book Club. Meet other kids and share your love of books and reading.  This book club meets on 3rd Thursdays at 6:30. Interested? Call us at 651-224-8320 to sign up!

Next Meeting: Thursday, August 17, 6:30 pm, discussing The Secret of Dreadwillow Carse by Brian Farrey 

 

Girls Read GIRLS READ BOOK CLUB
Meetings held every 2nd Monday, 6:30-8:00 pm

Calling all girls in 6th - 8th grade! Grab your mom (or some other book-loving adult) and come to Red Balloon’s Girls Read Book Club. Meet other girls and share the fun of reading. Girls Read meets on 2nd Mondays at Red Balloon. Call the store at 651-224-8320 for more information and to sign up.

Next Meeting: In August, Girls Read will meet on the first Monday, August 7,  6:30 pm, to discuss The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

 

TEENS 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 8th-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, and more. Come to hang with friends, eat snacks, and discover your next favorite book!  Teens Read Book Club is currently full, but please call or email to join the waiting list!  651-224-8320 or email Amy at rbbteens@gmail.com.

Next Meeting: Monday, August 21, 6:30 pm

 

THE (NOT-SO) YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB
Meetings held every 1st Monday, 6:30-8:00 pm

Do you find yourself reading books for teenagers even though those years have passed? Do you have a hard time remembering the last adult book you read? You are not alone! Join Red Balloon’s (Not-So) Young Adult Book Club, a group for adults who love Young Adult literature. We’ll meet every 1st Monday and discuss one fantastic, fun YA book a month. All books will be chosen by group members. Book discounts and opportunities such as volunteering at events and reading Advanced Reader Copies (ARCs) are available. Embrace your love of YA and join us for laughs, eats, and solidarity! Please email Julie, bookfairs@redballoonbookshop.com, with questions and to sign up.

Next Meeting: Monday, August 7, 6:30 pm, discussing The Unbecoming by Jenny Downham