Boba Book Clubs
McIntosh Memorial Library and Viroqua Middle/High School Library have joined together to connect middle school aged students to adult community leaders through books!
This collaborative project is named “Boba Book Clubs”.
Students in grades 5-8 from all Viroqua area schools are welcome to participate. (See below for sign up information).
The program began in September 2022 and will conclude in April 2023.
Students and adult volunteers can choose which month(s) they want to participate based upon their availability. Those interested can sign up to participate at any time between September 2022 – April 2023.
Students are grouped together to form book clubs based upon their book choice of the month. They discuss the book with each other, librarians, and an adult volunteer. All adult volunteers are approved by the McIntosh Memorial Library Director.
There are new book choices offered each month. All of the book choices are WEMTA Battle of the Books selections. Which means participating students also qualify for Battle of the Books state-wide competition beginning in February 2023!
Viroqua Middle/High School hosts a mid-month breakfast in the Middle/High School Library to encourage reading and discussions. Creative writing activities are provided. (See schedule of events link below).
McIntosh Memorial Library hosts an end of the month party in the Library’s Lobby to celebrate the reading accomplishments. Food, boba tea drinks, and activities are provided. (See schedule of events link below).
Sign Up Information
Those interested in being an Adult Volunteer, or, are students enrolled in a private or home school, can contact Laci Sheldon at McIntosh Memorial Library at [email protected] or call (608) 637-7151 extension 5.
Parents/guardians of private and home schooled children may contact, Laci Sheldon, Youth Services Director at McIntosh Memorial Library.
Students enrolled at Viroqua Public Schools may contact Gidget Moore, Middle/High School Librarian at [email protected] or call (608) 637-1638.
Books are supplied to students and adult volunteers at no cost.
More information about receiving books is explained after registration.
March books include: Attack of the Black Rectangles by Amy Sarig King; The Last Mapmaker by Christina Soontornvat; The Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus; and Folklore by Bao Xiong.
April books include: Swim Team by Johnnie Christmas and Leon the Extraordinary by Jamar Nicholas.
Press here to see and print Boba Book Clubs’ schedule of events 2022 – 2023
Previous books lists are found below for September 2022 – February 2023:
Press here to preview and print 5th grade Boba Book Club selections 2022 – 2023
Press here to preview and print 6, 7, 8th Grades’ Boba Book Club Selections 2022 – 2023