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For ages 7-11. Special book club to talk about "Matilda" by Ronald Dahl, play games, eat snacks and do a craft (all related to the book!)

"Matilda is a little girl who is far too good to be true. At age five-and-a-half she's knocking off double-digit multiplication problems and blitz-reading Dickens. Even more remarkably, her classmates love her even though she's a super-nerd and the teacher's pet. But everything is not perfect in Matilda's world. For starters she has two of the most idiotic, self-centered parents who ever lived. Then there's the large, busty nightmare of a school principal, Mrs. ("The") Trunchbull, a former hammer-throwing champion who flings children at will and is approximately as sympathetic as a bulldozer. Fortunately for Matilda, she has the inner resources to deal with such annoyances: astonishing intelligence, saintly patience, and an innate predilection for revenge."

Register to receive a free copy of the book to keep, wait-listed participants are welcome to join with their own copy! 

At 5 pm, other ages (including siblings) are welcomed to participate in the craft, activity, and snack. Register online or by calling 410-643-8161 for the book talk.

This event is funded by the Sinsky-Kresser-Racusin Memorial Foundation, Inc.

Date:
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time:
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Branch:
Kent Island Branch
Location:
Kent Island Meeting Room
Categories:
Children's Event

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Elaine Conway