Sci-Fi Book Club

Watch the Skies July

Join Watch the Skies sci-fi book club for a discussion of Miss Peregrine's School for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs on Wednesday, July 21 at 7:00 pm at the library.

A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason. And somehow—impossible though it seems—they may still be alive. A spine-tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children will delight adults, teens, and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows.

All are welcome to join these enthusiastic readers of science fiction in their monthly discussions! The club will again meet in-person starting in July in the Upper Level Tutoring Rooms.

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