High School Book Club 

Overview

The High School Book Club provides outstanding extracurricular reading opportunities for 7th-12th graders. The American Library Association has recognized the book club as an exemplary after-school program for young adults in the United States. Students in the MDBC program read selected books and gather for book discussions and activities after school with a librarian or teacher facilitator.

Goals

  • Provide avenues for students to experience pleasure in reading, self-expression and personal growth

Program benefits 

  • Expose students to excellent books and authors
  • reading skills

Resources

The Chicago Book Club began in the spring of 1998. For more information on the book club and additional reading and writing resources please visit the websites below:

 

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Contact information

High School Book Club
125 South Clark Street
12th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60603
Phone: (773) 553-3540
Fax: (773) 553-2148