December Activities

Here’s what we’re up to this month:



December at #MGCarousel: Wintertime

Find out how you can participate in our regularly scheduled #MGCarousel challenge.


Winter Reading Bingo

You’ll polish off your fall reading in no time with our specially-designed bingo board.

Feel free to join us! The more the merrier.


Snacks for Bookworms

Finding the best reading snack can be tricky. Too sticky, and you might accidentally glue the book. Dusty foods would leave fingerprints. Juggling utensils and turning pages is a dangerous business. But, as connoisseurs and well-practiced Snack-While-You-Readers, we have come up with some go-to favorites.

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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, #1
Chris Grabenstein

“Should anything go wrong, we have paramedics, firefighters, and a team of Navy SEALS—each with the heart of a samurai—standing by.”

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library


For the Grand Opening of an eccentric billionaire’s elaborate new downtown library, twelve lucky children will Continue reading “Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library”

The Mark of the Dragonfly

The Mark of the Dragonfly
World of Solace, #1
Jaleigh Johnson

Piper knew she should be proud of her talent, and she was, but it made her nervous the way people whispered about her.

Mark of the Dragonfly

Piper is an orphan from a shanty town, barely surviving on what she can earn from Continue reading “The Mark of the Dragonfly”

The Iron Trial

The Iron Trial
Magesterium, #1
Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

“Magic runs in families,” Call’s father said. “Not everyone in a family will necessarily have it, but it looks like you might. Unfortunately. I am so sorry, Call.”
—Alastair Hunt, THE IRON TRIAL


A magic school adventure with masters and apprentices, trials and elementals, chaos-ridden creatures and Continue reading “The Iron Trial”