Kids' Book Club

Our Kids' Book Club is open to children in elementary and middle school. For more information about our kids' book club, please email email

  • Sunday, September 16 at 2pm: A House with a Clock in Its Walls Kids' Event! 
    In lieu of the Kids' Book Club this month, we invite students to join us for a celebration of the book and the upcoming movie release! Our Youth & Schools Coordinator Ashley Bryan will lead a book discussion and activities as we count down to the movie release on Friday, September 21.

  • Sunday, October 21 at 2pm: The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser


The House with a Clock in Its Walls (Lewis Barnavelt) Cover Image
By John Bellairs, Edward Gorey (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780142402573
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Published: Puffin Books - August 3rd, 2004

A haunting gothic tale by master mysery writer John Bellairs--soon to be a major motion picture starring Cate Blanchett and Jack Black!

"The House With a Clock in Its Walls will cast its spell for a long time."--The New York Times Book Review

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street Cover Image
ISBN: 9780544876392
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2017

One of The New York Times'  Notable Children's Books of 2017: “In this delightful and heartwarming throwback to the big-family novels of yesteryear, a large biracial family might lose their beloved brownstone home, but win it back with an all-out charm offensive.”

The Vanderbeekers have always lived in the brownstone on 141st Street.