2008-04-03 / News

Youth book group to discuss whaling adventure

The Jamestown Philomenian Library's Child & Parent book discussion group for children in grades 4 to 6 and their parents will meet on Tuesday, May 6, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The book for the meeting is "The Voyage of Patience Goodspeed," by Heather Vogel Frederick.

The book is set on a whaling ship in the fall of 1835. Twelve-year-old Patience Goodspeed is the daughter of the captain and gets involved in all kinds of adventures after they depart from Nantucket.

Pre-registration is required to plan for refreshments. To reserve the book and sign up for this new book discussion group, call the library at 423-7280 or visit the library's Web site www.jamestownri.com/library or email the children's and young adult librarian at rowenadunlap@gmail.com.

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