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 firstname.lastname@example.org.