Escape Room and Mystery Book Club

For fans of Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys, Cam Jansen, and A-Z Mysteries, join us for Mystery Book Club and Escape Room. We will meet every first Friday of the month for a book club and escape room to work on problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and book discussion as we work our way through children's mystery classics! 

For ages 8-11. 

Email Sierra Fransen, to join.


Past Selections

Nancy Drew diaries, the curse of the arctic star by Carolyn Keene book cover of Nancy looking over the edge of a curse ship.

This is a special dinner party book club event! 

Nancy and her friends Bess and George tour the dangerous waters off the coast of Alaska on a posh new ship's maiden voyage, a journey that is overshadowed by a series of deaths and near-misses that reveal the work of a saboteur.

Book cover of a to z mysteries, the absent author.

A is for author ... Dink writes to his favorite author, mystery writer Wallis Wallace, and invites him to visit Green Lawn. To Dink's amazement, Wallace says he'll come! But when the big day arrives, Wallace is nowhere to be found. The police think he just missed his plane, but Dink suspects foul play. It's up to Dink and his two best friends, Josh and Ruth Rose, to find the famous writer--before it's too late!

Book cover of the Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart. Cover shows a drawing of a Victorian house with kids playing all around.

After passing a series of mind-bending tests, four children are selected for a secret mission that requires them to go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules.

Book cover of Enola Holmes the graphic novel series volume 2. Enola holds two fans in a defensive position.

This month we will read Enola Holmes: The Graphic Novel Volume 2. For those who do not want to read the graphic novel version, the novel version is also available.

London, 1889. A woman is being held prisoner while she awaits a forced marriage. Another has been kidnapped, and yet another disappears... As Enola seeks to rescue the three women, her brother embarks on a quest of his own. When Sherlock receives a mysterious package, he knows he'll need Enola's help to decipher its meaning. In the end, the three Holmes siblings will have to work together to answer the question that started it all: What happened to their mother?

graphic of young girl with red hair holding a flower and a note book, her shadow is wearing a detective uniform. text reads Enola Holmes, the graphic novel volume one.

This special November Escape Room and Book Club will take place throughout the Library. Please see your email for more information or contact Sierra Fransen at

Fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes wakes on her birthday to discover that her mother has disappeared from the family's country manor, leaving only a collection of flowers and a coded message book. With Sherlock and Mycroft determined to ship her off to a boarding school, Enola escapes, displaying a cleverness that even impresses the elder Holmes. But nothing prepares her for what lies ahead.

Book cover of the young Hardy boys in a boat in the sea next to a cliff with a house on top. Text reads the house on the cliff by Franklin W. Dixon

Frank and Joe Hardy are investigating a mysterious old house high on the cliffs above Barmet Bay when they are frightened off by a mysterious scream. The boys return to the apparently haunted house and make a connection between the place and a smuggling case their father is working on. When their father goes missing, they start-out investigating the secret caves beneath the house and soon confront the gang of smugglers.