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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Elena Ferrante's books image

Elena Ferrante’s 'Neapolitan Novels' Book Club

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
Ferrante’s "Neapolitan Novels," a series about two perceptive and intelligent girls from Naples who try to create lives for themselves within a violent and numbing culture, consist of My Brilliant Friend (2010), 
Bad Monkey cover

Southeast Adult Book Club

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Please join the Southeast Book Club on the last Tuesday of each month for a fun and interesting discussion of the monthly book. The May book is Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

brown bag book chat.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading.  Love it or hate it, we want to know.  Or you can share in person. Just drop into the Popular Library during the meeting and get a free book or audiobook and a stylish but sturdy library tote to carry home your treasure. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc
storm of swords cover

'A Song of Ice and Fire' Book Club: 'A Storm of Swords' Discussion 2

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
A Song of Ice and Fire is the book series that inspired the popular HBO Show Game of Thrones. Our book club will discussing book three of the series by George R.R.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club meets the fourth Thursday of every month in the main-floor meeting room.We alternate between fiction and nonfiction each month.For more information, please contact Ana Elisa de Campos Salles at anaelisa.decampossalles@dc.gov or call 202-671-3122.
Friday Night Love Cover

Ladies' Night Book Club

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a discussion of Friday Night Love by Tia McCollors.
White Heat

'Zane Presents: White Heat' by Oasis & Mrs. Oasis

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
This month we are reading White Heat by authors Oasis & Mrs. Oasis. Copies are available for you to pick up at the Takoma Park Library. Join us in a discussion of Limbo's return to the streets and Rhapsody's plan to take Limbo down!
Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.) Logo

Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.)

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
Are you a local reader at least 21 years old? Looking for a more casual book club experience? Then join us for Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.), a book group for younger adults.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

'Wild' by Cheryl Strayed

Southwest Library

1 p.m.
You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion. Copies of this month's selection, Wild by Cheryl Strayed, are available for checkout at the information desk.

Monday, June 1, 2015

BRUHS flier

BRUHS: Book Reading Uplifts His Spirit

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
BRUHS -- Book Reading Uplifts His Spirit -- a monthly LGBT book club and community outreach, meets every first Monday in Auditorium A-5.
ForestFeast

Feeder's Advisory: A Book Club For Those Who Love Food

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

7 p.m.
Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? This month’s selection is Erin Gleeson’s The Forest Feast: Simple Vegetarian Recipes from My Cabin in the Woods.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Cover image: Sense and Sensibility

Movable Feast: Classics Reading Group

Georgetown Library

1 p.m.
Join Movable Feast as we return to Georgetown Neighborhood Library to discuss Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen.
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Chevy Chase Library Book Club: 'An Untamed State'

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
The June selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is An Untamed State by Roxane Gay. 

CCH Library Book Club

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Come discuss contemporary fiction and non-fiction selections the first Tuesday of every month.   

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

brown bag book chat.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading.  Love it or hate it, we want to know.  Or you can share in person. Just drop into the Popular Library during the meeting and get a free book or audiobook and a stylish but sturdy library tote to carry home your treasure. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc
The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood

History Book Club

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
The Information has become required reading for many Library and Information Science students. I was one of those required to read this book not long after its publication in 2011.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

brown bag book chat.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading.  Love it or hate it, we want to know.  Or you can share in person. Just drop into the Popular Library during the meeting and get a free book or audiobook and a stylish but sturdy library tote to carry home your treasure. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc
Experimental Book

What Did We Just Read?! Book Club

Takoma Park Library

7:30 p.m.
Do you like to be left scratching your head after finishing a book? Do you enjoy asking yourself, “What, exactly, did I just read?” What Did I Just Read?! Book Club may be just what you’re looking for! Once a month, we’ll meet to discuss an innovative work of literature that avoids taking the straight path from A to B. These books sometimes start at B, or they skip B, or they never really leave A. Perhaps they just circle around point C.

Monday, June 15, 2015

The Casual Vacancy book cover.

Fiction Lover's Book Club

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
Please join The Fiction Lover's Book Club as we discuss J.K. Rowling's The Casual Vacancy.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

'Beautiful Music for Ugly Children' by Kirstin Cronn-Mills

Queer Book Club: 'Beautiful Music for Ugly Children' by Kirstin Cronn-Mills

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Come to the Queer Book Club at Northeast Library! We meet the third Tuesday of every month. For June, we are reading Beautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kirstin Cronn-Mills.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

brown bag book chat.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading.  Love it or hate it, we want to know.  Or you can share in person. Just drop into the Popular Library during the meeting and get a free book or audiobook and a stylish but sturdy library tote to carry home your treasure. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Hitchcock, master of suspense and mystery.

Mystery Book Club

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Discuss a different mystery each month. Call 202-282-0193 for the current month's book.
Book club

Adult Book Club

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Join our Adult Book Club every third Thursday of the month. We have a lively group discussion for an hour and read mostly literary fiction titles. Members vote on the next book to read each month -- please call the branch for title information at 202-576-7252.
Cover image of Redeployment

Georgetown Book Club

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Phil Klay's short story collection -- and winner of the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction -- Redeployment. The collection explores U.S. soldiers' experiences serving in Iraq and Afghanistan and returning home. Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Malice of Fortune cover

Southeast Adult Book Club

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Please join the Southeast Book Club or a fun and interesting discussion of the monthly book. The June book is The Malice of Fortune by Michael Ennis.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

brown bag book chat.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading.  Love it or hate it, we want to know.  Or you can share in person. Just drop into the Popular Library during the meeting and get a free book or audiobook and a stylish but sturdy library tote to carry home your treasure. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club meets the fourth Thursday of every month in the main-floor meeting room.We alternate between fiction and nonfiction each month.For more information, please contact Ana Elisa de Campos Salles at anaelisa.decampossalles@dc.gov or call 202-671-3122.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Tale of the Allergist's Wife

Playscripts Book Club: The Tale of the Allergist's Wife at Theater J

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

7:30 p.m.
The newest addition to DC Public Library's roster of book clubs is here: Playscripts Book Club!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Elena Ferrante's books image

Elena Ferrante’s 'Neapolitan Novels' Book Club

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
Ferrante’s "Neapolitan Novels," a series about two perceptive and intelligent girls from Naples who try to create lives for themselves within a violent and numbing culture, consist of My Brilliant Friend (2010), 

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

brown bag book chat.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading.  Love it or hate it, we want to know.  Or you can share in person. Just drop into the Popular Library during the meeting and get a free book or audiobook and a stylish but sturdy library tote to carry home your treasure. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc