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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

'Naked' by David Sedaris

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
The Chevy Chase Branch Library History and Biography Book Club will discuss Naked by humorist David Sedaris.  We will meet at Bread & Chocolate Restaurant at 5542 Connecticut Ave. NW. Look for the table with a copy of the book propped up in the middle of the table.

Wednesday, March 11, 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
Mystery Thriller Book Club at Northeast Library

Mystery Thriller Book Club

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
The Mystery Thriller Book Club meets the second Wednesday of each month in the Conference Room, Lower Level. The book selections for the next few months are:

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?”

Monday, March 16, 2015

Still Life With Bread Crumbs 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 Anna Quindlen's Still Life With Bread Crumbs.  

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Rubyfruit Jungle cover

Queer Book Club: 'Rubyfruit Jungle' by Rita Mae Brown

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Come to the new Queer Book Club at Northeast Library! This March, in honor of Women's History Month, we are reading the classic lesbian novel Rubyfruit Jungle.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Palisades Book Club

Palisades Library

7:30 p.m.
Please join us for a discussion of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou.

Wednesday, March 18, 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 Double Book Cover

Books & Bars

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
Join DC Public Library librarians on the third Wednesday of each month at Gordon Biersch Brewery for a modern-day book club. Books & Bars is a book club that promises great food, drinks, a comfortable atmosphere, and great discussion on today’s most intriguing books.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

On Such a Full Sea

Capitol Hill Reads: 'On Such a Full Sea' by Chang-rae Lee

Southeast Library

6:30 p.m.
Our March selection is On Such a Full Sea by Chang-rae Lee, a love story set in the ruins of future Baltimore. Our March meeting will be at Pound the Hill at 621 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.
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.

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.
Orphan Train

Georgetown Book Club

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Christina Baker Kline's 2013 novel, Orphan Train. In the novel, a teen growing up in foster care and an elderly woman sent as a child to the Midwest for adoption form an unlikely connection.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

'Away from Her' promotional art

Page to Screen: 'Away from Her' Screening & Alice Munro Discussion

Palisades Library

1 p.m.
This March, in honor of Women's History Month, DC Public Library will be screening the film Away From

Monday, March 23, 2015

Cleopatra

History/Biography Book Club

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
Please join us in the Medium Conference Room at 7 pm when we will be discussing Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff.

Wednesday, March 25, 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

Book to Film Club

Takoma Park Library

6:30 p.m.
Read, watch, discuss. Committed to settling the eternal question: Which is better, the book or the movie? We meet on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Please contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to get a copy of the next book.

Thursday, March 26, 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.
The Replacement Wife - Cover

Ladies' Night Book Club

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a discussion of Tiffany L. Warren's The Replacement Wife. Gold-digger Chloe, growing impatient as she awaits widower Quentin Chambers' decision about whether to marry her or his new nanny, Montana, decides to take matters into her own hands.
Image: Twentythirtysomething Book Club 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.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Literary Capital cover

Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion

Cleveland Park Library

2 p.m.
For March's Legends & Lore DC book discussion series, we will continue our discussion of Literary Capital edited by Christopher Sten. 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Deep Winter 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 March book is Deep Winter by Samuel Gailey.

Wednesday, April 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
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Sometimes Strange Meeting: Music in Western Literature

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
The West End Library Friends presents a reading and discussion series for Winter/Spring 2015. Discussions are led by Ori Z. Soltes, Professorial Lecturer, Department of Theology, Georgetown University. The Tempest by William Shakespeare Jan. 28, 6:30-8:45 p.m.

Monday, April 6, 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.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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, April 8, 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

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?”

Wednesday, April 15, 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