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Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015

One Summer: America, 1927

'Bill Bryson's One Summer: America, 1927'

Southwest Library

1 p.m.
You are cordially invited to attend the August Southwest Book Discussion. Copies of the August selection, One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson are available for checkout at the information desk.

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

ModernWaytoEat

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 Anna Jones’s A Modern Way to Eat: 200+ Satisfying Vegetarian Recipes (That Will Make You Feel Amazing).

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 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, Sept. 3, 2015

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club

Cleveland Park Library

6:30 p.m.
The Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club meets on the first Thursday of the month (except August) at Barnes and Noble, located at 12th and E streets, NW.  The monthly selection is listed on dclibrary.org/clevelandpark, or call 202-282-3072.

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

Hare with the Amber Eyes cover

Chevy Chase Library Book Club: 'Hare with the Amber Eyes'

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
The September selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is The Hare with the Amber Eyes&nbsp

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 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

Monday, Sept. 14, 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, Sept. 15, 2015

'None of the Above' by I.W. Gregorio

Queer Book Club: 'None of the Above' by I.W. Gregorio

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Come to the Queer Book Club at Northeast Library! We meet on the third Tuesday of every month in the conference room on our lower level. This September we will be reading None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio.

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 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
A Dance With Dragons cover

A Dance With Dragons: Discussion 1

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
We will discuss book five of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R.
Heart

Short Stories and Short Dates

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Looking to meet someone special? For the month of September, join us for a special speed-dating book club and meet other literary-minded singles in DC.
All Our Names

Capitol Hill Reads 'All Our Names' by Dinaw Mengestu

Southeast Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a discussion of All Our Names, local author Dinaw Mengestu's novel of love and politics in 1970s New York. NB: September's discussion will take place at our newest neighborhood eatery: Bayou Bakery at 901 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.
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.
Kaffir Boy cover image

History/Biography Book Club

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

7 p.m.
Every month, we discuss a book about important historical events, figures, and more.  In September, we'll be reading Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa by Mark Mathabane in honor of Banned Books Week.
The Cut

Mystery Book Club

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
As a special selection the Chevy Chase Mystery Book club will be discussing local author George Pelecanos' The Cut.  
Cover image of Station Eleven

Georgetown Book Club

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Emily St. John Mandel's 2014 novel Station Eleven.

Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015

Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club September 2015

Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club September Selection

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
The Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club will meet to discuss One Nation: What We Can Do To Save America's Future by Dr. Ben Carson.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 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

Book to Film Club

Takoma Park Library

6:30 p.m.
Which is better, the book or the movie? Throw in your two cents at the Book to Film Club. Contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to discover the most recent title. Popcorn will be provided.
One Summer: America, 1927

Twentythirtysomething Book Club (TTBC)

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 (TTBC), a book group for younger adults.

Thursday, Sept. 24, 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.
Cover of Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club Reads Roz Chast

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
The Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club selection for September 2015 is Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast.
Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library

Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
The Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library Book Club meets the fourth Thursday of every month in Conference Room 1 on the lower level. We alternate between fiction and nonfiction each month. For more information, please email staff at mtpleasantlibrary@dc.gov or call 202-671-3122.
Thirteen Days in September Book Cover

West End Nonfiction Book Club

West End Library

7 p.m.
In recognition of the Camp David Accords signed on Sept. 17, 1978, please join the West End Nonfiction Book Club for a discussion of Thirteen Days in September, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright.

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

House Girl 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 book is The House Girl by Tara Conklin.
Hay Fever by Noel Coward

Playscripts: A Play-Reading Book Club

Southeast Library

7:30 p.m.
The newest addition to DC Public Library's roster of book clubs is here: Playscripts: A Play-Reading Book Club!
The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

Lowbrow Throwdown: 'The Exorcist'

Chevy Chase Library

8 p.m.
When we looked at our calendar, we realized our next meeting is in late September.