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Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Literature of the English-Speaking World

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
In the third session of Dr. Phil Burnham's six-part monthly series we will discuss Salman Rushdie's The Moor's Last Sigh. Call 202-282-3072 or come to the Information Desk to register.  Books available for checkout.

Environment and Fiction Book Club

Palisades Library

7:45 p.m.
Join us every second Thursday to read environmental books and some fiction.

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Middlemarch cover

Classics Revisited: 'Middlemarch'

Chevy Chase Library

6 p.m.
Our lecture/discussion series “Classic Revisited” will continue this November and December with a focus on George Eliot’s masterpiece Middlemarch. Professor Jonathan Loesberg from American University will be our guest to talk about the book and lead a discussion.

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Skim by Mariko Tamaki

Queer Book Club: 'Skim' by Mariko Tamaki

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Come to the first meeting of a new monthly Queer Book Club at Northeast Neighborhood Library!

Southeast Adult Book Club

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Please join the Southeast Book Club for a fun and interesting discus

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Books & Bars

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
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Talking Book Club

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
The Talking Book Club meets at 11 a.m. the third Thursday of each month in Room 215.See the daily calendar for MLK Library for information about specific titles for upcoming meetings.Brown bag lunches welcome; we provide coffee, tea and cold water. 

Mystery Book Club

Chevy Chase Library

(All day)
Discuss a different Mystery each month.Call 202-282-0193 for the current month's book.
Transatlantic by Colum McCann

Capitol Hill Reads Book Club

Southeast Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a book club for and by the book lovers of Capitol Hill. Every month, we will read a different book, in a different location on the Hill.

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

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.

'Life After Life'

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Kate Atkinson's 2013 novel,

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

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

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

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
Are you a local reader between the ages of 21 and 35? Looking for a more casual book club experience? Then join us for Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.), a new book group for younger adults.

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

Trashy Book Club

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

(All day)
Join us for our romance book club to discuss all your favorite bodice rippers!

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Book Club with a Beat

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
Got a love of music? Want to know more about your favorite band? Curious where that beat came from? Join us the first Tuesday of every month in room 221 to discuss and listen to our popular music traditions.Upcoming reads:

CCH Library Book Club

Chevy Chase Library

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

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Village Book Club

Palisades Library

1:30 p.m.
The Village Book Club meets every first Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Call or check the Palisades Library website for the book title.

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

History Book Club

Chevy Chase Library

1 p.m.
Come and have an adventure in books! We will discuss non-fiction books that deal with history, or biography. The second Tuesday of each month.Call 202-282-0193 for the current book that is being discussed.

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

brown bag book chat.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every second 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. 

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

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?”

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Literature of the English-Speaking World

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
In the fourth session of Dr. Phil Burnham's six-part monthly series we will discuss Noo Saro-Wiwa's Looking for Transwonderland.  Call 202-282-3072 or come to the Information Desk to register.  Books available for checkout.

Environment and Fiction Book Club

Palisades Library

7:45 p.m.
Join us every second Thursday at 7:45 p.m. to discuss environmental books and some fiction.

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

My Life in MIddlemarch

Classics Revisited: 'My Life in Middlemarch'

Chevy Chase Library

6 p.m.
Our lecture/discussion series “Classic Revisited” will continue this December with its focus on George Eliot’s masterpiece Middlemarch

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Talking Book Club

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
The Talking Book Club meets at 11 a.m. the third Thursday of each month in Room 215.See the daily calendar for MLK Library for information about specific titles for upcoming meetings.Brown bag lunches welcome; we provide coffee, tea and cold water. 

Mystery Book Club

Chevy Chase Library

(All day)
Discuss a different Mystery each month.Call 202-282-0193 for the current month's book.

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

'And the Mountains Echoed'

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Khaled Hosseini's 2013 novel,

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

Southeast Adult Book Club

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Please join the Southeast Book Club on the last Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Book Club with a Beat

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
Got a love of music? Want to know more about your favorite band? Curious where that beat came from? Join us the first Tuesday of every month in room 221 to discuss and listen to our popular music traditions.Upcoming reads:

CCH Library Book Club

Chevy Chase Library

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