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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Bookcover of Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

Parent-Child Book Club

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
The Takoma Park Neighborhood Library's Parent-Child Book Club will discuss Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

'Room' cover art

Fiction Fanatics: 'Room' by Emma Donoghue

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Come to the new Fiction Fanatics Book Club at Northeast Library! This May, we will be reading Room by Emma Donoghue.

Wednesday, May 13, 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

Sunday, May 17, 2015

s street rising

Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club May Selection: S Street Rising by Ruben Castaneda

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
Join the Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club for an engaging discussion on S Street Rising; Crack, Murder, and Redemption in DC, by Ruben Castaneda.

Monday, May 18, 2015

City of Women 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 David Gillham's City of Women.  

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

'Tell the Wolves I'm Home' cover art

Queer Book Club: 'Tell the Wolves I'm Home' by Carol Rifka Brunt

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Come to the new Queer Book Club at Northeast Library! For May, we are reading Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt.

Wednesday, May 20, 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.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Capitol Hill Reads: 'Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage'

Southeast Library

6:30 p.m.
In May, we will read Haruki Murakami's recent, poignant Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage. Note that this month, we will meet at Northeast Branch Library at 330 7th St. NE.
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.
Cover image: The Invention of Wings

Georgetown Book Club

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Sue Monk Kidd's 2014 novel, The Invention of Wings. The novel explores the lives of abolitionist Sarah Grimke and slave Hetty "Handful" Grimke and the relationship between the two women. 

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Flowers in the Attic

Lowbrow Throwdown

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
We love the classics and literary fiction here at the Chevy Chase library, but it can’t all be Middlemarch, right?  Sometimes you have to read something fun, easy and frequently ridiculous. Then, preferably, you want to discuss it over drinks with friends.Hence Chevy Chase DC Library’s new book club, Lowbrow Throwdown.We meet on the forth Tuesday of the month in the Boiler Room at Jake’s American Grille  (5018 Connecticut Ave. NW) at 7 p.m.
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

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, 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.

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.

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.

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

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

Monday, June 15, 2015

Euphoria 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 Lily King's Euphoria.
Cover of "The Last Runaway"

Tenley Book Club

Tenley-Friendship Library

7:30 p.m.
This evening we will kick off our new Tenley Book Club! We will more recent fiction, including Tracy Chevalier's The Last Runaway, which we will discuss at this very first meeting. 

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.
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

Flowers in the Attic

Lowbrow Throwdown

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
We love the classics and literary fiction here at the Chevy Chase library, but it can’t all be Middlemarch, right?  Sometimes you have to read something fun, easy and frequently ridiculous. Then, preferably, you want to discuss it over drinks with friends.Hence Chevy Chase DC Library’s new book club, Lowbrow Throwdown.We meet on the forth Tuesday of the month in the Boiler Room at Jake’s American Grille  (5018 Connecticut Ave. NW) at 7 p.m.

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

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, 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.