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Wednesday, Sept. 30, 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
Tropic of Cancer

Society of the Spectacle: Southwest Library's Literature Book Club

Southwest Library

6:30 p.m.
Tropic of Cancer has been described as "notorious for its candid sexuality" and as "responsible for the free speech that we now take for granted in literature."Banned in the United States in 1934, and then subsequently tried in 1961 for obscenity, the U.S. Supreme Court finally ruled the book as non-obscene in 1964.

Thursday, Oct. 1, 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.
Image book cover Istanbul: Memoirs and the City

International Authors' Book Club

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
Nobel Prize-winner Orhan Pamuk's Istanbul: Memoires and the City is a portrait of his city, shaped by memory and the melancholy that all Istanbullus share: the sadness that comes of living amid the ruins of a lost empire.

Monday, Oct. 5, 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, Oct. 6, 2015

Harvest of Empire

History Book Club

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Join our monthly History Book Club as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by discussing Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America by Juan Gonzalez.

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 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, Oct. 8, 2015

Americanos 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 October, we're reading Americanos: Latin America's Struggle for Independence by John Charles Chasteen in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

'Norwegian Wood' by Haruki Murakami

Fiction Fanatics: 'Norwegian Wood' by Haruki Murakami

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
The October selection for Northeast Library's Fiction Fanatics Book Club is Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami.

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 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
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.

Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

At the Water's Edge book cover.

Fiction Lover's Book Club

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
New time and place!Please join The Fiction Lover's Book Club as we discuss Sara Gruen's At the Water's Edge.  

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 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, Oct. 22, 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.
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.

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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!

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 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.
Image of Ragtime book cover

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.

Monday, Nov. 2, 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.

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 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, Nov. 5, 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.

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015

Redeployment book cover.

Fiction Lover's Book Club

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
New time and place!Please join The Fiction Lover's Book Club as we discuss Phil Klay's Redeployment.  

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote

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! DC Public Library is producing this book club in partnership with Capital Fringe.   

Wednesday, Nov. 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
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.