Books & Bars

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Books & Bars

Reinventing the book club

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

Upcoming Book Discussions

January 20, 2016
Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry

February 17, 2016
Black History Month Book Selection

God Help the Child by Toni Morrison

March 16, 2016
Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell

April 16, 2016
If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

May 18, 2016
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

June 15, 2016
Season of Migration to the North by Ṭayyib Ṣāliḥ

Socializing and happy hour specials begin at 6:30 p.m., book discussion begins at 7 p.m. RSVP encouraged to ensure enough seating. To RSVP, please visit

For further information, please contact Kari Mitchell (, Turner Freeman ( or David Gillette (