Book Clubs

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Celebrating Washington's Neighborhoods: 'Lost in the City,' by Edward P. Jones

Join us for a lunchtime book discussion of Lost in the City by Pulitzer Prize winner Edward P. Jones.  Set in Washington and written by a native Washingtonian, these stories reveal D.C. as more than just a city of monuments, but a town filled with living, breathing, and imperfect human beings. The book, the author's first, won two major literary awards.
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Page to Screen: 'Away from Her' Screening & Alice Munro Discussion

This March, in honor of Women's History Month, DC Public Library will be screening the film Away From
When Washington Was In Vogue

'When Washington was in Vogue' book discussion

Join the Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club for a discussion of When Washington was in Vogue by Edward Christopher Williams. This lost novel written during the Harlem Renaissance is a timeless love story wonderfully enriched with the drama and style set in Washington DC in the 1920s.  Essence magazine says that the book is as "delightful as it is significant."
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Queer Book Club: 'Rubyfruit Jungle' by Rita Mae Brown

Come to the new Queer Book Club at Northeast Library! This March, in honor of Women's History Month, we are reading the classic lesbian novel Rubyfruit Jungle.
"Malcolm X--once called the most dangerous man in America--challenged the world to listen and learn the truth as he experienced it. And his enduring message is as relevant today as when he first delivered it."

Malcolm X Reading Group

Thursday nights at 7 p.m., for the month of February, join us for group discussions of The Autobiography of Malcolm X. All are welcome to join and participate.
Zeitoun

History/Biography Book Club

Please join us in the Medium Conference Room at 7 to discuss Zeitoun by Dave Eggers.
Cleopatra

History/Biography Book Club

Please join us in the Medium Conference Room at 7 pm when we will be discussing Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff.
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Southeast Adult Book Club

Please join the Southeast Book Club on the last Tuesday of each month for a fun and interesting discussion of the monthly book. In honor of Black History Month, February's book is Mom and Me and Mom by Maya Angelou.
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Southeast Adult Book Club

Please join the Southeast Book Club on the last Tuesday of each month for a fun and interesting discussion of the monthly book. The March book is Deep Winter by Samuel Gailey.
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Southeast Adult Book Club

Please join the Southeast Book Club on the last Tuesday of each month for a fun and interesting discussion of the monthly book. The April book is Hild by Nicola Griffith.

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