Book Clubs


Sometimes Strange Meeting: Music in Western Literature

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.
Movable Feast - Classics Reading Group

Movable Feast: Classics Reading Club

Join us for Moveable Feast, a new book club in which we discuss the classics! 
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Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.)

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 (T.T.B.C.), a new book group for younger adults.
Home by Toni Morrison

Capitol Hill Reads: 'Home' by Toni Morrison

Our February selection is Home by Toni Morrison - the Nobel laureate's story of an African-American veteran of the Korean War.
Afro Vegan

Feeder's Advisory : A book club for those who love food

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? Then come and join us for our inaugural cookbook book club! We will be discussing Bryant Terry’s recent cookbook Afro-Vegan : Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean & Southern Flavors Remixed.
Men We Reaped Book Cover

West End Nonfiction Book Club

Join the West End Nonfiction book club for a discussion of National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward's memoir Men We Reaped. 
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Queer Book Club: 'Redefining Realness' by Janet Mock

Come to the new monthly Queer Book Club at Northeast Neighborhood Library! We meet on the third Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m.  This January, we will discuss Redefining Realness by Janet Mock. 

Book Club with a Beat

Love music and books about your favorite bands and artists? Curious about the inspiration for your new favorite beat? Look no further! Join us the first Tuesday of every month in Room 221 to discuss good books and listen to great beats.  February's read: 

'Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' Book Discussion

Join your friendly librarian in discussing The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks in honor of Black History Month.
'1984' audiobook at DC Public Library

Special Book Discussion of George Orwell's '1984'

Join us as we discuss George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. A classic unlike any other, 1984 is startling, haunting, and timelier than ever. Copies are available for check out. Please see your librarian. Then join us on Monday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m. for a special film showing in celebration of the novel.